Ready to make the most of your summer in Chicago? I’ve got you covered with some fantastic day trip ideas that’ll have you exploring local gems and creating incredible memories.


Chicago Cultural Delights

Explore Oak Park and Frank Lloyd Wright Home and Studio – the birthplace of an architectural revolution. See where the famous architect lived and worked. Discover 29 additional homes designed by Wright with a walking tour throughout the neighborhood.

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Chicago Waterfront Escapades

Check out Promontory Point and all of Burnham Park, and make it your destination for the day. It has multiple acre areas with a skatepark. Enjoy the stunning skyline views, charming walking trails, and vibrant wildflower meadows. Breathe in the fresh air and let the soothing sounds of the city and nature wash away your worries.

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Indiana Dunes Adventures

Check out Indiana Dunes National Park, with several hiking trails, beaches, a boardwalk, and historical sites to tour. It is the perfect spot to escape the busy city and find adventure. Surround yourself with nature trails, stunning beaches, grasslands, and forest.

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Chicago Botanical Escape

Make warm happy memories at the Chicago Botanical Gardens this summer. Immerse yourself in a 385 acres of natural beauty. Explore panoramic overviews, 300 species of plants, prairie areas, butterflies, and a children’s growing garden.

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Wisconsin Nature Oasis

Immerse yourself in the beauty of Kettle Moraine State Forest, WI (a 2.5 hour drive). Whether it’s a scenic hike, a peaceful picnic, or wildlife spotting, spending a day in nature is a surefire way to recharge and rejuvenate.

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Now it’s time to plan your adventure! Which one are you most excited to try? Let me know in the comments below, and if you have questions about local real estate, remember, I’m here to help. Reach out anytime!



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