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Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
Art Museum
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“One of the biggest Museums in America with an amazing collection. The Modern Wing collections and Impressionists are my favorite. Also the best way to bring creative gift is to visit museum shop.”
  • 411 locals recommend
  • 1 Experience
Zoo
“Small, free zoo with lions, primates, reptiles, a children's area & an interactive farm exhibit.”
  • 470 locals recommend
Neighbourhood
“Millennium Park is definitely worth seeing. You can find a lot of historic and modern sights, as well as the Chicago Art Institute in the park. During the summer time you can enjoy concerts, festivals and outdoor activities out there.”
  • 478 locals recommend
  • 2 Experiences
Baseball Stadium
“Wrigley Field is a baseball park located on the North Side of Chicago, Illinois. It is the home of the Chicago Cubs, one of the city's two Major League Baseball franchises.”
  • 393 locals recommend
History Museum
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“The Field Museum of Natural History, also known as The Field Museum, is a natural history museum in Chicago, and is one of the largest such museums in the world”
  • 198 locals recommend
Pier
“Navy Pier is a 3,300-foot-long pier on the Chicago shoreline of Lake Michigan. It is located in the Streeterville neighborhood of the Near North Side community area.”
  • 326 locals recommend
  • 1 Experience
Aquarium
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“We go with our daughter a couple times a year. One of our favorite places in the city!”
  • 192 locals recommend
Taco Place
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“Big Star is a short walk from the guesthouse. In warm weather, share tacos and a pitcher of margaritas with friends on the patio. The fish taco is a favorite, but it’s hard to go wrong. Plenty of vegetarian options, too!”
  • 381 locals recommend
Art Museum
“Leaning on the provocative contemporary art and culture, MCA features new exhibitions every month ranging from all sort of different arts from around the world.”
  • 168 locals recommend
Outdoor Sculpture
“Must see if this is your first time to Chicago. Take the #6 Bus or the Metra direct to the heart of the city where this is located. ”
  • 156 locals recommend
Neighbourhood
“You're a 20 min walk from the historical Mag Mile- enjoy shopping, scenery and Chicago's famous architecture! ”
  • 217 locals recommend
Science Museum
“This is my favorite museum in the city, and it's right here in Hyde Park! It's got everything—a gigantic model train layout, an interactive coal mining simulation, an *entire submarine*, and so much more! It's a great visit no matter how much or how little time you have.”
  • 141 locals recommend
Building
“The Willis Tower is a 110-story, 1,450-foot skyscraper in Chicago, Illinois.”
  • 116 locals recommend
Café
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“Inventive, market-driven food in a casual, funky space that hosts an especially popular brunch.”
  • 252 locals recommend
Jazz Club
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“Green mill is about a 30 min ride, but excellent live jazz. No talking allowed during performances, so not ideal if you’re wanting to have a conversation but worthwhile for sure!”
  • 254 locals recommend
Brewery
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“Revolution is a neighborhood local brewing company but also has it's own restaurant and bar in Logan Square. They have their beers on tap and its one of the best brewpubs in all of Chicago. Great place to start the night”
  • 204 locals recommend

Top restaurants

Taco Place
“Big Star is a short walk from the guesthouse. In warm weather, share tacos and a pitcher of margaritas with friends on the patio. The fish taco is a favorite, but it’s hard to go wrong. Plenty of vegetarian options, too!”
  • 381 locals recommend
Café
“Inventive, market-driven food in a casual, funky space that hosts an especially popular brunch.”
  • 252 locals recommend
Brewery
“Revolution is a neighborhood local brewing company but also has it's own restaurant and bar in Logan Square. They have their beers on tap and its one of the best brewpubs in all of Chicago. Great place to start the night”
  • 204 locals recommend
New American Restaurant
“When I tell people I live in Logan Square almost every single one of them mention Longman & Eagle. It's in a great location in the neighborhood and has some of the best dishes & cocktails you'll find around town. You can't go wrong when choosing to dine out at Longman & Eagle”
  • 244 locals recommend
Burger Restaurant
“Open for over three years now, Au Cheval has become one of the hardest spots to get into in Chicago and a lot of the reason for that can be attributed to their cheeseburger. Six months in, even before Bon Appetit declared it the best in America, the Au Cheval cheeseburger had become the talk of the town. Don't have time to wait? Try Au Cheval's little brother, Small Cheval located nearby at 150 N Riverside office building (limited operating hours) or Bucktown at 1732 N Milwaukee.”
  • 168 locals recommend
Fried Chicken Restaurant
“Best fried chicken in town, great cocktails (known for boozy slushies), great patio and a good delivery option as well. About a mile south and east ”
  • 204 locals recommend
American Restaurant
“Enjoy sipping a delightful beverage while taking in the best 360 degree view of the city! ”
  • 157 locals recommend
New American Restaurant
“Delicious, American fare in hip environment. Chef Stephanie Izzard is famous for winning Bravo's Top Chef.”
  • 138 locals recommend

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