2 days in Chicago & Bloomington Itinerary

2 days in Chicago & Bloomington Itinerary

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2 days in Chicago & Bloomington Itinerary

Start: Chicago
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Chicago
— 1 day
Drive:  2​h 15​min
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Bloomington
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
End: Chicago

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Chicago

Chicago ©
A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
Start off your visit on the 31st (Sat): get curious at Museum of Science and Industry, admire the masterpieces at The Art Institute of Chicago, then walk around Millennium Park, and finally pause for some photo ops at Cloud Gate.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Chicago travel route builder tool .

The Route module shows you travel options from your home to Chicago. In August, daily temperatures in Chicago can reach 83°F, while at night they dip to 67°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Sat) to allow time to travel to Bloomington.

Things to do in Chicago

Museums Childrens Museums Parks
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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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night
Bloomington

Bloomington ©
Bloomington is a city in and the county seat of McLean County, Illinois, United States. On the 1st (Sun), hike along Constitution Trail, then get your game on at Gradys Fun Park, and then stroll the grounds of Evergreen Memorial Cemetery.

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Getting from Chicago to Bloomington by car takes about 2.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 82°F in August, and nighttime lows around 63°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Bloomington

Trails Historic Sites Outdoors
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Evergreen Memorial Cemetery ©
Evergreen Memorial Cemetery

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