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Best museums in Chicago: 10 great collections for art, architecture and dinosaurs

5 min readPublished 1 day ago

Chicago is home to some of the most incredible museums in the world and it's hard to know where to begin. Here's our pick of the 10 best in the Windy City.

CHICAGO, ILLINOIS - SEP 28: The Art Institute of Chicago has one of the world's most notable collections of Impressionist and Post-Impressionist art, on September 28, 2014 in Chicago, Illinois, USA.

Explore Chicago like a local: here are the 10 best things to do

6 min readPublished 5 days ago

With skyscrapers, top chefs and impressive museums, Chicago will blow you away any day of the year. Here are the top things to slot into your itinerary.

Chicago, IL/USA - circa July 2015: People at Jay Pritzker Pavilion at Millennium Park in Chicago, Illinois
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The perfect 3-day itinerary in Chicago

6 min readPublished May 9, 2022

With three days you can experience the best of Chicago. Take in dazzling architecture, top museums, deep-dish pizza, blues clubs and foodie neighborhoods.

Yellow tour boat cruising on the Chicago River through the skyscrapers of downtown Chicago, towards Lake Michigan. 

The best times to visit Chicago for food, festivals, sports and the blues

7 min readPublished Mar 28, 2022

Famous for its blustery winters, steamy summers and skyscraping skyline, Chicago sees the full range of seasons. Here are the top times to come.

American Blues musician Ronnie Baker Brooks plays at the Chicago Blues Festival
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22 of the best free things to do in Chicago: art and architecture, blues and views

7 min readPublished Mar 11, 2022

The top attractions might blow the budget, but there are plenty of free things to do in Chicago too.

This is a horizontal color photograph of people crowded around the landmark downtown Chicago's Cloudgate in Millennial Park. The urban cityscape is reflected in the mirrored surface. A couple takes a selfie in the foreground.