Of course, there’s always something to see and do in Chicago. That goes without saying. But if you want to play tourist, drive the short distance to Chicago and treat yourself to a weekend getaway. Here are a few places to consider visiting in Chicago:
- The Chicago Mural in Logan Square
- The National Hellenic Museum in Greektown
- Some of the ethnic restaurants Paseo Boricua in the Humboldt Park neighborhood or Little Vietnam near Broadway in Uptown
- Watch comedy improvisation from The Second City at Chicago Mainstage
With its boutique shops, fabulous cuisine, lovely weather, and plenty of activities, Geneva is a terrific place to drive. You can meet with friends, visit the Fabyan Windmill, or take a long bike ride along the Fox River Trail.
If you like beer, you need to go here. The people are friendly and there are plenty of family-friendly activities. Top picks are the Harley-Davidson Museum, Discovery World, and the Milwaukee County Zoo.
This is a great destination for people who love to visit art galleries. For those who like to enjoy the great outdoors, try visiting Oval Beach, Saugatuck Dunes State Park, or Mount Baldhead Park.
Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore, IN
If you like picnic lunches in beautiful places, this location is hard to beat. Bird watchers get a thrill when they come here. Enjoy ambling through the trails through the rugged dunes, the sandy beaches, and the winding rivers.
Before you head out for your road trip adventures, be sure your car, truck, or SUV is in good shape. You’re welcome to stop by Cars of America in Glenview or Evanston for an oil change, preventive maintenance, or wheel alignment. You’ll be glad you did!