8 days in Glencoe & Chicago Itinerary

8 days in Glencoe & Chicago Itinerary

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Glencoe ©
Glencoe is a village in Cook County, Illinois, United States. Get outdoors at Rosewood Beach and Keay Nature Center. Step off the beaten path and head to Baha'i House of Worship and Skokie Valley Bike Trail. 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 look for all kinds of wild species at 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 °F, while at night they dip to °F. On the 13th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Chicago.

Things to do in Glencoe

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Side Trips

Highland Park, Wilmette, Niles, Everts Park, Skokie Lagoons
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Chicago Botanic Garden ©
Chicago Botanic Garden
Baha'i House of Worship ©
Baha'i House of Worship
Rosewood Beach ©
Rosewood Beach


Chicago ©
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): admire the landmark architecture of Chicago Cultural Center, thensample some tasty brews at a beer tour and tasting, thensee 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, thengrab your bike and head to Lakefront Trail, thenadmire 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 °F and lows of °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

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Lakefront Trail ©
Lakefront Trail
Beer Tastings & Tours
Richard H. Driehaus Museum ©
Richard H. Driehaus Museum