Looking for something to do near Chicago? You're in luck. The city serves as a prime launching spot for quick trips to nearby towns across the Midwest. Want to hit up a farm or head down a river in rural Illinois? Want to stuff yourself with beer and cheese in Wisconsin? We've got you covered. The best day trips from Chicago are filled with cold beer, delicious restaurants and awe-inspiring hikes. So gas up the car (or buy your train ticket) and hit the road on one of the best day trips from Chicago.
NOTE: While this list has been vetted for temporarily closures, it's always best to check ahead. Many businesses are currently reservation-only or operating with limited capacity. When you do travel, wear a mask, practice social distancing and stay safe.
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