Chicago exudes a cultural cool and friendly vibe that captures the spirit of the Midwest – all year round. From soaring skyscrapers to stuffed pizza to comedy clubs, a little chill in the air doesn’t stop the Windy City. Grab your scarf, put on your mittens and say hello to a winter wonderland.
1. HEAD TO THE HOMESTEAD RESTAURANT
Take in the city from above at this rooftop hangout – complete with warm cocktails, a crackling open fireplace and twinkle lights.
2. SKATE AT MILLENNIUM PARK
Go ice skating at Millennium Park’s outdoor ice skating rink – best enjoyed with snow flurries in the air. Head out a little early on Sunday for free lessons.
3. VISIT THE FIELD MUSEUM
Get lost in this iconic museum – boasting exhibitions that range from bat caves in Kenya to design for today’s modern world.
4. LAUGHT AT A COMEDY SHOW
5. CHEER AT A HOCKEY GAME
Cheer on the Chicago Blackhawks alongside locals. Be sure to grab a slice of famous stuffed pizza before the game is over.