Best Vacations for Teens

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We’ve put together a list of the top cities to go on vacation with teens. They’re full of exciting and diverse attractions that are perfect for teenagers.

Christmas in Chicago 2019: The Chicago Christkindlmarket Tradition

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If you’ve ever spent Christmas in Chicago, you know it’s a magical time full of unique and exciting events.

One of our favorite Chicago festivities is Christkindlmarket, a traditional German American outdoor holiday market held in the Chicago Loop.

Best US Cities for Sports Fans

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The United States is among the best places in the world to visit for sports fans. You’ll find that the major sports are well represented in most of the big cities, with everything from basketball to hockey to soccer-playing a huge role… [Read More]

Guide to Celebrating Illinois Day in Chicago

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Illinois was the 21st State to join the Union on December 3, 1818. National Illinois Day is observed a few days later, this year on December 7, 2019. Chicago is one of our favorite American cities. It’s cosmopolitan, diverse and ranks among… [Read More]

10+ Things to Do in Chicago When it Rains (Popular Indoor Activities)

Oh no! Is rain in the forecast?

Don’t worry – we’ve got plenty of ideas for fun things to do in Chicago when it rains.

Trust us, these indoor activities will keep you happy during your time inside.

Best Pumpkin Patches and Events for Fall 2019 in the US

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What better way to celebrate fall and Halloween than by visiting a pumpkin patch? It’s the quintessential autumnal activity and is a fun thing to do for the whole family. Wrap up warm and brace the crisp air as you walk around… [Read More]

Things to Do in Chicago in Fall 2019 – Attractions, Activities & More

Looking for some exciting things to do in Chicago in the Fall?

The long lines of the summer have liked subsided, and the crisp air is a refreshing change from the hot summer months.

Check out some of our favorite, hand-picked activities and events for things to do in Chicago in the fall.

5 Best Fall Destinations in the USA

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While there’s some lingering mourning for the loss of summer, many of us can’t wait for the onset of fall. Crisp breezes, vibrant leaves, pumpkin patches, apple-picking—you name it, we’re here for it. Of course, there are other attractions as well. The… [Read More]

Things to Do for Halloween 2019 in Chicago

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Check out these seasonal ideas for things to do for Halloween in Chicago this year.

Consider including a few of these relevant activities, attractions and events into your weekend itinerary.

Best Weekend Breaks in the USA

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In today’s busy world, we don’t always have time to take a good long vacation. It may seem like a bummer upon the first reflection. However, it opens you up to other possibilities like a great weekend getaway.  A first-time visitor to… [Read More]

5 Best Day Trips from Chicago

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Chicago is an endlessly entertaining city, but we all get stuck in a rut sometimes. We end up going to the same barre class, the same lunch spot, the same happy hour joint. Mix up your routine with a quick and easy getaway,… [Read More]

Chicago for Sports Fans

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Chicago is one of the most iconic cities in the U.S. for sports fans. Chicago has more legendary teams than practically any other city in the country. It is home to the beloved Chicago Cubs, the classic Chicago Bulls of Michael Jordan… [Read More]

A Guide to Chicago’s Magnificent Mile

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Chicago is one of the most diverse and eclectic cities in the entire United States. Its sheer size means that most travelers will need to focus their adventures to a neighborhood or two. However, one of the most popular Chicago neighborhoods to… [Read More]

Guide to the Chicago Marathon

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The Chicago Marathon is one of the most famous marathons in the United States. It is a fall race that attracts runners from around the world to its competitive course. It’s one of the six World Marathon Majors, making it one of… [Read More]

Best Shopping in Chicago

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With stores ranging from Forever 21 and Marshalls to Burberry and Cartier, Chicago is a shopper’s paradise. You can find everything from the best bargains to bespoke gowns and everything in between.  For visitors to the city looking to take advantage of… [Read More]

Your Guide to the Chicago O’Hare Airport

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Flying in and out of the primary Chicago Airport— O’Hare International Airport —can be a big challenge if you’re not familiar with it. But Chicago is worth the effort. Chicago is among the most cosmopolitan of American cities. Chicago is a globally… [Read More]

Chicago vs. New York City: Which City Should I Visit?

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These two great American cities are worthy of all the tourist traffic they generate year in and year out. New York has been an iconic destination for generations. Chicago is easily one of the most global cities in the country. If you… [Read More]

Ultimate Chicago Bucket List

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With such a diversity of cultures, attractions, cuisines, and neighborhoods, Chicago is just bursting with exciting things to do for locals and visitors. Whether you’re a long-time Chicagoan or a newbie trying out the ropes, we’ve pulled together our favorite things to… [Read More]

Ultimate US Bucket List

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Welcome to Go City’s Ultimate USA Bucket List. Here you’ll find ideas for landmarks, attractions, and activities that you just have to see, visit, and do in the US. Whether you’re from the US and want to go on vacation in another… [Read More]

Fun Facts About Chicago: Your Essential Trivia

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How much do you know about Chicago? Test your knowledge of the Windy City with our trivia below. These fun facts are sure to come in handy on your Chicago vacation! Top Chicago facts 1-10 The world’s very first skyscraper was erected… [Read More]

The Ferris Bueller Guide to Chicago

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Visiting Chicago and want to experience your very own day off, Ferris Bueller style? We’ve put together a Ferris Bueller’s Day Off Chicago itinerary so you can walk in the footsteps of Ferris, Cameron, and Sloane as they enjoy the best sights… [Read More]

Chicago for Movie Fans

Chicago has been the inspiration for and the site of dozens of major films over the years, as well as a number of television shows like the ever-popular Chicago Fire, etc., franchises. In fact, nearly 200 films have been produced in Chicago…. [Read More]

Thanksgiving in Chicago 2019 – Things to Do in November & More

You’ve got a nice long weekend coming up, so why not check out a few of these things to do in November.

Make the most of Thanksgiving in Chicago by including a few of these popular activities and fun events into your weekend itinerary.

Best Labor Day Weekend Destinations

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If you’re planning a mini vacation this Labor Day weekend but don’t know where to go – don’t worry! There are plenty of great cities across the US with Labor Day activities to help you celebrate.  Many cities will be hosting Labor… [Read More]

Chicago Itinerary – 3 Days in Chicago for First Timers

Check out this popular 3 Days in Chicago Itinerary packed with top attractions and fun things to do for first timers.

Make the most of your Chicago vacation with this hand selected itinerary. Enjoy!