Chicago, Illinois, USA
The perfect 3 days itinerary

Chicago, the 'Windy City', is the third-largest city in the United States, located on the shores of Lake Michigan. Known for its vibrant arts scene, numerous cultural attractions, excellent shopping, and interesting architecture. The city enjoys a worldwide reputation as a focal point of 20th-century architecture and art, with architects such as Louis Sullivan and Frank Lloyd Wright, and artists like Picasso, Miró, Dubuffet, and Chagall leaving their mark.

What to do in Chicago?

This 3 days itinerary is the perfect guide to the best things to do in Chicago. It includes day-by-day activities, travel tips, and the top places to visit.

Day 1: Art and Architecture

Morning

Start your day at The Art Institute of Chicago, home to one of the best and largest collections of impressionist and post-impressionist art in the world.

Afternoon

Head to Millennium Park and take a selfie in front of the iconic Cloud Gate sculpture, also known as 'The Bean'. Visit the nearby Jay Pritzker Pavilion, an outdoor concert venue designed by Frank Gehry.

Evening

Enjoy a leisurely stroll along the Chicago Riverwalk, a 1.25-mile long path along the Chicago River with restaurants, bars, and urban attractions at every turn.


Day 2: Fun and Frolic at the Navy Pier

Morning

Spend your morning at the Navy Pier, a 3,300-foot-long pier on the Chicago shoreline of Lake Michigan. It's home to a variety of attractions including a Ferris wheel, carousel, wave swinger, mini golf, and more.

Afternoon

Visit the Chicago Children's Museum located on the Pier. Also, don't miss the Crystal Gardens, a beautiful indoor, one-acre, botanical garden.

Evening

Enjoy a dinner cruise on Lake Michigan, offering stunning views of the city's skyline.


Day 3: Shopping and Skyline

Morning

Start your day with some shopping at the Magnificent Mile, Chicago's premier commercial district.

Afternoon

Visit the Willis Tower and take the elevator up to the Skydeck for a breathtaking view of the city.

Evening

End your day with a visit to the historic Chicago Theatre for a live performance.


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