3 days in Illinois Itinerary

3 days in Illinois Itinerary

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Chester
— 1 day
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Chicago
— 2 nights

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Chester

Chester ©
Chester is a city in and the county seat of Randolph County, Illinois, United States, on a bluff above the Mississippi River. Your day by day itinerary now includes Kaskaskia Bell, Eversgerd’s Civil War Fort and Sugar Creek Covered Bridge. On the 24th (Sat), take in the views from Sugar Creek Covered Bridge, steep yourself in history at Kaskaskia Bell, then get outside with Fort Kaskaskia State Historic Site, then take in the views from Little Mary's River Covered Bridge, and finally steep yourself in history at Eversgerd’s Civil War Fort.

To find ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Chester road trip tool.

Chicago to Chester is an approximately 5.5-hour car ride. You can also drive; or do a combination of flight and car. Expect a daytime high around 70°F in October, and nighttime lows around 49°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sat) so you can travel to Chicago.

Things to do in Chester

Historic Sites · Outdoors

Side Trips

Fort Kaskaskia State Historic Site, Sugar Creek Covered Bridge, Eversgerd’s Civil War Fort
Highlights from your plan
Little Mary's River Covered Bridge ©
Little Mary's River Covered Bridge
Sugar Creek Covered Bridge ©
Sugar Creek Covered Bridge
Fort Kaskaskia State Historic Site ©
Fort Kaskaskia State Historic Site

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nights
Chicago

Chicago ©
A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Red Covered Bridge as well as Captain Swift Covered Bridge. On the 25th (Sun), take in the views from Captain Swift Covered Bridge and then take in the views from Red Covered Bridge.

To find reviews, maps, ratings, and tourist information, read our Chicago road trip planning site.

Getting from Chester to Chicago by car takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of car and flight. When traveling from Chester in October, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in Chicago: temperatures range from 65°F by day to 49°F at night. On the 26th (Mon), you'll travel back home.
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Red Covered Bridge ©
Red Covered Bridge
Captain Swift Covered Bridge ©
Captain Swift Covered Bridge

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