17 days in Chicago Itinerary

17 days in Chicago Itinerary

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17 days in Chicago Itinerary

Start: Chicago
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Chicago
— 16 nights
Fly:  7​h
End: Los Angeles

16
nights
Chicago

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A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
Do some cultural sightseeing at The Art Institute of Chicago and Frank Lloyd Wright Home and Studio. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Ernest Hemingway Birthplace and Basilica of the Sacred Heart. Change things up with these side-trips from Chicago: Grotto of Our Lady Lourdes (in South Bend), Milwaukee (Basilica of St. Josaphat & North Point Water Tower) and Weko Park (in Bridgman). Next up on the itinerary: enjoy the sand and surf at Atwater Park & Beach, take in the spiritual surroundings of Fourth Presbyterian Church, admire the landmark architecture of Frank Lloyd Wright's Robie House, and walk around Millennium Park.

For photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, read Chicago road trip website .

If you are flying in from Switzerland, the closest major airports are Chicago Midway International Airport, Chicago O'Hare International Airport and South Bend Regional Airport. In July, plan for daily highs up to 33°C, and evening lows to 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Chicago

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Oak Park, Milwaukee, South Bend, Saint Joseph, Highland Park
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Ernest Hemingway Birthplace ©
Ernest Hemingway Birthplace
The Art Institute of Chicago ©
The Art Institute of Chicago
Field Museum ©
Field Museum

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