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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!

Field Museum

Field Museum

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Chicago Horse & Carriage Ltd

Chicago Horse & Carriage Ltd

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Ravinia Festival

Ravinia Festival

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Marquette Park Golf Course

Marquette Park Golf Course

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Alfred Caldwell Lily Pool

Alfred Caldwell Lily Pool

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Century Centre Cinema

Century Centre Cinema

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Chicago Children's Museum

Chicago Children's Museum

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Chicago Cultural Center

Chicago Cultural Center

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Transit Nightlife

Transit Nightlife

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Chicago Botanic Garden

Chicago Botanic Garden

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The Magnificent Mile

The Magnificent Mile

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Chicago Fire

Chicago Fire

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Untouchable Tours

Untouchable Tours

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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.

School of the Art Institute of Chicago

School of the Art Institute of Chicago

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Chicago Police Department

Chicago Police Department

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Rush University Medical Center

Rush University Medical Center

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Daily Herald

Daily Herald

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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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Constellation

Constellation

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Chicago Botanic Garden

Chicago Botanic Garden

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