Chicago in a Weekend - A Perfect 3 Day Chicago Itinerary Story

By Alli Sewell

Introduction

Chicago in a Weekend - A Perfect 3 Day Chicago Itinerary Story

Deciding what to do in Chicago in a weekend can be challenging. Luckily, this 3...

Day 1

Exploring Chicago’s Cultural Landmarks

Your first day in Chicago will begin taking in panoramic views of the city from...

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Day 1 - Stop 1

Willis Tower Skydeck

The Skydeck at Willis Tower is one of the most well-known observation decks in the...

Day 1 - Stop 2

Chicago Cultural Center

A visit to the Chicago Cultural Center is a great addition to your Chicago trip...

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Day 1 - Stop 3

Cloud Gate at Millennium Park

Cloud Gate is a renowned world landmark. When visiting Chicago, a trip to this attraction...

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Chicago Architecture River Cruise on the Chicago River

Chicago is a destination filled with stunning architecture. The best way to see the beautiful...

Day 1 - Stop 5

Art Institute of Chicago

Another must-see attraction to put on your three days in Chicago itinerary is the Art...

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Navy Pier

Navy Pier is a bustling area found on Chicago’s waterfront. The river-side attraction features shops...

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Day 2

A Fun-Filled Day of Top Attractions

Day two of your Chicago three day itinerary begins at the bustling New Maxwell Street...

Day 2 - Stop 1

New Maxwell Street Market

A fun way to start your day is by visiting the New Maxwell Street Market...

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Grant Park

Grant Park is a vast urban park that houses many attractions, including the landmarks of...

Day 2 - Stop 3

Field Museum of Natural History

The Field Museum of Natural History is a North American landmark, known as one of...

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Day 2 - Stop 4

Shedd Aquarium

Whether you’re traveling with kids or not, adding a trip to the Shedd aquarium to...

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Day 2 - Stop 5

Lake Michigan Dinner Cruise

An ideal way to end your day in Chicago is by going on a Lake...

Day 3

Sports, Shopping, and an Afternoon at the Beach

The last day of your Chicago weekend itinerary starts at the home of the Chicago...

Day 3 - Stop 1

Wrigley Field Tour

Wrigley Field is the iconic home of the Chicago Cubs Major League Baseball team. If...

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Day 3 - Stop 2

Lincoln Park

Lincoln Park is Chicago’s largest park and is well worth visiting when in the city...

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North Avenue Beach

It may be a surprise that a Chicago travel itinerary includes a trip to a...

Day 3 - Stop 4

360 Chicago Observation Deck at the John Hancock Center

Located on the 94th floor of the John Hancock Building, the 360 Chicago Observation Deck...

Day 3 - Stop 5

Magnificent Mile and the Chicago Water Tower

Magnificent Mile is a commercial district that runs along North Michigan Avenue beside the River...

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Conclusion

In Summary

Going on a Chicago weekend getaway is a great idea. However, deciding what to see...

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