12 days in Chicago & Charlevoix Itinerary

12 days in Chicago & Charlevoix Itinerary

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Chicago
— 2 nights
Drive
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Charlevoix
— 9 nights
Drive to Chippewa County International Airport, Fly to Atlanta

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Chicago

— 2 nights

Windy City

A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
Change things up with these side-trips from Chicago: Indian Camp Creek (in Foristell), Quivre River State Park (in Troy) and Big Joel's Safari (in Wright City). Next up on the itinerary: make a trip to Clark Street.

To find other places to visit, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Chicago tour builder.

Atlanta to Chicago is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Atlanta to Chicago, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Atlanta, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in Chicago, ranging from highs of 83°F to lows of 67°F. You will leave for Charlevoix on the 11th (Wed).

Things to do in Chicago

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Nature

Side Trips

Charlevoix

— 9 nights
Charlevoix is a city in the U.S. state of Michigan. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Charlevoix: Cross In The Woods National Shrine (in Indian River), Saint Ignace (Mackinac Bridge, Bridge View Park, &more) and Mackinaw City (Historic Mill Creek Discovery Park, Old Mackinac Point Lighthouse, &more). And it doesn't end there: explore the landscape on two wheels at Little Traverse Wheelway, paddle through the water with a kayaking and canoeing tour, kick back and relax at Depot Beach, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Michigan Beach Park.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Charlevoix visit app.

Traveling by car from Chicago to Charlevoix takes 5.5 hours. Traveling from Chicago to Charlevoix, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Chicago in August; daily highs in Charlevoix reach 75°F and lows reach 60°F. On the 20th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Charlevoix

Parks · Historic Sites · Outdoors · Shopping

Side Trips