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Chicago and Beyond

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On your trip to Chicago and beyond, combine the excitement of a cosmopolitan metropolis with outdoor adventures in the city's scenic surrounds. With a vibrant urban scene and distinct architecture, the hub of the Midwest provides countless opportunities for sightseeing, fine dining, and excellent shopping. Rockford offers historical charm, an Asian garden, and interesting museums. Find serenity in Utica, with its waterfall-dotted state park, wineries, and mom-and-pop shops. For a family day out, head to Gurnee and check out its theme parks. In Chicago and beyond you don't have to decide between a city break or city escape--instead, experience the best of both. Plan a United States trip in moments using our itinerary builder.
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Places to visit in Chicago and Beyond

ChicagoTrip planner BEST FOR: Observation Deck, Art Museum, Park Oak ParkTrip planner BEST FOR: Architectural Building, Religious Site, Historic Site RockfordTrip planner BEST FOR: Garden, Children’s Museum, Water Park EvanstonTrip planner BEST FOR: Room Escape Game, Theater, History Museum NapervilleTrip planner BEST FOR: Historic Walking Area, Entertainment Center, Children’s Museum