With a reputation for being a busy city, Chicago is a great place to live and work. However, it is an even better place to visit. Residents and visitors alike may feel the need to take a weekend trip away from the city. So, we’ve selected five destinations near Chicago that make great weekend trips. Enjoy the luxury out of the city at any one of these locations. They will all give you plenty of opportunity to relax. You will also have an equal amount of opportunity to stay active with golf, hiking, biking, and so much more. So, tell us, which of these options will you choose?