7 days in Joliet & Bloomington Itinerary

7 days in Joliet & Bloomington Itinerary

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Joliet
— 2 nights
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Drive to Chicago Midway International Airport, Fly to Minneapolis–Saint Paul International Airport / Wold–Chamberlain Field, Drive to Bloomington
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Bloomington
— 4 nights
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Joliet — 2 nights

Joliet is a city in Kendall and Will counties in the U.S. state of Illinois, 40mi southwest of Chicago. Explore Joliet's surroundings by going to Starved Rock State Park (in Oglesby) and Matthiessen State Park (in Utica). There's much more to do: join the crowd at Rusty Wallace Racing Experience, Chicago Speedway, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Joseph Catholic Church, take an in-depth tour of Joliet Area Historical Museum, and make a trip to Jacob Henry Mansion.

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Chicago to Joliet is an approximately 1-hour car ride. You can also drive. In October in Joliet, expect temperatures between 64°F during the day and 45°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Bloomington.
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Bloomington — 4 nights

The city of Bloomington, part of the Minneapolis-St.
Kids will enjoy Mall of America and Lego Imagination Center. There's lots more to do: meet the residents at SEA LIFE at Mall of America, get engrossed in the history at Mill City Museum, see the interesting displays at Northwest Airlines History Centre, and admire the masterpieces at Minneapolis Institute of Art.

For photos, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, read Bloomington trip planning site.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Joliet to Bloomington. In October, plan for daily highs up to 60°F, and evening lows to 43°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Sat) early enough to catch the flight back home.
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