Chicago Travelers Recommend

Chicago River and Lake Michigan Cruises

By Viator, February 2017

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 270 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

When visiting Chicago, one of the best ways to explore the city is by boat on the Chicago River and Lake Michigan. Seeing the city by cruise allows you to enjoy a unique vantage point and many ...  Read more

Chicago for Locals

By Viator, November 2016

Tours & Tickets

Willis Tower and Navy Pier are by no means hidden gems to locals of Chicago. But when was the last time, if ever, you?ve actually visited the top of the former Sears Tower or braved the crowds ...  Read more

Chicago Pizza Tours: Where to Find the Best Slice

By Viator, November 2016

Tours & Tickets

Food is a big deal in Chicago, from hot dogs to restaurants helmed by famous chefs like Charlie Trotter, but if there can only be one food associated with the city, it must be Chicago-style pizza. ...  Read more

Chicago Architecture Guide

By Viator, November 2016

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 2063 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

Chicago is famous for its Art Deco and skyscraper architecture, so taking a tour of the Windy City's architectural highs and lows is a great way to get to know the Windy City. The city has fostered ...  Read more

Chicago Mafia and Prohibition Era

By Viator, November 2016

4.5 star rating: Recommended 28 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

During the 1920s Prohibition Era, there were a number of Italian-American gangs that began smuggling in alcohol, bribing police, money laundering and getting involved in illicit activities revolving ...  Read more

Unique Food Experiences in Chicago

By Viator, November 2016

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 131 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

When you think of food experiences in Chicago, what comes to mind? Deep dish pizza? Chicago-style hot dogs? How about some of the finest dining in the world? The correct answer of course is all of ...  Read more

How to Spend a Rainy Day in Chicago

By Viator, November 2016

4.5 star rating: Recommended 997 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

Don't let the rain stop you from making the most of your time in Chicago?many of the Windy City's must-see sights are actually indoors, so there's no need to hole up in your hotel room. See the gray ...  Read more

Chicago Food Tours

By Viator, July 2016

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 88 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

Chicago has long been a melting pot of ethnicities and cultures, and they all brought their own food to the table. This city has a culinary heritage so strong and so delicious that it's hard to know ...  Read more

Chicago Architectural Boat Tours

By Viator, August 2015

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 1885 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

During spring and summer months the city of Chicago is the definition of walker friendly. Wide sidewalks, expansive greenways and lake front beaches make it the perfect place to explore on foot. But ...  Read more

3 Days in Chicago: Suggested Itineraries

By Viator, June 2015

4.5 star rating: Recommended 2506 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

There's more to Chicago than can be experienced in three days, but we've got some suggestions to get you started. Day 1: The City The Chicago CityPass gives you discounted admission to ...  Read more

Chicago Winter Travel Tips

By Viator, May 2014

4.5 star rating: Recommended 929 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

Despite unpredictable weather and often chilly temperatures, winter can be a great time to travel to Chicago. However, it also takes a bit of preparation to make sure your trip goes smoothly. Here ...  Read more

St. Patrick's Day in Chicago

By Hudson, USA, February 2013

Oh, St. Patrick?s Day. How you mesmerize me. Always a fun bacchanalian extravaganza, St. Patrick?s Day in Chicago is the spring celebration you?ve been waiting for. Where else on earth would they ...  Read more

Skipping Lines at the Willis Tower

By Hudson, USA, February 2013

You might have heard about the Willis Tower. Repeatedly touted as ?a must? for both visitors and residents, the views from high atop the 110 story building is truly a magnificent experience with ...  Read more

Romantic Things to Do in Chicago

By Katie H, February 2013

Chicago, like most major cities, offers a wealth of options for things to do, whether you?re traveling with kids or looking to spend time with someone special. If you?re looking for romantic things ...  Read more

Winter Activities in Chicago

By Katie H, January 2013

Chicago?s reputation as having a hard winter is well earned?winters here can be bone-chillingly cold, with a wind that make it feel even colder. It?s no wonder than most tourists visit from May to ...  Read more

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