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Things To Do in Chicago, IL

Do you feel like you’re in a rut? Break free from the routine by exploring all the wonderful, fun-filled things to do in the area! We have it all from family fun and kid-friendly entertainment, to adult playgrounds and movie theaters. Discover just how rich the city is by scrolling below to find out the attractions around you.

Click on any attraction to get directions. You can also click on each category to find even more things to do. From outdoor fun to indoor mystery – nothing compares to the excitement that awaits you. With all our options, you’ll wish that days lasted longer!

Chicago Children's Theatre

Chicago Children's Theatre

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The Escape Game Chicago

The Escape Game Chicago

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Ravinia Festival

Ravinia Festival

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Robert A Black Golf Course

Robert A Black Golf Course

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Judy Istock Butterfly Haven

Judy Istock Butterfly Haven

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Brew & View

Brew & View

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Adler Planetarium

Adler Planetarium

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Chicago Symphony Orchestra

Chicago Symphony Orchestra

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Transit Nightlife

Transit Nightlife

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Morton Arboretum

Morton Arboretum

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900 North Michigan Shops

900 North Michigan Shops

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Chicago Bulls

Chicago Bulls

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Bike and Roll

Bike and Roll

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Local Resources in Chicago, IL

When you’re visiting a city or are new to the area, finding information on local resources might be hard. You may find yourself in need of airport information, food banks, local radio and TV stations, hospitals, churches or even schools in the area. But don’t worry, we’ve got you covered.

Our local resources include universities, colleges and school districts; local government services and branches; hospitals, clinics and urgent care services; local news stations and newspapers; airports and trains; and local utilities – cable and internet services, natural gas, electric, water and cell phone services.

Anything you might need while you travel or when you first get established in a new city, we have in our "Local Resources" tab at the top of the page. Click on the category you’re looking for to find countless options to suit your needs.

Columbia College Chicago

Columbia College Chicago

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Chicago Convention & Tourism Bureau

Chicago Convention & Tourism Bureau

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Presence Saints Mary and Elizabeth Medical Center

Presence Saints Mary and Elizabeth Medical Center

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Chicago Sun-Times

Chicago Sun-Times

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WBBM TV

WBBM TV

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Gary Chicago International Airport (GYY)

Gary Chicago International Airport (GYY)

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DISH Network

DISH Network

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Chicago Botanic Garden

Chicago Botanic Garden

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