20 days in Chicago & Europe Itinerary

20 days in Chicago & Europe Itinerary

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Start: Detroit, United States
train:  5 h
1
Chicago, United States
— 1 night
Fly:  6 h 30 min
2
Keflavik, Iceland
— Few hours
Fly:  4 h
3
Horley, United Kingdom
— Few hours
train:  30 min
4
London, United Kingdom
— 7 nights
Train:  2 h 30 min
5
Paris, France
— 5 nights
Fly:  4 h 45 min
6
Dublin, Ireland
— 5 nights
Fly:  9 h 30 min
End: Detroit, United States

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night
Chicago, United States

Chicago ©
A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
On the 25th (Wed), pause for some photo ops at Cloud Gate and then walk around Millennium Park.

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Detroit to Chicago is an approximately 4- hour combination of bus and flight. You can also drive; or take a train. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Central Standard Time (CST), which is usually a -1 hour difference. In April, plan for daily highs up to 59°F, and evening lows to 40°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) so you can travel to Keflavik.

Things to do in Chicago

Museums Childrens Museums Parks
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The Art Institute of Chicago ©
The Art Institute of Chicago
Museum of Science and Industry ©
Museum of Science and Industry
Skydeck Chicago - Willis Tower ©
Skydeck Chicago - Willis Tower

few
hours
Keflavik, Iceland

Keflavik
Keflavík is a town in the Reykjanes region in southwest Iceland. For reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Keflavik road trip planning tool.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Chicago to Keflavik. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time (CST) to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) is 6 hours. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Chicago in April: high temperatures in Keflavik hover around 42°F and lows are around 33°F. You will leave for Horley on the 27th (Fri).

Things to do in Keflavik

Tours Outdoors Wildlife
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hours
Horley, United Kingdom

Horley
Horley is a town in Surrey on the border of Surrey and West Sussex, England, south of the twin towns of Reigate and Redhill, and neighbouring Gatwick Airport and in turn Crawley. To find ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Horley itinerary planner.

Explore your travel options from Keflavik to Horley with the Route module. Traveling from Keflavik in April, expect Horley to be a bit warmer, temps between 56°F and 39°F. On the 27th (Fri), you'll travel to London.

Things to do in Horley

Nightlife Parks Outdoors
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nights
London, United Kingdom

London ©
Vibrant and noisy, London is one of the world’s leading cities, an international capital of culture, education, fashion, music, finance, trade, and politics.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Camden Market, Tate Modern, Baker Street, and other attractions you added. There's much more to do: take in the views from Tower Bridge, steep yourself in history at Buckingham Palace, take in the spiritual surroundings of Westminster Abbey, and pause for some serene contemplation at St. Paul's Cathedral.

To see maps, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the London trip itinerary maker site.

London is just a short distance from Horley. April in London sees daily highs of 56°F and lows of 40°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Fri) to allow time to take a train to Paris.

Things to do in London

Historic Sites Museums Nightlife
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St. Dunstan In The West ©
St. Dunstan In The West
National Gallery ©
National Gallery
Tower Bridge ©
Tower Bridge

5
nights
Paris, France

Paris ©
A beautiful and romantic city fit for any itinerary, Paris brims with historic associations and remains vastly influential in the realms of culture, art, fashion, food and design.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Moulin Rouge, Place du Tertre, Maison de Victor Hugo, and other attractions. Go for a jaunt from Paris to Versailles to see Palace of Versailles about 48 minutes away. There's much more to do: explore the world behind art at Louvre Museum, admire the landmark architecture of Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris, walk around Luxembourg Gardens, and appreciate the history behind Arc de Triomphe.

For photos, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Paris trip planner.

Getting from London to Paris by train takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of car and train. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Central European Standard Time (CET), which is usually a 1 hour difference. In May, daily temperatures in Paris can reach 64°F, while at night they dip to 49°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Wed) so you can travel to Dublin.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trip

Palace of Versailles
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Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris ©
Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower

5
nights
Dublin, Ireland

Dublin ©
A history spanning over a thousand years, vibrant nightlife, and a mix of Georgian and modern architecture make Dublin a popular European tourist destination.
You've added Marsh's Library, National Museum of Ireland - Archaeology, Monument to Oscar Wilde, and other attractions to your itinerary. There's still lots to do: steep yourself in history at Guinness Storehouse, get a sense of history and politics at Dublin Castle, sample the fine beverages at Jameson Distillery Bow St., and enjoy the scholastic atmosphere at Trinity College Dublin.

To see reviews, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Dublin online trip planner.

Fly from Paris to Dublin in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, shuttle, and flight; or do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) is minus 1 hour. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Paris in May; daily highs in Dublin reach 59°F and lows reach 43°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Dublin

Museums Historic Sites Parks
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Guinness Storehouse ©
Guinness Storehouse
Phoenix Park ©
Phoenix Park
Kilmainham Gaol Museum ©
Kilmainham Gaol Museum

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