6 days in Chicago & Schaumburg Itinerary

6 days in Chicago & Schaumburg Itinerary

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6 days in Chicago & Schaumburg Itinerary

Start: Chicago
1
Chicago
— 3 nights
Drive:  45​min
2
Schaumburg
— 2 nights
Drive:  45​min
End: Chicago

3
nights
Chicago

Chicago ©
A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Kohl Children's Museum as well as Santa's Village Azoosment Park. Attractions like Museum of Science and Industry and Navy Pier make great kid-friendly stops. There's much more to do: explore the world behind art at The Art Institute of Chicago, appreciate the history behind Cloud Gate, ponder the design of Buckingham Fountain, and admire nature's wide array of creatures at Shedd Aquarium.

For more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Chicago online trip builder .

If you are flying in from Kuwait, the closest major airports are Chicago Midway International Airport, Chicago O'Hare International Airport and South Bend Regional Airport. In August, daily temperatures in Chicago can reach 33°C, while at night they dip to 22°C. On the 8th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Schaumburg.

Things to do in Chicago

Theme Parks Museums Parks

Side Trips

Santa's Village Azoosment Park, Kohl Children's Museum
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The Art Institute of Chicago ©
The Art Institute of Chicago
Museum of Science and Industry ©
Museum of Science and Industry
Shedd Aquarium ©
Shedd Aquarium

2
nights
Schaumburg

Schaumburg ©
Schaumburg is a village located in Cook County and DuPage County in northeastern Illinois, United States. Start off your visit on the 8th (Thu): get lost in a book at Schaumburg Township District Library. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: cool off at Six Flags Great America.

To see photos, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Schaumburg trip itinerary planning website .

You can drive from Chicago to Schaumburg in an hour. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of subway and bus. In August in Schaumburg, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 20°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sat) so you can go by car back home.

Things to do in Schaumburg

Theme Parks Fun & Games Shopping

Side Trips

Six Flags Great America, The Arboretum of South Barrington
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Six Flags Great America ©
Six Flags Great America
The Arboretum of South Barrington ©
The Arboretum of South Barrington
Schaumburg Township District Library ©

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