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 the numerous day-trip ideas around Chicago: Lost Mountain Adventure Golf (in Woodridge), Saint Joseph (Whirlpool Compass Fountain & Silver Beach Carousel) and Weko Park (in Bridgman). Next up on the itinerary: explore the world behind art at The Art Institute of Chicago, examine the collection at The Field Museum, observe the fascinating underwater world at Shedd Aquarium, and take in the waterfront at Navy Pier.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, read our Chicago vacation planning 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. August in Chicago sees daily highs of 33°C and lows of 22°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

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Saint Joseph, Lost Mountain Adventure Golf, Weko Park
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The Art Institute of Chicago ©
The Art Institute of Chicago
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Museum of Science and Industry
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Wrigley Field

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