Places to visit about 2½ hours from Chicago

Cities 2½ hours 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 like 2 hours. If you're willing to drive farther, try 3 hours.

Hungry for something new and willing to drive to get it? Search for the best restaurants within 2.5 hours of Chicago. Not sure where to go? Take a day trip from Chicago, or explore different routes for 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 2½ hours from Chicago

State parks 2½ hours from Chicago

More cities around 2½ hours away by plane

Here are more cities based on a flight circle radius of 2.5 hours. These cities are much further than the ones above since now we're looking at a 2½ 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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