11 days in Chicago & Racine Itinerary

11 days in Chicago & Racine Itinerary

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11 days in Chicago & Racine Itinerary

Start: Buenos Aires
Fly:  16​h 45​min
1
Chicago
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Racine
— 6 nights
Drive + Fly:  19​h 15​min
End: Buenos Aires

2
nights
Chicago

Chicago ©
A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
You've now added The Magnificent Mile to your itinerary. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Cantigny Park and Buckingham Fountain. Get in touch with nature at Indiana Dunes State Park and Lakefront Trail. There's much more to do: admire the masterpieces at The Art Institute of Chicago, admire all the interesting features of Millennium Park, and admire the landmark architecture of Chicago Cultural Center.

To find ratings, photos, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Chicago trip planning site .

Buenos Aires, Argentina to Chicago is an approximately 17-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of ferry and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Buenos Aires to Chicago is minus 3 hours. Traveling from Buenos Aires in June, expect nights in Chicago to be a bit warmer, around 20°C, while days are much hotter, around 32°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Racine.

Things to do in Chicago

Parks Museums Shopping

Side Trips

Cantigny Park, Indiana Dunes State Park
Highlights from your plan
Cantigny Park ©
Cantigny Park
The Art Institute of Chicago ©
The Art Institute of Chicago
Indiana Dunes State Park ©
Indiana Dunes State Park

6
nights
Racine

Racine ©
Racine is a city in and the county seat of Racine County, Wisconsin, United States. Take a break from the city and head to Bender Park Waterfront and Grant Park. Get some cultural insight at Wind Point Lighthouse and Racine Heritage Museum. And it doesn't end there: admire the striking features of SC Johnson Headquarters, examine the collection at Caterpillar Global Mining Visitor Center, contemplate the long history of Wingspread, and take in the pleasant sights at Eco -Justice Center.

To see reviews, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, use the Racine trip planner .

Traveling by car from Chicago to Racine takes 1.5 hours. In June, Racine is a bit cooler than Chicago - with highs of 28°C and lows of 17°C. On the 22nd (Sat), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Racine

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

South Milwaukee, Bender Park Waterfront
Highlights from your plan
North Beach Park ©
North Beach Park
Wind Point Lighthouse ©
Wind Point Lighthouse
Racine Heritage Museum ©
Racine Heritage Museum

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