Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport (MSP) can be accessed via the MN-55 E or I-35W S to MN-62 E. The Light Rail also provides access to MSP.
Typical flight duration from MSP to Chicago Midway International Airport (MDW) is an hour from MSP to MDW. Driving to Chicago takes about 30 minutes via I-55 N. The Orange Line train leaves every 10 minutes from the airport and goes to the Loop (downtown).
Attractions and Tips
Chicago is a bustling city that has something for travelers of all ages. The Art Institute of Chicago is an internationally celebrated must for art lovers. The Briar Street Theatre, home of the popular performers of the Blue Man Group, offers exciting live entertainment.
A relaxing day at Millennium Park and educational outing to the Adler Planetarium, or an ocean sail on Navy Pier’s Tall Ship Windy will amuse your little ones.
Chicago’s culinary offerings are not to be missed. Gaetano’s (Italian), Avec (Mediterranean) and Joe’s Seafood, Prime Steak, and Shoe Crab are just some options to satiate any palate.
If you are traveling during winter, be sure to check the status of flights that may be hindered due to snow, rain or ice. When choosing a hotel, explore the whole city as many neighborhoods house boutique and large chain establishments alike.