8 days in Chicago Itinerary

8 days in Chicago Itinerary

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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.
Explore Chicago's surroundings by going to South Bend (Grotto of Our Lady Lourdes & Basilica of the Sacred Heart). The adventure continues: admire the masterpieces at The Art Institute of Chicago, examine the collection at The Field Museum, meet the residents at Lincoln Park Zoo, and have some family-friendly fun at Team vs Time.

For photos, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Chicago day trip site .

If you are flying in from Norway, the closest major airports are Chicago Midway International Airport, Chicago O'Hare International Airport and South Bend Regional Airport. In January in Chicago, expect temperatures between 0°C during the day and -9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Chicago

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Oak Park, South Bend, Horseshoe Hammond
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The Art Institute of Chicago ©
The Art Institute of Chicago
Museum of Science and Industry ©
Museum of Science and Industry
Millennium Park ©
Millennium Park

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