Favorite Things To Do in Chicago

THE ART INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO

Voted the best museum in the world by TripAdvisor The Art Institute of Chicago houses one of the greatest art collections featuring masterpieces like “American Gothic,” “Nighthawks,” “A Sunday Afternoon on the Island of La Grande Jatte,” and many more.


Benny’s Chop House

Located in the River North Neighborhood, Benny’s Chop House is a classic American steakhouse serving up lunch and dinner daily. The latest concept from the folks behind Italian favorite Volare, Benny’s serves up the classics (think prime beef) and a few pasta dishes in addition to some more modern, chef-driven selections.


BLUE MAN GROUP

This audience-interactive multimedia performance has some new additions to the program, including “GiPads,” a riff on tablet computers, and a new finale with different music.


BUDDY GUY’S LEGENDS

Don’t be surprised if you catch this blues club’s namesake performing with the local and world-renowned artists on stage.


Carnivale

Lively and sprawling eatery boating a festive vibe and offering everything from authentic soulful cuisine to simple dishes from all over Latin America. A kaleidoscope of colors, salsa music, and playful decor ignite the sense of being in a Latin house party. Make sure to try their weekend brunch.    


Chicago History Museum

This Lincoln Park museum presents the rich multicutural history of Chicago and Illinois. Experience the first passenger car that rode on the L tracks in 1893, investigate the responses to many of the city’s crises like the Great Fire of 1871, see artifacts from the World’s Fair, and more.