14 days in Quebec & Chicago Itinerary

14 days in Quebec & Chicago Itinerary

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Montreal, Canada
— 3 nights
2
Montebello, Canada
— 2 nights
3
Quebec City, Canada
— 4 nights
4
Chicago, United States
— 4 nights

3
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Montreal, Canada

Montreal ©
Quebec's economic and cultural capital, Montreal serves as the province's major point of entry, known for its rich history and high standard of living.
Get some cultural insight at Notre-Dame Basilica and Barbie Expo. Visit Cathedral of Marie-Reine-du-Monde and St. Patrick's Basilica for their historical value. There's much more to do: browse the eclectic array of goods at Atwater Market, make a trip to Rue Ste.-Catherine, witness the site of a historic battle at Place Jacques-Cartier, and take an in-depth tour of Chateau Ramezay Historic Site and Museum of Montreal.

To see traveler tips, photos, reviews, and tourist information, read Montreal trip planning tool.

San Francisco, USA to Montreal is an approximately 10-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of subway, train, and bus. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST) is 3 hours. In December, Montreal is colder than San Francisco - with highs of °F and lows of °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) so you can drive to Montebello.

Things to do in Montreal

Shopping Historic Sites Neighborhoods
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Notre-Dame Basilica ©
Notre-Dame Basilica
Old Port of Montreal ©
Old Port of Montreal
Barbie Expo ©
Barbie Expo

2
nights
Montebello, Canada

Montebello ©
Montebello is a municipality located in the Papineau Regional County Municipality of Western Quebec (Canada). Start off your visit on the 26th (Thu): look for all kinds of wild species at Omega Park, examine the collection at Higginson Tower, thenadmire the masterpieces at Centre Culturel Le Chenail Cultural Centre, and finally look for gifts at Les Tresors de Jacob. Keep things going the next day: take an in-depth tour of Ancienne Prison de L'Orignal Old Jail, view the masterpieces at Arbor Gallery Cultural Centre, and then examine the collection at Glengarry Pioneer Museum.

To find ratings, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Montebello visit planning website.

Traveling by car from Montreal to Montebello takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In December, daytime highs in Montebello are °F, while nighttime lows are °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Quebec City.

Things to do in Montebello

Museums Shopping Parks

Side Trips

Hawkesbury, Vankleek Hill, Glengarry Pioneer Museum
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Omega Park ©
Omega Park
Ancienne Prison de L'Orignal Old Jail ©
Ancienne Prison de L'Orignal Old Jail
Glengarry Pioneer Museum ©
Glengarry Pioneer Museum

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Quebec City, Canada

Quebec City ©
With a World Heritage-listed old town, Quebec City remains a walkable and safe hub of culture, commerce, and education offering a blend of fascinating history and a range of tourist-oriented activities.
Explore hidden gems such as Musee de la civilisation and Basilique Cathedrale - Notre-Dame-de-Quebec. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Old Quebec and Plains of Abraham. When in Quebec City, make a side trip to see Basilica of Sainte-Anne-de-Beaupre in Sainte Anne de Beaupre, approximately Sainte Anne de Beaupre away. And it doesn't end there: appreciate the extensive heritage of Place Royale, stop by Lower Town (Basse-Ville), don't miss a visit to Old Port, and contemplate the long history of Morrin Centre.

To see reviews, ratings, and tourist information, read our Quebec City road trip tool.

Drive from Montebello to Quebec City in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Tue) to allow time to travel to Chicago.

Things to do in Quebec City

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Parks

Side Trip

Basilica of Sainte-Anne-de-Beaupre
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Old Quebec ©
Old Quebec
Lower Town (Basse-Ville) ©
Lower Town (Basse-Ville)
Plains of Abraham ©
Plains of Abraham

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Chicago, United States

Chicago ©
A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
Get some cultural insight at The Art Institute of Chicago and Milwaukee Art Museum. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Chicago Cultural Center and Richard H. Driehaus Museum. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Chicago: Volo Auto Museum (in Volo), Albanese Candy Factory (in Merrillville) and Baha'i House of Worship (in Wilmette). The adventure continues: take a stroll through Lincoln Park, brush up on your military savvy at Cantigny Park, make a trip to Grotto of Our Lady Lourdes, and have some family-friendly fun at Fox in a Box Chicago.

To see other places to visit, maps, photos, and more tourist information, use the Chicago sightseeing planner.

Traveling by flight from Quebec City to Chicago takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and car. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Central Standard Time is minus 1 hour. In December, daytime highs in Chicago are °F, while nighttime lows are °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Chicago

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trips

South Bend, Cantigny Park, Volo Auto Museum, Albanese Candy Factory, Milwaukee Art Museum
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Fox in a Box Chicago ©
Fox in a Box Chicago
Cantigny Park ©
Cantigny Park
Milwaukee Art Museum ©
Milwaukee Art Museum

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