60 days in Chicago & Central City Itinerary

60 days in Chicago & Central City Itinerary

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Chicago
— 46 nights
Fly to Denver International Airport, Drive to Central City
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Central City
— 13 nights
Drive to Denver International Airport, Fly to Boston

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Chicago — 46 nights

A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Chicago: Springbrook Nature Center (in Itasca), Shabbona Lake State Park (in Shabbona) and Whiskey Acres Distilling Co. (in DeKalb). And it doesn't end there: explore the world behind art at The Art Institute of Chicago, take in the waterfront at Navy Pier, get curious at Museum of Science and Industry, and wander the streets of The Magnificent Mile.

For where to stay, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Chicago online trip itinerary builder.

Boston to Chicago is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Boston to Chicago due to the time zone difference. May in Chicago sees daily highs of 71°F and lows of 52°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Thu) early enough to drive to Central City.
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Central City — 13 nights

The City of Central, commonly known as Central City, is the Home Rule Municipality in Gilpin and Clear Creek counties that is the county seat and the most populous municipality of Gilpin County, Colorado, United States. Change things up with these side-trips from Central City: Summit Lake Park (in Idaho Springs), Georgetown (Historic Georgetown, Clear Creek Canyon, &more) and Nederland (Nederland Mining Museum, Carousel of Happiness, &more). There's still lots to do: discover the riches below the earth's surface at Hidee Gold Mine, trek along Columbine Lake Trail, admire the sheer force of Ouzel Falls, and tour the pleasant surroundings at St Mary's Glacier.

Make your Central City itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Chicago to Central City. Traveling from Chicago to Central City, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect colder temperatures when traveling from Chicago in July; daily highs in Central City reach 53°F and lows reach 39°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 27th (Wed) to allow time for the car ride back home.
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