Welcome to Chicago, IL!

Explore the bustling cityscape and rich history of Chicago.

Top Attractions

Willis Tower

Visit one of the tallest buildings in the United States and step onto the Skydeck for breathtaking views of the city.

Art Institute of Chicago

Explore one of the oldest and largest art museums in the U.S., known for its curatorial efforts and impressive permanent collection.

Millennium Park

Check out this iconic public park that features the famous Cloud Gate sculpture, lush gardens, and a variety of public art.

Navy Pier

Enjoy this Chicago landmark with its Ferris wheel, theaters, restaurants, and shops, along the waterfront.

The Field Museum

Don't miss this premier natural history museum, home to Sue the T. rex and numerous other exhibits ranging from ancient cultures to the latest scientific discoveries.

Recommended Restaurants

  • Alinea: A pioneering gastronomy restaurant in Lincoln Park, renowned for its innovative dishes and impeccable presentation.
  • Girl & the Goat: A vibrant West Loop spot known for its eclectic dishes inspired by global flavors.
  • The Purple Pig: Offers a variety of Mediterranean inspired dishes, cheese, swine, and wine on Michigan Avenue.
  • Portillo’s: Famous for its Chicago-style hot dogs, Italian beef sandwiches, and a fun, bustling atmosphere.
  • Smoque BBQ: A Belmont-Cragin neighborhood favorite, known for its authentic, wood-smoked barbecues and ribs.
  • North Pond: Nestled within Lincoln Park, this restaurant serves seasonal American cuisine with a focus on local ingredients.

Where to Stay

  • The Langham - A luxury hotel with a riverside view, known for its elegant rooms and excellent service.
  • The Peninsula Chicago - Offers a blend of Midwestern hospitality with Asian influence, featuring a renowned spa and health club.
  • Virgin Hotels Chicago - Modern, stylish hotel located in The Loop, celebrated for its innovative room design and vibrant common spaces.
  • The Drake - A historic hotel on the Magnificent Mile, known for its refined elegance and grandeur.
  • Chicago Athletic Association - A historic venue transformed into a boutique hotel, featuring vintage décor and a rooftop bar with city views.

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