Favorite Things To Do in Chicago

Armand’s Victory Tap

A sophisticated sibling to the larger Armand’s Pizzeria chain, this cozy South Loop Italian restaurant offers an old school Italian menu of classic plates and appetizer-sized pizzas (the Armand’s angle) in an upscale tavern setting with framed black-and-white photos, a few TVs, and a massive carved wood bar featuring ornate beer taps.

The Albert

Chic spot offering chef-driven, New American fare and scientific cocktails in an Einstein-themed hotel.

Swedish American Museum

The Swedish American Museum has been active for 40 years in the heart of Andersonville, a traditionally Swedish area on the north side of Chicago. Andersonville, the “Little Sweden” of Chicago, is one of the most concentrated areas of Swedish heritage in the United States, with Swedish roots dating back to the 19th century. Tourists visit the area… Read more »

Soldier Field

Originally built in 1923, the arena underwent a massive renovation in 2003. Nestled in the old classical pillars, the stadium has 61,500 seats and is home the Chicago Bears NFL team. Located along Lake Michigan, Soldier Field’s neighbors include McCormick Place to the south, with the Field Museum, Shedd Aquarium, and the Adler Planetarium immediately… Read more »

Seadog Cruises

A popular Navy Pier’s attraction, Seadog offers engaging Architecture Tours and Lakefront Cruises to wet and wild Extreme Thrill Rides.

National Museum of Mexican Art

Located in Chicago’s vibrant Pilsen/Little Village neighborhood, this is the largest Latino cultural organization in the U.S. boasting a 6,000-piece permanent collection, rotating exhibits, and performing-arts showcases that represents an illustrious Mexican culture. Each year around Halloween, it hosts the city’s most-visited Day of the Dead exhibit.

Klairmont Kollections

Showplace consisting of over 300 impressive and clever vehicles any car enthusiast could hope to see. Under one roof, (encompassing 100,000 square feet on two floors) owner Larry Klairmont has been able to amass hundreds of classics, ranging from an original 1930s Duesenberg to a large group of micro-cars, to a 1918 Pierce Arrow. This… Read more »

The Joffrey Ballet

Take in spellbinding performances that embrace everything from classical and modern to avant-garde. Chicago’s Joffrey Ballet has been hailed as “America’s Company of Firsts” as they were the first dance company to perform at the White House, the first to appear on television, among many more.

Garfield Park Conservatory

The Garfield Park Conservatory is one of the largest conservatories in the nation. Often referred to as “landscape art under glass,” the conservatory occupies approximately two acres inside, where thousands of plant species are on display throughout eight rooms in this magnificent facility. Experience the lush flora and tropical temperatures taking you away from the… Read more »


Soaring 1,000 feet over Michigan Avenue, 360 Chicago offers the best views of Chicago’s skyline, lakefront and four neighboring states. It’s also the only place you can enjoy TILT, Chicago’s highest-moving experience.