6 days in Chicago & Wheaton Itinerary

6 days in Chicago & Wheaton Itinerary

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6 days in Chicago & Wheaton Itinerary

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

2
nights
Chicago

Chicago ©
A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Museum of Science and Industry and Navy Pier. There's lots more to do: explore the world behind art at The Art Institute of Chicago, get to know the fascinating history of Millennium Park, explore and take pictures at Wrigley Field, and ponder the design of Buckingham Fountain.

To find photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Chicago online trip planner .

If you are flying in from Singapore, the closest major airports are Chicago Midway International Airport, Chicago O'Hare International Airport and South Bend Regional Airport. In June in Chicago, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 20°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Mon) so you can go by car to Wheaton.

Things to do in Chicago

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Museums
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Museum of Science and Industry ©
Museum of Science and Industry
Shedd Aquarium ©
Shedd Aquarium
Lincoln Park Zoo ©
Lincoln Park Zoo

3
nights
Wheaton

Wheaton ©
Wheaton is a suburban city in Milton and Winfield Townships and is the county seat of DuPage County, Illinois. Kick off your visit on the 11th (Tue): brush up on your military savvy at First Division Museum at Cantigny, steep yourself in history at Cantigny Park, then admire all the interesting features of Northwestern Medicine Field, and finally deepen your understanding at BAPS Shri Swaminarayan Mandir. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: tour the pleasant surroundings at Cosley Zoo, then look for all kinds of wild species at Willowbrook Wildlife Center, and then admire the natural beauty at Morton Arboretum.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, go to the Wheaton road trip website .

Traveling by car from Chicago to Wheaton takes an hour. Traveling from Chicago in June, expect a bit cooler with lows of 17°C in Wheaton. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 13th (Thu) to allow time for the car ride back home.

Things to do in Wheaton

Parks Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Willowbrook Wildlife Center, BAPS Shri Swaminarayan Mandir, Morton Arboretum, Northwestern Medicine Field
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Cosley Zoo ©
Cosley Zoo
First Division Museum at Cantigny ©
First Division Museum at Cantigny
Willowbrook Wildlife Center ©
Willowbrook Wildlife Center

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