Using travel site Skyscanner, we came up with a short list of nonstop flights leaving Chicago on Friday, April 20 and returning on Sunday, April 22, chosen with the spontaneous jet-setter in mind.
Here are the flights, weekend warrior -- the rest is on you.
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Officially put Chicago's spastic spring weather behind you and head to Atlanta, where you can expect temperatures to reach the low-70s this weekend. United has round-trip, nonstop flights for $253.
If you'd rather spend your weekend in the Pacific Northwest, Seattle is only about a four-hour nonstop flight away from Chicago, more or less. American Airlines has the best nonstop deals, getting you from O'Hare to Seattle/Tacoma International and back again for $287.
Puerto Vallarta, Mexico
If you're looking to put some serious miles between you and the Windy City this weekend, catch a flight down to Puerto Vallarta, on Mexico's Pacific coast. The town is known for its beaches, water sports and nightlife scene, and United will get you there and back for $329.
If you're interested in traveling on a day other than one highlighted above, you can check out upcoming flights to all kinds of destinationshere. Also, if you need to book a hotel room,here's a good place to start.