Favorite Things To Do in Chicago

The results are in, and the best concierge in the country have voted these 170 establishements as their favorite locations in the city. Don't waste your time wondering where to eat, drink, shop, and learn. These lists have you covered. We just made your trip to Chicago a whole lot easier.

Macy’s State Street

Taking up an entire block on State Street, this was the first Marshall Fields store.


MUSEUM OF CONTEMPORARY ART CHICAGO

Offering thought-provoking art created since 1945, its permanent collection includes work by Franz Kline, Andy Warhol, and Jeff Koons.


MUSEUM OF SCIENCE AND INDUSTRY

Housed in the Palace of Fine Arts from the 1893 World’s Columbian Exposition, the Museum of Science and Industry has a German World War II submarine, a Boeing 727, a 40-foot water vapor tornado, and a chick hatchery making it the largest science museum in the Western Hemisphere.


MYOPIC BOOKS

One of Chicago’s oldest and largest used bookstores.


NAVY PIER

A Chicago landmark extending nearly a mile out into Lake Michigan, Navy Pier is the top tourist and leisure destination in the Midwest. Discover theaters, museums, restaurants, shops, dining, sightseeing cruises, special events, and more. Free admission, open year-round.


NORDSTROM

Known for its wide selection and unbeatable service.


Prime & Provisions

Prime & Provisions

This steakhouse is only focused on one thing and that’s the meat. Their known for serving USDA all-natural prime heritage black Angus beef, which has never been exposed to antibiotics, hormones, or pesticides.


PRYSM Nightclub

PRYSM Nightclub

This new, state-of-the-art nightclub brings hot DJs, bumping music, and an upscale atmosphere.


RECKLESS RECORDS

Record store selling new and used CDs, DVDs, and LPs in Wicker Park.