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Chicago to New York City drive in an RV

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RV campgrounds from Chicago to New York City

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Here's a sample itinerary for a camping drive from Chicago to New York City in your RV. If you're planning a road trip to New York City, you can research locations to stop along the way. Make sure you check road conditions to double check the weather. Find the best RV parks, campgrounds, hotels, restaurants, and attractions based on the most talked about places recommended by Trippy members and AllStays. Scroll down to see all the RV campgrounds along the way.

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 Day 1

9:00 am  start in Chicago
drive for about 1.5 hours

10:38 am  South Bend
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 11:38 am
drive for about 2.5 hours

2:10 pm  Toledo (Ohio)
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 3:10 pm
drive for about 2 hours

4:59 pm  Cleveland
stay for about 1.5 hours
and leave at 6:29 pm
drive for about 1 hour

7:43 pm  Youngstown (Ohio)
stay overnight at Days Inn & Suites Girard
leave the next day around 9:00 am

day 1 driving ≈ 7 hours
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 Day 2

9:00 am  leave from Days Inn & Suites Girard
drive for about 2 hours

10:50 am  DuBois (Pennsylvania)
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 11:50 am
drive for about 2 hours

1:48 pm  Williamsport (Pennsylvania)
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 2:48 pm
drive for about 1.5 hours

4:11 pm  Wilkes Barre
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 5:11 pm
drive for about 2 hours

7:24 pm  arrive in New York City

day 2 driving ≈ 7.5 hours
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Chicago to New York City questions

profile  Agustinus asked:
Places to stop  (0 answers)

What are RV campgrounds along the way?

South Bend  (7 answers)
    Spaulding Lake Campground  (1 mention)

Toledo (Ohio)  (8 answers)
    Maumee Bay State Park  (1 mention)
    restaurants around Toledo (Ohio):
        Manhattan's Restaurant
    questions about Toledo (Ohio):
        Where's a fun place for breakfast in Toledo Ohio?

Cleveland  (69 answers)
    restaurants around Cleveland:
        HofbrÀuhaus Cleveland
        Nano Brew
        McNulty's Bier Markt
        Great Lakes Brewing Company
        Flying Fig
        Market Avenue Wine Bar
        Johnny Mango Juice Bar & World Cafe
    questions about Cleveland:
        Good restaurants for business dinner?
        What is your favorite restaurant in Cleveland?
        What's the best neighborhood in Cleveland for a first time visitor?
        New to the city, friend coming to visit: What should we do?
        Fun things to do

Youngstown (Ohio)  (5 answers)
    Chestnut Ridge Park and Campground  (1 mention)
    Hubbards Haven Family Campground  (1 mention)
    hotels around Youngstown (Ohio):
        Days Inn & Suites Girard
        Metroplex Inn & Suites Girard (Ohio)
        Hotel 30
        Motel 6 Youngstown Ohio
        Super 8 Youngstown Airport
        Residence Inn Youngstown Poland
        Red Roof Inn Boardman
        Super 8 by Wyndham Youngstown/Austintown
    questions about Youngstown (Ohio):
        Where to stay near Youngstown

DuBois (Pennsylvania)
    Clearview Campground  (1 mention)
    KOA Du Bois Treasure Lake  (1 mention)
    restaurants around DuBois (Pennsylvania):
        Du Bois Diner

Williamsport (Pennsylvania)  (3 answers)
    Haleeka Campsites  (1 mention)
    Riverside Campground  (1 mention)

Wilkes Barre  (5 answers)
    Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs Casino  (1 mention)
    Frances Slocum State Park  (1 mention)
    questions about Wilkes Barre:
        What is your favorite restaurant in Wilkes Barre?
        What's the best neighborhood in Wilkes Barre for a first time visitor?

What are some things to do in New York City?

This section could be endless, so rather than trying to suggest every local activity or attraction, we'll leave it open-ended.

Of course, Trippy is the perfect place to ask questions because there's an entire community of travelers talking to each other and sharing tips and advice. Trippy is where you can get answers personalized for your tastes, budgets, trip dates & more!

For example, here are some questions people have asked about New York City. Click on any question to see answers from the community!

profile  Ebe from Sao Paulo asked:
Is it a good idea to visit NYC in December?  (27 answers)

profile  Julia from Paris asked:
free or cheap things to do in NYC  (23 answers)

profile  Valerie from Los Angeles asked:
What is your favorite restaurant in New York City?  (23 answers)

profile  Phil from Seattle asked:
48 Hours in NYC - I NEED to know the best Pizza spots!  (23 answers)

profile  Jane from asked:
Which NYC museums are must see? We only have time for two.  (21 answers)

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Do I really have to go back home?

Yes, even this step is optional, because if you're on vacation who wants the trip to end? It's okay, you can start planning your next trip!

Want to plan the trip back? Get the reverse directions for a New York City to Chicago drive in an RV, or go to the main page to plan a new road trip.

You can also compare the travel time if you're flying or driving by calculating the distance from Chicago to New York City. Or get a full Chicago to New York City flight plan.

Don't forget about exploring your own hometown with a staycation. You can also find some cool day trips or get away for a weekend. Maybe try typing in a faraway location like London, Hong Kong, or Sydney, and get inspired for your dream trip around the world.

And if you know Chicago well, please help your fellow travelers and answer their questions about Chicago!

At a Glance
without making any stops
total driving distance is 796 miles
driving time of 12 hours, 15 minutes
New York City is 1 hour ahead of Chicago
328 Chicago travel answers
7 South Bend travel answers
8 Toledo (Ohio) travel answers
69 Cleveland travel answers
5 Youngstown (Ohio) travel answers
1 DuBois (Pennsylvania) travel answer
3 Williamsport (Pennsylvania) travel answers
5 Wilkes Barre travel answers
622 New York City travel answers


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