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Travel Vacation Packages from Chicago


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Goway has been customizing vacation packages departing from Chicago for over 48 years. With your ease of travel and time in mind, we have compiled some recommendations which Goway can offer you, the traveler.  No matter what your budget or travel style, Goway will provide the best arrangements customized just for you depending on your time, interests and expectations. Below are just a few accessible suggestions for you to consider. For more ideas, simply contact us and we will be pleased to discuss your personal needs as we offer travel to over 120 countries.

Short Vacation and Travel Ideas from Chicago

If you’re planning to book an extended long weekend or, perhaps have just a week’s vacation in mind, below are a number of easily accessible vacation ideas we have designed from Chicago

Short Vacation Packages from Chicago to Europe

Crossing the Atlantic on an overnight non-stop flight opens the door to UK and Europe.  Consider the world-class city of London, with its extensive theater scene, exceptional museums and art galleries plus all the pageantry.  On non-stop overnight flights, Amsterdam, Madrid or Paris brings to a world of everything from culture to fine dining. There are many other European cities which are suitable for short visits.

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Short Vacation Packages from Chicago to Central and South America

No jet-lag to worry about if heading south.  A Mexico vacation, on a flight of a little over 4 hours, has everything from beaches to ancient civilizations such as the Mayans with fascinating history Peru is easily accessible with its special colonial architecture and history and an experience into the Inca civilization. Buenos Aires, the “Paris of the South” with its perfect mixture of European and South American culture is also very accessible from Chicago.  

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Longer Vacation and Travel Ideas from Chicago

For those who have a bit more time, we’ve compiled some suggested vacation destinations that are easy to get to from Chicago and have plenty to keep you entertained for weeks.

Longer Europe Vacation Packages from Chicago

Europe offers something for everyone with endless attractions travel suggestions and is so convenient to fly to after a simple overnight direct flight to most major cities. Consider a river cruise. You can enjoy being on board a cruise ship on the Rhine or the Danube or even the waterways of France on a wine cruise. Another possibility is between Moscow and St. Petersburg with stays on board ship in both cities. Spain is a perennial favorite which can be reached on a non-stop overnight flight with outstanding cities such as Madrid and Barcelona. Or head south to colorful Andalusia with exotic cities such as Granada, Seville and Cordoba. Greece, the cradle of civilization with its ancient historic sites will satisfy your interest in ancient history but also consider adding a Greek Islands cruise for good measure.  Scandinavia offers Norway with its dramatic fjord scenery, Stockholm with its quaint Old Town and Copenhagen with its harbor and the fabled mermaid.

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Asia Vacation Packages from Chicago

Non-stop flights from Chicago can easily provide you with a Japan vacation to discover the land of Imperial palaces, cherry blossoms and ancient pagodas and temples. So easy to reach via a direct flight is a China vacation where you can view the Great Wall and the Forbidden City in Beijing while marveling at Shanghai, a modern city of the future.  A non-stop flight to Delhi on an India vacation brings you to the Land of the Maharajas, the Taj Mahal, tiger sanctuaries and a distinct cuisine. 

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Australia and South Pacific Packages from Chicago

Further away, but easily accessible from Chicago, is a visit to Australia, an outstanding continent offering indigenous animals, the Great Barrier Reef, the exotic Outback and interesting scenic wine regions. It is very simple to add on a trip to New Zealand, a country with attractions ranging from tropical scenery to majestic mountains. It is also no problem to add on a stopover en route in Tahiti, Fiji or the Cook Islands

Africa, Middle East and Safari Vacation Packages from Chicago

From Chicago you can take a direct flight to Nairobi with access to Kenya or Tanzania for a wildlife game safari to view close up lions, leopards, elephants, rhinos and hippos. Another destination with direct flights from Chicago is South Africa with its spectacularly scenic inland and coastal scenery, cosmopolitan cities such as Cape Town and numerous animal safari parks including Kruger Park. In just over 12 hour on an overnight flight to Cairo, you can enjoy a cruise on the Nile providing a relaxing Egypt vacation on board a cruise ship exploring the antiquities in the Land of the Pharaohs.

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South America Vacation Packages from Chicago

Trips to South America can take as little as 10 hours. You can have combine Ecuador visiting its colonial capital Quito and the Galapagos, home to extraordinary wildlife with a Peru vacation offering an insight into the mysterious Inca civilization. Or you can combine Brazil, the land of samba with a trip to Argentina visiting Buenos Aires, the “Paris of South America”. Chile is a destination which offers the majestic Andes Mountains, the lakes and glaciers of Patagonia and the striking and wonderful Atacama Desert plus the sophisticated city of Santiago. 

The world is full of possibilities so, if you don’t find any of these vacation suggestions to your liking, simply check out our destinations page for a large selection of travel ideas and destinations


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