6 days in Chicago & Arlington Itinerary

6 days in Chicago & Arlington Itinerary

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Chicago
— 3 nights
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Arlington
— 2 nights
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Chicago — 3 nights

Windy City

A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
Chicago is known for sightseeing, museums, and nightlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: explore the world behind art at The Art Institute of Chicago, meet the residents at Shedd Aquarium, shop like a local with The Magnificent Mile, and learn more about the world around you at Field Museum.

To see maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Chicago sightseeing tool.

The Route module can give you travel options from your home to Chicago. In December in Chicago, expect temperatures between 38°F during the day and 26°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Sat) to allow time to fly to Arlington.
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Museums · Parks · Childrens Museums · Zoos & Aquariums
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Arlington — 2 nights

The popular saying goes, "Everything's bigger in Texas!" and Arlington exemplifies that maxim.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Sun): appreciate the extensive heritage of Grapevine Historic Main Street District, make a trip to Wat Buddharatnaram, then examine the collection at Amon Carter Museum of American Art, and finally contemplate the long history of Top O'Hill Terrace. Here are some ideas for day two: appreciate the extensive heritage of Fort Worth Stockyards National Historic District, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cistercian Abbey, and then get in on the family fun at Immersive Gamebox - Grandscape, North Dallas.

To see where to stay, ratings, photos, and tourist information, go to the Arlington tour itinerary planning app.

You can fly from Chicago to Arlington in 4 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Chicago in December: high temperatures in Arlington hover around 58°F and lows are around 41°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Mon) early enough to catch the flight back home.
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Historic Sites · Theme Parks · Fun & Games · Museums
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