Summer in Chicago is just around the corner, and after months spent cooped up in your apartment, you might be craving a quick escape from the city.
The state and city's "stay-at-home" order officially ended at the beginning of June, and on June 26 Chicago entered Phase 4 of its reopening plan. While there's clear guidance about what businesses can reopen, some Chicagoans are still fuzzy on whether or not they can hop in a car and hit the road for a weekend away. Let's take a closer look at modes of transportation, out-of-state travel and other destinations in the surrounding area. If you're going to journey outside of city limits, here's what you need to know.
Editor's note: We'll update this guide as regulations change, but it's always wise to check in on city and state guidelines regarding travel before packing up the car and hitting the road.