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3 Days in Chicago - Perfect 72 Hours Guide

Known to offer diverse cultural experiences, exemplary architecture, informative museums, exciting culinary offerings, and the best of science, arts, and entertainment, Chicago has become a hub for domestic as well as international tourists. This Chicago Itinerary 3 Days lets you explore the best of this happening destination in 3 days. Read more to know how to have fun in Chicago in 72 hours.

Packing List For Chicago

1. Considering that you are in Chicago for 3 days, you can pack an extra set of clothes. 2. Add layers to your clothing, for the unpredictable weather of Chicago. 3. Pack items to munch, while you go attraction hopping, protein bars and dry-fruits are the most recommended snacks.

3 Perfect Days In Chicago

Day 1 In Chicago

Begin your Chicago itinerary with a Hop-on Hop-off Big Bus Chicago Tour which takes you around most of the prominent attractions and landmarks of the city. The experienced guides orient you with the city so that you are familiar with the city before you start exploring on your own. Water Tower Place Mall, Museum Campus, Willis Tower, and Navy Pier are some of the significant places covered in this tour. In the evening, head to the Field Museum, a place which is famous for its extensive collection of dinosaur skeletons, Egyptian artifacts, and gemstones.

Day 2 In Chicago

On your second day in Chicago, start off with an interesting and informative visit to the Adler Planetarium. A must-see place for space-enthusiasts, Adler Planetarium is known for its nine special exhibits, numerous theatres screening interesting clips, and the historic Atwood Sphere experience. In the afternoon, make your way to the Shedd Aquarium. A part of the Chicago’s Museum Campus, Shedd Aquarium, housing more than 32,000 fascinating creatures belonging to diverse habitats, is one of the biggest aquariums in the country. End your day at the popular 360 Chicago, a famous observatory on the 94th floor of the John Hancock Building. With a tilting glass lookout and a viewing platform located at a height of over 1000 feet, 360 Chicago offers you sweeping views of the entire city.

Day 3 In Chicago

Start your last day in Chicago with a visit to the Art Institute of Chicago. Featuring collections of modern and contemporary art, design, photography, architecture, decorative arts, as well as paintings belonging to the Impressionist Era, Art Institute Chicago is a must-visit place for all art buffs. Post-noon, head to the Millennium Park a beautiful urban green space which is considered to be an architectural marvel. Housing famous structures like Crown Fountain and the Cloud Gate sculpture, Millennium Park is sure to take your breath away. End your visit to Chicago with a relaxing stroll at the Chicago Riverwalk.

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