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What are good day trips from Chicago?

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Naperville, Illinois

Naperville Settlement has a historic museum village with costumed villagers that take visitors on a journey back in time. There are activities and special events held throughout the year such as Civil War Days and Maple Sugaring Days.


Milwaukee, Wisconsin

The attractions include the Harley Davidson Museum, the Miller Brewing Company, the Milwaukee Zoo, Discovery World at Pier Wisconsin, the Milwaukee Public Museum and the Milwaukee Art Museum.


Geneva, Wisconsin

Geneva has events and activities that for day trippers that include boating, hiking, golfing, ice skating, skiing, horseback riding and sleigh rides.

Long Grove, Illinois

Long Grove is a 19th century community located about 35 miles outside of Chicago. Visitors can take a tour of the Long Grove Confectionery Chocolate Factory or attend one of the many festivals that are held throughout the year.

llinois-Harbor Country

Harbor Country consists of eight small towns including Union Pier, Three Oaks, Harbert, Lakeside, New Buffalo, Grand Beach, Michiana and Sawyer. These small towns are only about an hour and a half drive from Chicago and they offer a variety of activities that are suitable for a day trip that include sandy beaches, antique shops, bike paths, wineries and several walking trails.
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Six flags, Brookfield Zoo, Milwaukee, Door County, Springfield. Bill listed some good ones as well.
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Lake Geneva, WI
Chicago Premium Outlet Mall - Aurora,IL
Brookfield Zoo - Brookfield, IL
Indiana Dunes - along Lake in Indiana (not sure it's a good idea in the wintertime)
Starved Rock State Park - Starved Rock, IL
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Louisville is only an hour flight, you have missed the first couple of races at Churchill today but the first race saturday is 12:40.

Jim Simms
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JSimms@cmcloans.com
Financing Kentucky One Home at a Time
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