10 days in Buffalo Grove & Crested Butte Itinerary

10 days in Buffalo Grove & Crested Butte Itinerary

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Buffalo Grove
— 3 nights
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Drive to Chicago O'Hare International Airport, Fly to Aspen-Pitkin Co/Sardy Field, Drive to Crested Butte
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Crested Butte
— 6 nights
Drive to Aspen-Pitkin Co/Sardy Field, Fly to Chicago Midway International Airport

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Buffalo Grove

— 3 nights
Buffalo Grove is a village in Cook and Lake counties in the U.S. Explore Buffalo Grove's surroundings by going to Stade's Farm and Market (in McHenry), Volo Auto Museum (in Volo) and Santa's Village Azoosment Park (in East Dundee). Next up on the itinerary: take in the pleasant sights at Chicago Botanic Garden, deepen your understanding at Northwestern University, admire the natural beauty at Merrick Rose Garden, and contemplate the long history of Baha'i House of Worship.

To find ratings, maps, photos, and more tourist information, read our Buffalo Grove trip builder site.

Chicago to Buffalo Grove is an approximately 1-hour car ride. August in Buffalo Grove sees daily highs of 82°F and lows of 63°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) early enough to travel to Crested Butte.

Things to do in Buffalo Grove

Parks · Theme Parks · Historic Sites · Outdoors

Side Trips

Crested Butte

— 6 nights
Crested Butte is a home rule municipality in Gunnison County, Colorado, United States. Change things up with these side-trips from Crested Butte: Gunnison (Blue Mesa Fishing & Scenic River Tours). There's lots more to do: see a world frozen in time at Crested Butte Mountain Resort, take a memorable drive along Schofield Pass, stroll through Upper Loop, and grab your bike and head to Trail 403.

To find photos, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Crested Butte online vacation planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Buffalo Grove to Crested Butte. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Buffalo Grove to Crested Butte due to the time zone difference. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Buffalo Grove in August; daily highs in Crested Butte reach 75°F and lows reach 45°F. You will leave for home on the 18th (Tue).

Things to do in Crested Butte

Outdoors · Parks · Trails · Museums

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