5 days in Chicago & Frankenmuth Itinerary

5 days in Chicago & Frankenmuth Itinerary

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5 days in Chicago & Frankenmuth Itinerary

Start: Toronto
ferry + Fly:  4​h 45​min
1
Chicago
— 3 nights
Fly + taxi:  3​h 15​min
2
Frankenmuth
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h
End: Toronto

3
nights
Chicago

Chicago ©
A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
Get some historical perspective at Millennium Park and Ernest Hemingway Birthplace. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like The Magnificent Mile and Chicago Cultural Center. Next up on the itinerary: admire the masterpieces at The Art Institute of Chicago, contemplate the long history of Frank Lloyd Wright's Robie House, get curious at Museum of Science and Industry, and see the interesting displays at The Field Museum.

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Toronto, Canada to Chicago is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Toronto to Chicago is minus 1 hour. In September, daily temperatures in Chicago can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Frankenmuth.

Things to do in Chicago

Museums Childrens Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Oak Park
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The Art Institute of Chicago ©
The Art Institute of Chicago
Ernest Hemingway Birthplace ©
Ernest Hemingway Birthplace
The Magnificent Mile ©
The Magnificent Mile

1
night
Frankenmuth

Frankenmuth ©
Frankenmuth is a city in Saginaw County in the U.S. On the 6th (Fri), take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Lorenz Lutheran Church, get some fabulous bargains at Birch Run Premium Outlets, then browse the different shops at Frankenmuth River Place Shops, and finally look for gifts at Cherry Republic.

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Getting from Chicago to Frankenmuth by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. The time zone difference when traveling from Chicago to Frankenmuth is 1 hour. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Chicago in September since evenings lows in Frankenmuth dip to 12°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Fri) early enough to go by car back home.

Things to do in Frankenmuth

Shopping Historic Sites

Side Trip

Birch Run Premium Outlets
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Cherry Republic of Frankenmuth ©
Cherry Republic of Frankenmuth
St. Lorenz Lutheran Church ©
St. Lorenz Lutheran Church
Frankenmuth River Place Shops ©
Frankenmuth River Place Shops

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