42 days in Chicago & Florida's Paradise Coast Itinerary

42 days in Chicago & Florida's Paradise Coast Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States sightseeing planner
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Chicago
— 18 nights
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Marco Island
— 8 nights
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Naples
— 14 nights
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Chicago — 18 nights

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 South Bend (Grotto of Our Lady Lourdes & Basilica of the Sacred Heart), Cantigny Park (in Wheaton) and Illinois Holocaust Museum & Education Center (in Skokie). Next up on the itinerary: admire the masterpieces at The Art Institute of Chicago, enjoy breathtaking views from 360 Chicago Observation Deck, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Lincoln Park Zoo, and take a leisurely stroll along Navy Pier.

To find reviews, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Chicago travel planning tool.

Vilnius, Lithuania to Chicago is an approximately 14-hour flight. Traveling from Vilnius to Chicago, you'll gain 8 hours due to the time zone difference. In March, daily temperatures in Chicago can reach 8°C, while at night they dip to -1°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Tue) so you can catch the flight to Marco Island.
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Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Childrens Museums
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Marco Island — 8 nights

Marco Island is a city in Collier County, Florida, United States, located on an island by the same name in the Gulf of Mexico off the coast of Southwest Florida. Go for a jaunt from Marco Island to Everglades City to see Museum of the Everglades about 42 minutes away. There's still lots to do: take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, explore the landscape on two wheels at Island Bike Shop & Bicycle Rentals, kick back and relax at Keewaydin Island, and stroll through Capri Paddlecraft Park.

To see maps, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Marco Island online trip itinerary builder.

Getting from Chicago to Marco Island by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus, subway, and taxi. The time zone difference when traveling from Chicago to Marco Island is 1 hour. In March, Marco Island is much warmer than Chicago - with highs of 31°C and lows of 19°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Wed) so you can go by car to Naples.
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Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Museums
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Naples — 14 nights

Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Naples: Immokalee (Ten Thousand Islands National Wildlife Refuge & Lake Trafford).

To find where to stay, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Naples online trip itinerary maker.

Naples is just a short distance from Marco Island. April in Naples sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 22°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.
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