9 days in Chicago Itinerary

9 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.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Lincoln Park Zoo and Chicago Children's Museum. Venture out of the city with trips to Rotary Botanical Gardens (in Janesville), South Bend (Grotto of Our Lady Lourdes & Basilica of the Sacred Heart) and Silver Beach Carousel (in Saint Joseph). There's still lots to do: explore the world behind art at The Art Institute of Chicago, learn more about the world around you at Field Museum, walk around Millennium Park, and admire the landmark architecture of 360 Chicago Observation Deck.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Chicago holiday planner.

December in Chicago sees daily highs of 38°F and lows of 26°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Chicago

Museums Parks Fun & Games

Side Trips

Oak Park, South Bend, Rotary Botanical Gardens, Horseshoe Hammond, Silver Beach Carousel
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The Art Institute of Chicago ©
The Art Institute of Chicago
Lincoln Park Zoo ©
Lincoln Park Zoo
Field Museum ©
Field Museum

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