9 days in Chicago & Glengarriff Itinerary

9 days in Chicago & Glengarriff Itinerary

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9 days in Chicago & Glengarriff Itinerary

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

4
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, nightlife, zoos & aquariums, and childrens museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the masterpieces at The Art Institute of Chicago, explore and take pictures at Millennium Park, take in the waterfront at Navy Pier, and wander the streets of The Magnificent Mile.

For maps, photos, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Chicago trip itinerary builder app .

If you are flying in from United States, the closest major airports are Chicago Midway International Airport, Chicago O'Hare International Airport and South Bend Regional Airport. In October, daily temperatures in Chicago can reach 65°F, while at night they dip to 49°F. Cap off 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
Skydeck Chicago - Willis Tower ©
Skydeck Chicago - Willis Tower

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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. Change things up with a short trip to Ring of Beara in Kenmare (about 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. The adventure continues: trek along Beara Way, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Patrick's Church, contemplate the long history of Molly Gallivan's Cottage & Traditional Farm, and view the masterpieces at Norman McCloskey Photography.

To find maps, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Glengarriff online visit planner .

Explore your travel options from Chicago to Glengarriff with the Route module. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time to Greenwich Mean Time, which is usually a 6 hour difference. Traveling from Chicago in October, you will find days in Glengarriff are a bit cooler (58°F), and nights are about the same (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, Skellig Michael, Slea Head Drive
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Slea Head Drive ©
Slea Head Drive
Skellig Michael ©
Skellig Michael
Beara Way ©
Beara Way

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