9 days in Schaumburg & Chicago Itinerary

9 days in Schaumburg & Chicago Itinerary

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9 days in Schaumburg & Chicago Itinerary

Start: Schaumburg
— 5 nights
Drive:  45​min
— 3 nights
Drive:  45​min
End: Schaumburg


Schaumburg ©
Schaumburg is a village located in Cook County and DuPage County in northeastern Illinois, United States. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Schaumburg: The Little Popcorn Store (in Wheaton), Historic Steppingstone (in Lake Geneva) and Milwaukee (Lakefront Brewery, Milwaukee Art Museum, & more). There's much more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Spring Valley, have some family-friendly fun at LEGOLAND Discovery Center, get lost in a book at Schaumburg Township District Library, and browse the different shops at Woodfield Mall.

To find reviews and tourist information, you can read our Schaumburg tour itinerary builder app .

The Route module can give you travel options from your home to Schaumburg. In March, daytime highs in Schaumburg are 44°F, while nighttime lows are 28°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Chicago.

Things to do in Schaumburg

Museums Parks Fun & Games

Side Trips

Milwaukee, Historic Steppingstone, The Little Popcorn Store
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Milwaukee Art Museum ©
Milwaukee Art Museum
Chudnow Museum of Yesteryear ©
Chudnow Museum of Yesteryear
Harley-Davidson Museum ©
Harley-Davidson Museum


Chicago ©
A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Mon): admire the striking features of 360 Chicago Observation Deck, stroll through Millennium Park, then admire the masterpieces at The Art Institute of Chicago, and finally pause for some photo ops at Cloud Gate. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 7th (Tue): get curious at Museum of Science and Industry, then observe the fascinating underwater world at Shedd Aquarium, and then ponder the design of Buckingham Fountain.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, read our Chicago visit planner .

You can drive from Schaumburg to Chicago in an hour. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of bus and subway. In April, daytime highs in Chicago are 59°F, while nighttime lows are 40°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 8th (Wed) to allow time for the car ride back home.

Things to do in Chicago

Museums Parks Childrens Museums
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The Art Institute of Chicago ©
The Art Institute of Chicago
Millennium Park ©
Millennium Park
Museum of Science and Industry ©
Museum of Science and Industry