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Portugal
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What to visit in the region?

Hi,

I'll be staying in Chicago in June for a convention.

After that I'll have about 7 days to explore the region by car.

So, I'd be grateful to receive suggestions about what to visit and/or where to go, including Canada.

Thanks

Illinois
Destination Expert
for Chicago, Illinois
posts: 31,973
reviews: 66
1. Re: What to visit in the region?

Please start with:

http://www.enjoyillinois.com/

http://www.travelwisconsin.com/

http://www.in.gov/visitindiana/

http://www.michigan.org/

We don't know your interests. It's difficult for us to offer specific suggestions.

Chicago
posts: 4,111
reviews: 175
2. Re: What to visit in the region?

from the scant info in you OP, i would say do a lake michigan circle tour. it can be done in 7 days...

http://www.lakemichigancircletour.com/

you could include a day visit to mackinac island:

http://www.mackinacisland.org/

you can also visit door county along the way:

http://www.doorcounty.com/

other links related to this itinerary:

beachtowns.org

harborcountry.org

http://www.ssbadger.com/

http://www.sleepingbeardunes.com/

http://www.nps.gov/slbe/index.htm

http://www.nps.gov/piro/index.htm

Chicago
posts: 5,723
reviews: 45
3. Re: What to visit in the region?

yes you have to tell us more about your interests. The above links are nice for beach town, small american town experience but if you have any interest in history, you may want to drive down to Springfield and visit the Abraham Lincoln historic sites.

Tucson, Arizona
Destination Expert
for Dusseldorf
posts: 2,818
reviews: 338
4. Re: What to visit in the region?

You are a long way from Canada here. USA is huge with long driving distances. OHare is a big airport with direct flights to everywhere. Depending on your interests, you might be better off flying to what interests you and then renting a car. As Happi says, tell us more about what you personally like and we can give better suggestions.

ZB

5. Re: What to visit in the region?

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