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Arts, food, sports and music - they're all in abundance here in Chicago

Chicago is a vibrant city brimming with opportunities to explore. Famed for exhilarating nightlife, passionate sporting events and breath-taking skylines, this is a thriving city set to a sensational Lake Michigan backdrop. Read more...

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Explore the Beauty of Chicago

Chicago will endeavour to surprise you – think beaches and you don’t immediately think of Chicago, yet this city has over 15 miles of beach within its reach. And while Memphis may be the home of blues, Chicago certainly puts in a grand effort with some amazing blues clubs dotted throughout the city. This year-round destination has an experience for everyone.

There’s a cultural draw to Chicago that keeps people coming back time and time again. It doesn’t matter what you’re interested in, from music and sport to art and food, this city does it all so well. Take food-lovers, for example, who will be spoiled for choice when it comes to fine dining, ethnic cuisines and local classics – don’t leave without trying a deep-dish pizza or exploring some of the city’s top restaurants.

Live performances, whether on a small scale in bars or massive festivals downtown, are regularly occurring somewhere within the city – Lollapalooza is one of the highlights for many visitors. And sport is a true passion for the locals – baseball, hockey, basketball, football…you name it, they play it. Of course, if you’re exploring, there are numerous ways to do this – why not take a self-drive tour of the city or visit as part of a multi-centre holiday with another destination of your choosing? Chicago moulds to fit whatever type of getaway you imagine, creating the type of holiday you reminisce about for years to come.

Five reasons to visit Chicago

  • The culture here is fantastic, with a rich selection of things to do from picnics in Millennium Park to hanging out in the authentic blues bars.
  • The ethnic neighbourhoods are diverse and interesting, providing pockets of vibrant communities and fantastic cuisine.
  • Love music? Chicago is brimming with festivals throughout the year, particularly in the summer when concerts, small and large, pop up throughout the city.
  • Food-lovers will be overwhelmed by the delicious selection of culinary delights on offer, from Greek, Middle Eastern and Mexican, to classic Chicagoan fare.
  • The art scene, nightlife and shopping opportunities are great here – head to Magnificent Mile for boutiques and malls, and to the Field Museum.

Chicago Information

There are a wide variety of things to see and do whilst staying in Chicago. Check out our travel guides for some of the highlights, top tips and travel inspiration from our American Sky Experts, along with some essential information you may need for your holiday.


Useful Facts Useful Facts
Everything you need to know to help you plan your exciting trip to Chicago.
Top 10 things to do in Chicago Top 10 things to do in Chicago
Aside from the vast stretches of freshwater, that comprise: Erie, Superior and Michigan, Chicago also offers visitors an eclectic and entertaining location from where to relax, party and discover the city’s infamous past.
Top 10 restaurants in Chicago Top 10 restaurants in Chicago
From bring your own booze BBQs and pop-up doughnut shops, to fine dining tasting menus and French-Mexican fusion restaurants, Chicago’s dynamic menu of eateries will be sure to excite any avid foodie.

A beginner's guide to Lake Michigan A beginner's guide to Lake Michigan
The only member of North America's Great Lakes to completely lie within the United States' borders, Lake Michigan is an alluring lake paradise that also happens to be right smack in the middle of the American Midwest.
A true taste of Chicago A true taste of Chicago
There's no denying Chicago's pizzas and hotdogs are delicious, but what's their history? We even have a deep-dish pizza recipe to try...
Eating and Drinking Eating and Drinking
Though it might be renowned for its deep-dish pizza, there's plenty more delicious cuisine to try in Chicago. Come find out why foodies love this city!

Attractions Attractions
Chicago has a variety of fantastic attractions to see, from museums and parks, to the bustling Navy Pier...

Chicago Photo Gallery

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Chicago Weather

Here is a guide to the temperatures throughout the year and current outlook for the next 5 days.

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