8 days in Chicago & Vero Beach Itinerary

8 days in Chicago & Vero Beach Itinerary

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8 days in Chicago & Vero Beach Itinerary

Start: Orlando, Florida
Fly:  5 h
1
Chicago
— 6 nights
Fly + Shuttle:  7 h
2
Vero Beach
— 1 day
Drive:  2 h
End: Orlando, Florida

6
nights
Chicago

Chicago ©
A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Chicago: Basilica of the Sacred Heart (in South Bend), Anderson Japanese Gardens (in Rockford) and Whiskey Acres Distilling Co. (in DeKalb). There's lots more to do: admire the masterpieces at The Art Institute of Chicago, get a new perspective on nature at Field Museum, admire the landmark architecture of 360 Chicago Observation Deck, and get to know the resident critters at Lincoln Park Zoo.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Chicago day trip app .

Orlando to Chicago is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Orlando to Chicago. In September, Chicago is little chillier than Orlando - with highs of 78°F and lows of 61°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Sun) early enough to travel to Vero Beach.

Things to do in Chicago

Museums Parks Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Whiskey Acres Distilling Co., Basilica of the Sacred Heart, Frank Lloyd Wright Home and Studio, Anderson Japanese Gardens, Horseshoe Hammond
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The Art Institute of Chicago ©
The Art Institute of Chicago
Millennium Park ©
Millennium Park
Museum of Science and Industry ©
Museum of Science and Industry

1
day
Vero Beach

Vero Beach is a city in, and the seat of Indian River County, Florida, United States. On the 16th (Mon), take a memorable tour with Tours and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Treasure Shores Beach Park.

To see more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Vero Beach road trip planner.

Do a combination of flight and shuttle from Chicago to Vero Beach in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time (CST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST) is 1 hour. Traveling from Chicago in September, expect Vero Beach to be somewhat warmer, temps between 88°F and 73°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Mon) early enough to go by car back home.

Things to do in Vero Beach

Outdoors Tours Adventure
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Stand-Up Paddleboarding

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