8 days in Chicago Itinerary

8 days in Chicago Itinerary

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A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Rockford Speedway, Oak Street Beach, North Beach Park, and other attractions. Get in touch with nature at Silver Beach County Park and Lake Michigan. You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Lincoln Park Zoo and Navy Pier. Step out of Chicago with an excursion to Starved Rock State Park in Utica--about 1h 50 min away. And it doesn't end there: don't miss a visit to The Magnificent Mile, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Shedd Aquarium, pause for some photo ops at Cloud Gate, and admire the landmark architecture of Reliance Building.

To find maps, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Chicago trip itinerary builder website .

If you are flying in from Canada, the closest major airports are Chicago Midway International Airport, Chicago O'Hare International Airport and South Bend Regional Airport. In August, plan for daily highs up to 33°C, and evening lows to 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

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Side Trips

Frank Lloyd Wright Home and Studio, Silver Beach County Park, Starved Rock State Park, Lake Michigan, LEGOLAND Discovery Center
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The Magnificent Mile ©
The Magnificent Mile
Shedd Aquarium ©
Shedd Aquarium
Lincoln Park Zoo ©
Lincoln Park Zoo

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