4 Fun Day Trips From Chicago

Escape the Windy City this summer and explore one of these Michigan day trips from Chicago.

South Haven – Driving Time: 2 Hours

South Haven boasts seven public beaches, but visit  the quieter Oak Street Beach for a less-crowded experience. This is a great place to enjoy kayaking on Lake Michigan.

Kalamazoo – Driving Time: 2 Hours and 30 Minutes

Best part, you don’t need a vehicle! Just jump on the Amtrack commuter train for a two-hour ride into the heart of downtown Kalamazoo.

Holland – Driving Time: 2 Hours and 30 Minutes

One of the favorite things about Michigan is its many state parks, and Holland State Park is one of the best.

Grand Rapids – Driving Time: 3 Hours

A favorite Michigan zoo, John Ball Zoo, is a great family fun thing to do in the city.

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