What To Wear To 3 Super-Fun Getaways

The sweet spot in any summer is that magical moment when you are officially on vacation. Since we can't always take the European sabbatical we're craving, we're dishing on some of the best getaways Chicagoans can escape to by car. These budget and time-friendly trips are just the ticket to instant summer fun. We'd never send you off without the proper attire (come on, its us!), so click through for our favorite destinations and the perfect looks to pair with them. Got a great vacation story from one of our hotspots? Share it in our comments section. We love a good summer read.
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Antiquing
South Haven in Michigan is an antique-hunter's dream. The car ride is so quick, you'll barely have time to catch up on all the This American Life you've missed. A little planning ensures you'll know all the best antique spots to hit, so bring some stamina, and the adorable outfit we're into.
Red Flower Print Wrap Sundress, $40 (originally $75), available at Topshop. Funny Cat Wedge, $59.40 (originally $99) available at Nine West. Summer Straw E/W by Nanette Lepore, $395, available at Piperlime. Oversized-frame acetate sunglasses by Gucci, $275, available at Net-A-Porter. Stone and Honey Quartz and Gold Necklace, $82, available at Eskell.
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Water Park
If you're going to go to a water park (and lets face it, in sticky summer heat, there is no place else to go), you might as well go to the biggest water park around, aka the Wisconsin Dells. A quick drive up North will find you face-to-face with water slides and wave pools as far as the eye can see. Before you dive in head first, make sure you're prepped and cute for the most fun you'll have all summer.
Blue Doily Print Halter Swimsuit, $68, available at Topshop. Sperry Top-Sider Jellyfish in Navy, $40, available at Zappos. Sorbonne Beach Towel, $27, available at Lacoste. Deeep by Bumble & Bumble, $26, available at Bumble & Bumble. Angela Adams® and Sea Bags for J.Crew pocket sail bag, $198, available at J.Crew. Cartwheel Hat, $29.90, available at Zara.
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Pike's Peak photo courtesy of David Listemaa.
Camping
Some of us don't mind getting down and dirty on a camping trip. But it's still Us, so you know we're going to look good while we do it. Pike's Peak is Iowa's pride and joy, and thankfully it's just an easy road trip (and a quick visit to REI) away.
Classic Muscle Jersery T-Shirt by T by Alexander Wang, $80, available at Net-A-Porter. The One sunglasses, $18, available at Need Supply Co. Lay-Low Hoodie, $69.50, available at J.Crew. Denim shorts, $39.90, available at Zara. Novel Nylon Charcoal/Charcoal by Herschel Supply Co., $80, available at Need Supply Co. Jival Asymmetrical Thong Sandals by K. Jacques, $228, available at Shopbop. Make-Up remover towelettes, $18, available at MUD.
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