2 days in Fort Lauderdale & Chicago Itinerary

2 days in Fort Lauderdale & Chicago Itinerary

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Fort Lauderdale
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Chicago
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Fort Lauderdale

— 1 day

Venice of America

Known as the "Venice of America" because of its extensive network of navigable waterways, Fort Lauderdale welcomes over 10 million annual visitors, most of them attracted by the city's popular beaches and marinas.
On the 11th (Sat), get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, learn about all things military at Naval Air Station Fort Lauderdale Museum, then get outside with JP Outfitters Inc., and finally kick back and relax at Hollywood Beach.

To see maps, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Fort Lauderdale day trip planning tool.

Use the Route module to find travel options from your starting location to Fort Lauderdale. In July, daytime highs in Fort Lauderdale are 90°F, while nighttime lows are 78°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) early enough to catch the flight to Chicago.

Things to do in Fort Lauderdale

Outdoors · Beaches · Tours · Parks

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Chicago

— 1 night

Windy City

A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Sun): enjoy breathtaking views from Skydeck Chicago - Willis Tower, then walk around Millennium Park, then admire the masterpieces at The Art Institute of Chicago, and finally admire the local landmark of Buckingham Fountain.

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You can fly from Fort Lauderdale to Chicago in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Central Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. In July, Chicago is little chillier than Fort Lauderdale - with highs of 83°F and lows of 67°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) so you can fly back home.

Things to do in Chicago

Museums · Parks
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