12 days in Chicago Itinerary

12 days in Chicago Itinerary

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12 days in Chicago Itinerary

Start: Detroit
Fly:  4​h
1
Chicago
— 11 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
End: Minneapolis

11
nights
Chicago

Chicago ©
A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
Explore Chicago's surroundings by going to Anderson Japanese Gardens (in Rockford), Rotary Botanical Gardens (in Janesville) and Basilica of the Sacred Heart (in South Bend). And it doesn't end there: admire the masterpieces at The Art Institute of Chicago, get curious at Museum of Science and Industry, take a leisurely stroll along Navy Pier, and enjoy breathtaking views from 360 Chicago Observation Deck.

To find ratings, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Chicago trip maker website .

Detroit to Chicago is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Detroit to Chicago. In November in Chicago, expect temperatures between 11°C during the day and 1°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Chicago

Parks Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Oak Park, Horseshoe Hammond, First Division Museum at Cantigny, Basilica of the Sacred Heart, Rotary Botanical Gardens
Highlights from your plan
The Art Institute of Chicago ©
The Art Institute of Chicago
Millennium Park ©
Millennium Park
Museum of Science and Industry ©
Museum of Science and Industry

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