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Why Go?

Get a master class in modern American architecture from the skyscraper-happy cityscape

Hear blues and jazz every night of the week in the land of Buddy Guy and Muddy Waters

Dig into world-class cuisine, from deep-dish pizza to new wave steak houses

What To Skip

Touristy Navy Pier—unless you've got kids to please and appease


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What For:

Arts + Culture, Budget, Design + Architecture, Family, Food + Wine, Luxury, Outdoors + Nature

When To Go:

June, September


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