9 days in Chicago & Glengarriff Itinerary

9 days in Chicago & Glengarriff Itinerary

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Start: Chicago, United States
1
Chicago, United States
— 4 nights
Fly + Drive:  15 h 45 min
2
Glengarriff, Ireland
— 4 nights
Drive + Fly:  15 h 45 min
End: Chicago, United States

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nights
Chicago, United States

Chicago ©
A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
Chicago is known for museums, parks, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the world behind art at The Art Institute of Chicago, walk around Millennium Park, engage your brain at Museum of Science and Industry, and get in on the family fun at Navy Pier.

For photos and other tourist information, read Chicago route tool.

If you are flying in from United States, the closest major aiports are Chicago Midway International Airport, Chicago O'Hare International Airport and South Bend Regional Airport. Expect a daytime high around 65°F in October, and nighttime lows around 49°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Fri) early enough to travel to Glengarriff.

Things to do in Chicago

Museums Parks Childrens Museums
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The Art Institute of Chicago ©
The Art Institute of Chicago
Millennium Park ©
Millennium Park
Museum of Science and Industry ©
Museum of Science and Industry

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nights
Glengarriff, Ireland

Glengarriff ©
Glengarriff is a village of approximately 800 people on the N71 national secondary road in the Beara Peninsula of County Cork, Ireland. Step out of Glengarriff to go to Kenmare and see Ring of Beara, which is approximately 44 minutes away. Spend the 26th (Sat) exploring the striking scenery along Slea Head Drive. Spend a day of island exploring on the 27th (Sun) at Skellig Michael. Next up on the itinerary: trek along Beara Way, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Patrick's Church, take in the exciting artwork at Norman McCloskey Photography, and relax in the rural setting at Molly Gallivan's Cottage & Traditional Farm.

To see ratings, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Glengarriff road trip planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Chicago to Glengarriff. Traveling from Chicago to Glengarriff, you'll lose 6 hours due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Chicago in October, plan for slightly colder days in Glengarriff, with highs around 58°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 48°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 29th (Tue) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Glengarriff

Outdoors Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Kenmare, Slea Head Drive, Skellig Michael
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Slea Head Drive ©
Slea Head Drive
Ring of Beara ©
Ring of Beara
Skellig Michael ©
Skellig Michael

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