8 days in Chicago Itinerary

8 days in Chicago Itinerary

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Chicago
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Chicago

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A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
Step out of Chicago with an excursion to Lake Katherine Nature Center in Palos Heights--about 34 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: explore the world behind art at The Art Institute of Chicago, take a stroll through The Magnificent Mile, make a trip to Millennium Park, and meet the residents at Shedd Aquarium.

To find traveler tips, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Chicago day trip planning tool .

If you are flying in from Netherlands, the closest major airports are Chicago Midway International Airport, Chicago O'Hare International Airport and South Bend Regional Airport. In April in Chicago, expect temperatures between 18°C during the day and 6°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Chicago

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Oak Park, Horseshoe Hammond, Lake Katherine Nature Center
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The Art Institute of Chicago ©
The Art Institute of Chicago
Millennium Park ©
Millennium Park
Museum of Science and Industry ©
Museum of Science and Industry

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