Day 1: London – Chicago
First stop on this USA cities twin centre holiday is Chicago. As your flight arrives the same day, there’s ample time to drop your bags off at the hotel and to head out into the city. Why not enjoy sunset over Millennium Park or perhaps take in dinner at the Hard Rock Café where memorabilia by Eric Clapton and Ray Charles are on show? Stay 3 nights at the Doubletree by Hilton Chicago Magnificent Mile (or similar).
Day 2-3: Chicago
Sitting pretty along Lake Michigan, spend your days discovering the many attractions of the Windy City, from the aerial views from the John Hancock Observatory or the Skydeck in the Willis Tower, to the captivating art pieces dotted around Millennium Park, including the iconic Bean sculpture. Shop till you drop along Michigan Avenue with its Magnificent Mile of designer to boutique shops; enjoy classic Chicago cuisines, from the deep dish pizza to the original hot dog; explore the long stretch of shoreline where sandy beaches are waiting to be discovered; and no trip is complete without experiencing Chicago’s electric blues scene.
Day 4: Chicago – New York
Today, leave behind the relaxed pace of Chicago and be prepared to get immersed in the frenetic energy that New York City has to offer. Why not head down to the Meatpacking district and hang with the cool crowd, due to its selection of boutique shops and chic bars and restaurants. Stay 3 nights at the Holiday Inn New York City Midtown - 57th Street (or similar).
Day 5-6: New York
You’ve seen the film, now it’s time to see the Big Apple for yourself! From the excitement of Times Square and the shows of Broadway to the tranquil expanse of Central Park, there’s something for everyone to see. Hop on a ferry to see the Statue of Liberty, head to the top of the The Empire State Building to take in the aerial views, shop along Fifth Avenue for its designer shops, then head down to Soho for the quirky boutique finds. Discover the arts of the Guggenheim and MoMa, and dine out NYC style, from the classic pizza joints to Michelin star restaurants – be sure to pack it all in!
Day 7: New York – London
Bid farewell to your discovery of the USA’s iconic cities today, as you head back to the airport to catch your overnight flight back to London.(read more...)