4 days in Chicago Itinerary

4 days in Chicago Itinerary

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4 days in Chicago Itinerary

Start: Ames
Drive:  5​h 30​min
1
Chicago
— 3 nights
Drive:  5​h 30​min
End: Ames

3
nights
Chicago

Chicago ©
A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
On the 26th (Sun), get curious at Museum of Science and Industry, explore the world behind art at The Art Institute of Chicago, then learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Lincoln Park Zoo, and finally make a trip to Skydeck Chicago - Willis Tower. Keep things going the next day: observe the fascinating underwater world at Shedd Aquarium, then examine the collection at The Field Museum, then stroll around Millennium Park, and finally take a stroll through The Magnificent Mile.

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Ames to Chicago is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also drive. May in Chicago sees daily highs of 71°F and lows of 52°F at night. On the 28th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Chicago

Museums Parks Childrens Museums

Side Trip

Cantigny Park
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The Art Institute of Chicago ©
The Art Institute of Chicago
Field Museum ©
Field Museum
Museum of Science and Industry ©
Museum of Science and Industry

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