5 days in Chicago Itinerary

5 days in Chicago Itinerary

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A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
You've now added BIG Bar to your itinerary. Let the collections at The Art Institute of Chicago and Ernest Hemingway Birthplace capture your imagination. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at The Magnificent Mile and Museum of Science and Industry. Venture out of the city with trips to Little Red Schoolhouse (in Willow Springs), Prarie States Winery (in Genoa) and Starved Rock State Park (in Utica). There's much more to do: meet the residents at Lincoln Park Zoo, appreciate the extensive heritage of Millennium Park, examine the collection at The Field Museum, and steep yourself in history at Pleasant Home.

To see maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Chicago travel planning site .

If you are flying in from Mexico, the closest major airports are Chicago Midway International Airport, Chicago O'Hare International Airport and South Bend Regional Airport. In March, plan for daily highs up to 8°C, and evening lows to -1°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Chicago

Parks Outdoors Museums

Side Trips

Oak Park, Little Red Schoolhouse, Lake Michigan, Prairie States Winery, Starved Rock State Park
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The Art Institute of Chicago ©
The Art Institute of Chicago
Millennium Park ©
Millennium Park
The Field Museum ©
The Field Museum

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