3 days in Northbrook & Cedar Point Itinerary

3 days in Northbrook & Cedar Point Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Chicago
Drive:  45 min
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Northbrook
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h
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Cedar Point
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 45 min
End: Chicago

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Northbrook

Northbrook ©
Northbrook is an affluent suburb of Chicago, located at the northern edge of Cook County, Illinois, United States.When incorporated in 1901, the village was known as Shermerville in honor of Frederick Schermer, who donated the land for its first train station. On the 26th (Sun), stroll around Independence Grove Dog Park and then get in on the family fun at Six Flags Great America. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the landscape on two wheels at Busse Woods Trail System, try your luck at Arlington Park, hike along River Trail Nature Center, then gain insight at Northwestern University, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Baha'i House of Worship.

For traveler tips, maps, photos, and more tourist information, read our Northbrook tour builder.

Chicago to Northbrook is an approximately 1- hour car ride. In July in Northbrook, expect temperatures between 82°F during the day and 64°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Cedar Point.

Things to do in Northbrook

Theme Parks Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Northwestern University, Six Flags Great America, Busse Woods Trail System, Baha'i House of Worship, Arlington Park
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Six Flags Great America ©
Six Flags Great America
River Trail Nature Center ©
River Trail Nature Center
Arlington Park ©
Arlington Park

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Cedar Point

Cedar Point ©
Cedar Point is a village in LaSalle County, Illinois, United States. Start off your visit on the 28th (Tue): stroll around LaSalle Rotary Park and then wander the wide-open spaces of Cedar Creek Ranch.

To see reviews, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Cedar Point trip itinerary builder.

You can drive from Northbrook to Cedar Point in 2 hours. In July, daily temperatures in Cedar Point can reach 81°F, while at night they dip to 63°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 28th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Cedar Point

Parks

Side Trip

LaSalle Rotary Park
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LaSalle Rotary Park ©
LaSalle Rotary Park
Cedar Creek Ranch ©
Cedar Creek Ranch