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Chicago & The Great Lakes

From Chicago’s iconic soaring skyline to the remote beauty of the Great Lakes, get off the tourist trail and explore an American wilderness that remains relatively undiscovered by tourism. Holidays to the Great Lakes take you through this network of 5 immense freshwater lakes that are interconnected by a series of rivers and smaller lakes, surrounded by verdant farmland and expansive forests. On your Great Lakes fly drive discover the traditions and philosophy of the area’s Native American tribes who have revered the remote beauty of the lakes for many generations. Visit the largest freshwater sand dunes in the world, cross into Canada and visit the mighty sight of a world wonder Niagara Falls. On your holiday to Chicago soak in the views from atop the Willis Tower, ride the ferris wheel on Navy Pier and find a dark and cosy blues bar to escape the legendary elements of the Windy City.

  • oat on the river, Chicago. Holidays to the Great Lakes

  • Chicago River. Holidays to the Great Lakes

  • Chicago Skyline from Lake Michiga. Holidays to the Great Lakes

  • Lake Michigan. holidays to the Great Lakes

  • Lake Superior northern shore, Ontario, Canada. Holidays to the Great Lakes

  • Lighthouse on Great Lakes. Holidays to the Great Lakes

  • Niagara Falls Aerial View, Holidays to the Great Lakes. Holidays to the Great Lakes

  • Niagara Falls in autumn, holidays to the Great Lakes

  • Niagara Falls, Canada. Holidays to the Great Lakes

  • Niagara Falls. Holidays to the Great Lakes

  • Northern shore of Great Lake Superior. Holidays to the Great Lakes

  • Skyline, Chicago. Holidays to the Great Lakes

  • Sunrise, Chicago. Holidays to the Great Lakes

AVERAGE TEMPERATURE

Information below is based on average highest temperature for each month.

  • -1℃
  • 1℃
  • 8℃
  • 15℃
  • 21℃
  • 27℃
  • 29℃
  • 28℃
  • 24℃
  • 17℃
  • 9℃
  • 2℃
  • 8
  • 7
  • 13
  • 12
  • 17
  • 12
  • 12
  • 13
  • 10
  • 13
  • 14
  • 9

Information above is based on the average number of days which experience some form of rainfall for each month.

RAINFALL

When to Visit

Below gives you information and a rating of the best time of year to visit.

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