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Sure there are plenty of fun things to do in Chicago, but sometimes you need to spend some time away from the urban sprawl. Enter these fun weekend getaways from Chicago all within a five hour roadtrip from the city. You'll find delicious restaurants, beautiful wilderness and cozy college towns on this list, which covers Detroit, Louisville and more. So if you're looking for a quick trip this summer, scope out the best weekend getaways from Chicago and hit the road.
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