5 days in Chicago, Wheaton & Bloomington Itinerary

5 days in Chicago, Wheaton & Bloomington Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Illinois visit planner

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Chicago
— 1 night
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Wheaton
— 1 day
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Chicago
— 1 night
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Bloomington
— 2 nights
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Chicago
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Chicago

— 1 night

Windy City

A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
To see photos, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Chicago trip planner.

Seattle to Chicago is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. The time zone difference when traveling from Seattle to Chicago is 2 hours. Traveling from Seattle in August, Chicago is a bit warmer at night with lows of 67°F. You'll set off for Wheaton on the 12th (Thu).

Things to do in Chicago

Nightlife · Parks · Fun & Games · Museums

Wheaton

— 1 day
Wheaton is a suburban city in Milton and Winfield Townships and is the county seat of DuPage County, Illinois. On the 12th (Thu), explore the galleries of Cantigny Park, then brush up on your military savvy at First Division Museum at Cantigny, then take in the spiritual surroundings of BAPS Shri Swaminarayan Mandir, and finally look for gifts at The Little Popcorn Store.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Wheaton planner.

Traveling by car from Chicago to Wheaton takes an hour. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Chicago in August since evenings lows in Wheaton dip to 61°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Thu) so you can drive to Chicago.

Things to do in Wheaton

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping

Side Trip

Chicago

— 1 night

Windy City

For maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Chicago tour itinerary planner.

Getting from Wheaton to Chicago by car takes about an hour. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Chicago when traveling from Wheaton in August, with lows around 67°F. You will leave for Bloomington on the 13th (Fri).

Things to do in Chicago

Nightlife · Parks · Fun & Games · Museums

Bloomington

— 2 nights
Bloomington is a city in and the county seat of McLean County, Illinois, United States. Start off your visit on the 13th (Fri): steep yourself in history at David Davis Mansion State Historic Site. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 14th (Sat): get to know the resident critters at Miller Park Zoo, see the interesting displays at Pontiac-Oakland Automobile Museum, and then examine the collection at IL Route 66 Association Hall of Fame & Museum.

To see other places to visit, photos, maps, and tourist information, read our Bloomington trip planner.

Drive from Chicago to Bloomington in 2.5 hours. In August, daily temperatures in Bloomington can reach 82°F, while at night they dip to 63°F. You'll set off for Chicago on the 15th (Sun).

Things to do in Bloomington

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Chicago

Windy City

On the 15th (Sun), admire the masterpieces at The Art Institute of Chicago.

For photos, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Chicago online holiday builder.

Traveling by car from Bloomington to Chicago takes 2.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sun) so you can fly back home.

Things to do in Chicago

Museums
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