10 days in Aurora & Chicago Itinerary

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Aurora
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Chicago
— 7 nights

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Aurora — 2 nights

Aurora, a suburb of Chicago, is a city predominantly in Kane County and DuPage County, with portions extending into Kendall and Will counties. Start off your visit on the 12th (Fri): get some fabulous bargains at Chicago Premium Outlets, then brush up on your military savvy at First Division Museum at Cantigny, then learn about all things military at Cantigny Park, and finally look for gifts at The Little Popcorn Store. Keep things going the next day: relax in the rural setting at Blackberry Farm, make a splash at Raging Waves Waterpark, and then admire nature's wide array of creatures at Phillips Park Zoo.

To find more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Aurora trip itinerary maker tool.

The Route module shows you all the different ways you can get to Aurora. In August, daytime highs in Aurora are 82°F, while nighttime lows are 59°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Chicago.
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Chicago — 7 nights

Windy City

A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
Chicago is known for sightseeing, museums, and nightlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: explore the world behind art at The Art Institute of Chicago, get interesting insight from Tours, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Shedd Aquarium, and get curious at Museum of Science and Industry.

To see maps, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Chicago sightseeing planning website.

Drive from Aurora to Chicago in an hour. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Aurora in August since evenings lows in Chicago dip to 67°F.
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Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Childrens Museums
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