8 days in Ithaca & Chicago Itinerary

8 days in Ithaca & Chicago Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States trip planner
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Ithaca
— 3 nights
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Chicago
— 4 nights
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Ithaca — 3 nights

Ithaca is a city in the Southern Tier-Finger Lakes region of New York. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Ithaca: Silver Springs Winery L.L.C. (in Burdett), Glenn H. Curtiss Museum (in Hammondsport) and Watkins Glen (Watkins Glen International & Watkins Glen State Park). Next up on the itinerary: examine the collection at Corning Museum of Glass, admire the majestic nature at Taughannock Falls State Park, get to know the resident critters at Animal Adventure Park, and shop like a local with Sunny Days of Ithaca.

To see photos, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Ithaca visit planner.

Syracuse to Ithaca is an approximately 1.5-hour car ride. You can also take a bus. August in Ithaca sees daily highs of 78°F and lows of 56°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Thu) so you can catch the flight to Chicago.
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Parks · Museums · Nature · Wineries
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Chicago — 4 nights

A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
Chicago is known for sightseeing, museums, and nightlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: explore the world behind art at The Art Institute of Chicago, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Shedd Aquarium, get a new perspective on nature at Field Museum, and enjoy breathtaking views from Skydeck Chicago - Willis Tower.

To see reviews, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, use the Chicago trip itinerary planner.

Fly from Ithaca to Chicago in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Ithaca to Chicago is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Ithaca in August, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Chicago, with lows around 67°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Mon) early enough to catch the flight back home.
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Museums · Parks · Childrens Museums · Zoos & Aquariums
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