Why travel by plane from Minneapolis to Chicago?
With approximately 400 miles between Minneapolis and Chicago, traveling by car would take over 6 hours depending on traffic while traveling by train would take over 8 hours. By contrast, choosing to fly between the two cities takes approximately 1h 30m. Direct flights serve both cities on a daily basis and are operated by airlines including Spirit, American and Delta.
What is there to see and do in Chicago?
The Windy City is home to a number of great museums, parks, restaurants and more. Millennium Park and the Grant Park are two green spaces in the city which are the perfect places to take a picnic and enjoy spending time outdoors. Navy Pier is a must see for its shops, eateries and outdoor attractions; the Field Museum of Natural History, the Adler Planetarium and the Chicago Children's Museum are all interesting cultural sights; while the public sculpture entitled Cloud Gate, otherwise known as The Bean, is a popular artistic attraction. No visit to Chicago would be complete without tasting some deep dish pizza and taking a trip to Wrigley Field to catch a game.