Geoffrey Baer takes you on a nostalgic journey by car to iconic vacation spots that Chicagoans have cherished for generations, and discovers some secret hideaways, too! Explore the history of the places Chicagoans have been visiting for generations and plan your next adventure. You’ll find 20 of the best vacation destinations within driving distance of Chicago – whether you seek stunning hiking trails, wild water parks, tranquil beaches, or just a quick escape from the city.
Find your next favorite Chicago-area adventure here: https://www.wttw.com/vacation
00:00:00 ➤ Intro
00:05:34 ➤ Lake Geneva, Wisconsin
00:12:35 ➤ Wisconsin Dells
00:20:05 ➤ Northwoods, Wisconsin
00:26:37 ➤ Door County, Wisconsin
00:33:21 ➤ Springfield, Illinois
00:41:13 ➤ Starved Rock State Park, Illinois
00:46:57 ➤ Galena, Illinois
00:54:13 ➤ Indiana Dunes, Indiana
00:59:24 ➤ Michigan City, Indiana
01:04:14 ➤ Indiana Beach, Indiana
01:07:53 ➤ Harbor Country, Michigan
01:12:00 ➤ Benton Harbor, Michigan
01:13:44 ➤ St. Joseph, Michigan
01:15:20 ➤ South Haven, Michigan
01:18:48 ➤ Saugatuck, Michigan
01:21:53 ➤ Holland, Michigan
01:24:13 ➤ Grand Haven, Michigan
01:27:42 ➤ Idlewild, Michigan
01:30:06 ➤ Leland, Michigan
01:33:57 ➤ Traverse City, Michigan
01:36:00 ➤ Harbor Springs and Charlevoix, Michigan
01:38:16 ➤ Mackinac Island, Michigan
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