53 days in Malaga & Chicago Itinerary

53 days in Malaga & Chicago Itinerary

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53 days in Malaga & Chicago Itinerary

Start: Chicago, United States
Fly:  15​h
1
Malaga, Spain
— 28 nights
Fly:  15​h
2
Chicago, United States
— 23 nights
End: Chicago, United States

28
nights
Malaga, Spain

Malaga ©
Modern yet historic, Málaga is a lively city famous for being the birthplace of Pablo Picasso.
Change things up with these side-trips from Malaga: Nerja (El Puente del Águila, Church of El Salvador, & more), Marbella (Aloha Golf Club & Dali Sculptures) and Granada (Palacio de Alcazar Genil, Alhambra, & more). And it doesn't end there: take an in-depth tour of Alcazaba, admire the masterpieces at Museo Picasso Malaga, make a trip to Puerto de Málaga, and explore the stunning scenery at El Tajo de Ronda.

For other places to visit, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Malaga online day trip planner .

Chicago, USA to Malaga is an approximately 15-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time (CST) to Central European Time (CET) is 7 hours. Traveling from Chicago in October, things will get a bit warmer in Malaga: highs are around 78°F and lows about 61°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 31st (Thu) to allow time for travel to Chicago.

Things to do in Malaga

Parks Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trips

Ronda, Granada, Nerja, Cordoba, Benalmadena
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Alhambra ©
Alhambra
Alcazaba ©
Alcazaba
Mezquita Cathedral de Cordoba ©
Mezquita Cathedral de Cordoba

23
nights
Chicago, United States

Chicago ©
A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
Venture out of the city with trips to Lizzadro Museum of Lapidary Art (in Elmhurst), Butler Winery (in Chesterton) and Gary Southshore Railcats (in Gary). There's much more to do: explore the world behind art at The Art Institute of Chicago, observe the fascinating underwater world at Shedd Aquarium, engage your brain at Museum of Science and Industry, and get to know the resident critters at Lincoln Park Zoo.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Chicago travel planner .

You can fly from Malaga to Chicago in 15 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of flight and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 7 hours traveling from Malaga to Chicago. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Malaga in October; daily highs in Chicago reach 65°F and lows reach 49°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Chicago

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Milwaukee, Oak Park, South Bend, Evanston, Dixon
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The Art Institute of Chicago ©
The Art Institute of Chicago
Millennium Park ©
Millennium Park
Skydeck Chicago - Willis Tower ©
Skydeck Chicago - Willis Tower

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