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
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.
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.
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
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.
Enjoy a dinner cruise on Lake Michigan, offering stunning views of the city's skyline.
Day 3: Shopping and Skyline
Start your day with some shopping at the Magnificent Mile, Chicago's premier commercial district.
End your day with a visit to the historic Chicago Theatre for a live performance.