Chicago for First-Time Visitors: A Guide to the Top Things to Do

Ask Chicagoans where they take visitors when they come to town, and these favorite Chicago things to do inevitably pop up.

They represent every major category on any Chicago traveler's itinerary, including restaurants, museums, shops and theater. This is the must-do list that even those locals should keep handy. Get going and get out there exploring the best of Chicago.

Elisa Drake
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Elisa formerly served as the Chicago editor for Where and has...