16 days in Chicago Itinerary

16 days in Chicago Itinerary

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Chicago

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A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at The Magnificent Mile and The Field Museum. Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Adagio Teas and Wicker Park. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Chicago: River Trail Nature Center (in Northbrook), South Bend (University of Notre Dame & Basilica of the Sacred Heart) and Gaylord Building Historic Site (in Lockport). Next up on the itinerary: explore the world behind art at The Art Institute of Chicago, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Lincoln Park Zoo, take in the waterfront at Navy Pier, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Millennium Park.

To see maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Chicago vacation planner .

If you are flying in from Australia, the closest major airports are Chicago Midway International Airport, Chicago O'Hare International Airport and South Bend Regional Airport. In September, daytime highs in Chicago are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 19°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Chicago

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Oak Park, South Bend, Gaylord Building Historic Site, River Trail Nature Center, Pirate's Cove Children's Theme Park
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The Art Institute of Chicago ©
The Art Institute of Chicago
The Magnificent Mile ©
The Magnificent Mile
Ernest Hemingway Birthplace ©
Ernest Hemingway Birthplace

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