8 days in Glencoe & Chicago Itinerary

8 days in Glencoe & Chicago Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Illinois trip itinerary builder

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Glencoe
— 4 nights
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Chicago
— 3 nights
Drive

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Glencoe

— 4 nights
Glencoe is a village in Cook County, Illinois, United States. Get outdoors at Rosewood Beach and Glencoe Beach. Step off the beaten path and head to Baha'i House of Worship and Skokie Lagoons. There's much more to do: walk around Gillson Park, deepen your understanding at Heller Nature Center, enjoy some diversion at Sky High Sports Niles, and stroll through Prairie Wolf Slough.

For reviews, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Glencoe tour builder site.

The Route module can give you travel options from your home to Glencoe. In September, daily temperatures in Glencoe can reach 77°F, while at night they dip to 57°F. On the 13th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Chicago.

Things to do in Glencoe

Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife · Trails

Side Trips

Chicago

— 3 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 14th (Sat): take in the exciting artwork at Chicago Cultural Center, then sample some tasty brews at a beer tour and tasting, then see the interesting displays at Richard H. Driehaus Museum, and finally admire the striking features of Holy Name Cathedral. On the next day, get to know the fascinating history of Chicago Riverwalk, then grab your bike and head to Lakefront Trail, then admire the local landmark of Buckingham Fountain, and finally visit The Loop.

To see maps, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Chicago trip planner.

Traveling by car from Glencoe to Chicago takes an hour. September in Chicago sees daily highs of 78°F and lows of 61°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 16th (Mon) to allow time for the car ride back home.

Things to do in Chicago

Parks · Neighborhoods · Shopping · Breweries & Distilleries