Places to visit about 1 hour from Chicago

Cities 1 hour from Chicago

These are approximate driving times in a radius from Chicago, Illinois. Search for vacation spots within driving distance for a day trip or weekend getaway. There are many towns within the total area, so if you're looking for closer places, try a smaller radius. If you're willing to drive farther, try 1½ hours.

Hungry for something new and willing to drive to get it? Search for the best restaurants within 1 hour of Chicago. Not sure where to go? Take a day trip from Chicago, or if you have more time you can explore weekend trips from Chicago, but make sure you also check road conditions around Chicago. Looking for small towns or communities around Chicago, Illinois? Get a full list of up to 500 cities nearby Chicago.

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RV campgrounds 1 hour from Chicago

State parks 1 hour from Chicago

39 miles north of Chicago:

Illinois Beach State Park

More cities around 1 hour away by plane

Here are more cities based on a flight circle radius of 1 hour. These cities are much further than the ones above since now we're looking at a 1 hour flight.

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Chicago, Illinois is located at
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41° 52' 41" N  /  87° 37' 45" W

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