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Art Institute of Chicago (Chicago)
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Travelers' Choice™ 2014 Winner Attractions
This Classical Renaissance structure, guarded by two bronze lions at its entrance, boasts one of the... more
Travelers' Choice™ 2014 Winner Attractions
In a stunning combination of scholarship and showmanship, the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library... more
Millennium Park (Chicago)
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Travelers' Choice™ 2014 Winner Attractions
Three square blocks of open lakefront complete with a Ferris Wheel, outdoor music pavillion and ice... more
Travelers' Choice™ 2014 Winner Attractions
The largest science museum in the Western Hemisphere! Housed in the only remaining building from the... more
Blaum Bros. Is a family owned and operated craft distillery in Galena, IL. Blaum Bros. Uses local... more
Wrigley Field (Chicago)
One of America's smallest, oldest, and best-loved ballparks, Wrigley is home to the Chicago Cubs.
The only house Abraham Lincoln ever owned is the centerpiece of this four-block historic... more
Michigan Avenue (Chicago)
This main downtown thoroughfare includes the Magnificent Mile, a stretch full of every store... more
A 385-acre complex of flora, footbridges and waterways.
Take a step back in time to the Gilded Age with banker Samuel Nickerson's mansion. Explore all three... more
The Lookingglass Theatre Company seeks to redefine the limits of theatrical experience and to make... more
The Chicago Cultural Center is the nation’s first free municipal cultural center and one of the most... more
The Frank Lloyd Wright Home and Studio served as Wright's private residence and workplace from 1889... more
There’s no better place for nonstop gaming action and luxurious amenities than this Illinois Casino... more
360 Chicago (Chicago)
Visitors to Chicago's fourth tallest building can visit the 94th-floor observatory for a spectacular... more
No trip to Chicago is complete without a visit to the top of the tallest building in the Western... more
Anderson Japanese Gardens (Rockford)
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This 12-acre Japanese garden includes a Guest House and Tea House as well as the other buildings,... more
Cantigny Park (Wheaton)
Welcome to Cantigny!Discover a world of beauty, learning and fun just around the corner! Cantigny... more
The Field Museum (Chicago)
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One of America's premier natural history museums, the Field's "Live over Time" exhibit now houses... more
The Chicago Theatre (Chicago)
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Chicago's breath-taking National Landmark Theatre hosts concerts, comedians, theatrical productions... more
Riverwalk (Naperville)
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Goodman Theatre (Chicago)
Established in 1922, Goodman Theatre has been a part of life in Chicago for 90 years. Every season,... more
From the Wrigley Building to the Drake Hotel, this boulevard runs the gamut of wealth and privilege.