8 days in Chicago, Dearborn & Cedar Point Itinerary

8 days in Chicago, Dearborn & Cedar Point Itinerary

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Chicago
— 2 nights
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Dearborn
— 2 nights
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Cedar Point
— 3 nights
Drive to General Wayne A. Downing Peoria International Airport, Fly to Oklahoma City

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Chicago

— 2 nights

Windy City

A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Wed): meet the residents at Shedd Aquarium, admire the masterpieces at The Art Institute of Chicago, then stroll around Millennium Park, and finally enjoy breathtaking views from Skydeck Chicago - Willis Tower.

For reviews, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, use the Chicago trip planner.

Oklahoma City to Chicago is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Oklahoma City in May, expect Chicago to be a bit cooler, temps between 71°F and 52°F. On the 27th (Thu), you'll travel to Dearborn.

Things to do in Chicago

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Museums

Dearborn

— 2 nights
Dearborn sits as part of the Detroit metropolitan area and was the home of Henry Ford.
On the 27th (Thu), walk around Beacon Park.

To find reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Dearborn online trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by flight from Chicago to Dearborn takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Chicago to Dearborn, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In May, daytime highs in Dearborn are 71°F, while nighttime lows are 51°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sat) so you can travel to Cedar Point.

Things to do in Dearborn

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Cedar Point

— 3 nights
Cedar Point is a village in LaSalle County, Illinois, United States. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Cedar Point: Tanners Orchard (in Speer) and Minonk Chocolate Company (in Minonk). Next up on the itinerary: take an in-depth tour of Hegeler Carus Mansion, walk around LaSalle Rotary Park, and wander the wide-open spaces of Cedar Creek Ranch.

For more things to do, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Cedar Point itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Dearborn to Cedar Point takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Central Standard Time is minus 1 hour. Expect a daytime high around 72°F in May, and nighttime lows around 52°F. You'll set off for home on the 1st (Tue).

Things to do in Cedar Point

Museums · Shopping · Parks

Side Trips