Chicago, United States

Hello Chicago

Chicago, Illinois, also known as the Windy City, is among the largest cities in the U.S. It’s famous for its bold architecture, skyline scrapers, theaters, shopping, attractions, and museums. There’s a little something for everyone when you come to Chicago. 

The culture in Chicago includes visual arts, film, theatre, improv comedy, music and food. Into the music scene? Chicago will not disappoint with its jazz, blues, soul, hip-hop, and gospel. 

Landmarks and Fun Things to Do in Chicago to Explore:

  • Millennium Park
  • Navy Pier
  • Wrigley Field (home of the Cubs)
  • The Magnificent Mile (the most famous shopping district)
  • Art Institute of Chicago
  • Museum Campus
  • The Willis Tower (formerly the Sears Tower)
  • The Museum of Science and Industry
  • Lincoln Park Zoo
  • John Hancock Center
  • Broadway
  • The Ledge and Sky Deck
  • Field Museum
  • Shedd Aquarium
  • Adler Planetarium 
  • Waterway Cruises 
  • The 606 (connects Logan Square, Humbolt Park, Buck town and Wicker Park)
  • The Second City
  • Chicago Riverwalk
  • 360 Chicago
  • The Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum
  • Thalia Hall
  • Half Acre Brewery Balmoral 
  • Montrose Beach

Parks Along the Waterfront to Explore

  • Lincoln Park
  • Grant Park
  • Burnham Park
  • Jackson Park

Culinary Delights in Chicago:

Chicago is known for its classics like the Chicago-style hot dog and Italian beef. If you’re looking for the trendiest restaurants in Chicago then look no further than the West Loop. 

Best Restaurants in Chicago: 

  • Girl and the Goat
  • Au Chevel
  • Nellcote
  • The Aviary
  • Momotaro
  • Swift and Son
  • The Publican 
  • River North

Festivals in Chicago

Whether you’re looking for music festivals, food festivals, or craft beer festivals, every month is a party in Chicago. You’ll find them in downtown parks, on stage, and on neighborhood streets all over Chicago. 

Be sure to check out these notable festivals: 

  • Jazz festivals
  • Blue festivals
  • Country Lakeshake Festival
  • Chicago Summer dance
  • Lollapalooza 

There is always something to do and explore when you come visit Chicago, anytime of year. Come alone, bring a friend, or come with the family. Chicago is sure to please even the most discerning traveler.