5 days in Chicago and Beyond Itinerary

5 days in Chicago and Beyond Itinerary

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5 days in Chicago and Beyond Itinerary

Start: San Francisco
Fly:  5​h
1
Chicago
— 3 nights
Fly:  6​h 15​min
End: San Francisco

3
nights
Chicago

Chicago ©
A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
Shop till you drop at The Magnificent Mile and Chicago Cultural Center. There's much more to do: admire the masterpieces at The Art Institute of Chicago, get curious at Museum of Science and Industry, appreciate the extensive heritage of Millennium Park, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Fourth Presbyterian Church.

To find traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Chicago online trip itinerary planner .

San Francisco to Chicago is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or drive. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Central Standard Time (CST), which is usually a 2 hour difference. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from San Francisco in April, with highs in Chicago at 59°F and lows at 40°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Chicago

Museums Shopping Parks
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The Magnificent Mile ©
The Magnificent Mile
Chicago Cultural Center ©
Chicago Cultural Center
The Art Institute of Chicago ©
The Art Institute of Chicago

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