Recommendations in Chicago
Gino's East is one of Recommendations in Chicago.

1. Gino's East

8.5
162 E Superior St (btwn Fairbanks Ct & Michigan Ave), Chicago, IL
Pizza Place · Streeterville · 261 tips and reviews

Aaron C.Aaron Cruz: Get Chicago-style deep dish pizza here at their original location. My favorite one is the Meaty Legend.

North Avenue Beach is one of Recommendations in Chicago.

2. North Avenue Beach

9.4
1600 N Lake Shore Dr (btwn Fullerton Pkwy & North Ave), Chicago, IL
Beach · Lincoln Park · 77 tips and reviews

Aaron C.Aaron Cruz: On the beach and great views. This is your Chicago spot! Amazing skyline and lake views along Lake Shore Drive. Oh yeah relax a great beach too.

The Art Institute of Chicago is one of Recommendations in Chicago.

3. The Art Institute of Chicago

9.6
111 S Michigan Ave (btwn Monroe St & Jackson Dr), Chicago, IL
Art Museum · Grant Park · 635 tips and reviews

Aaron C.Aaron Cruz: One of the well-known art collections in the world. Featured in Ferris Bueller's.Day Off.

Navy Pier is one of Recommendations in Chicago.

4. Navy Pier

8.9
600 E Grand Ave (at Streeter Dr), Chicago, IL
Pier · Streeterville · 342 tips and reviews

Aaron C.Aaron Cruz: Shops. Pier, skyline, lake and harbor views. Carnival rides. Lot's of dining options. Cruise opportunities and more right on the lakefront. Could not take enough great photos here. :)

Millennium Park Chiropractic is one of Recommendations in Chicago.

5. Millennium Park Chiropractic

155 N Michigan Ave (Randolph and Michigan), Chicago, IL
Chiropractor · The Loop · No tips or reviews

Aaron C.Aaron Cruz: Popular park with art everywhere, an outdoor skating rink in the winter, an amphitheater and the peace of art that everyone gravitates towards, the "Bean". It will draw you in to check out.

Oak Street Beach is one of Recommendations in Chicago.

6. Oak Street Beach

9.2
1000 N Lake Shore Dr (at Oak St), Chicago, IL
Beach · Gold Coast · 56 tips and reviews

Aaron C.Aaron Cruz: Grab a Chicago style hot dog at the beach cafe in the summer. Chill along Lake Michigan. Bike, rollerblade and run on the paths along Lake Shore Drive. Right near the heart of downtown. A great spot!

Wrigley Field is one of Recommendations in Chicago.

7. Wrigley Field

9.3
1060 W Addison St (btwn Sheffield Ave & Clark St), Chicago, IL
Baseball Stadium · Wrigleyville · 533 tips and reviews

Aaron C.Aaron Cruz: Home of the Chicago Cubs baseball team! A historic venue to catch a game whether in the stadium or from a nearby rooftop. Both must do's! Checkout the Wrigleyville neighborhood bars & restaurants.

Jackson Park is one of Recommendations in Chicago.

8. Jackson Park

8.1
6401 S Stony Island Ave (btwn 56th St & 67th St), Chicago, IL
Park · 15 tips and reviews

Aaron C.Aaron Cruz: Another one of the parks and beaches along Lake Michigan and Lake Shore Drive you should check out. Get some good skyline shots from a little further out.

Clarence Buckingham Memorial Fountain is one of Recommendations in Chicago.

9. Clarence Buckingham Memorial Fountain

9.2
301 S Columbus Dr (btwn Jackson Dr & Balbo Dr), Chicago, IL
Fountain · Grant Park · 121 tips and reviews

Aaron C.Aaron Cruz: Love and marriage. Love and marriage. The fountain you probably remember seeing in the "Married with Children" into. Right within Grant Park.

360 CHICAGO is one of Recommendations in Chicago.

10. 360 CHICAGO

9.2
875 N Michigan Ave Fl 94 (btwn Delaware Pl & Chestnut St), Chicago, IL
Scenic Lookout · Streeterville · 150 tips and reviews

Aaron C.Aaron Cruz: Best up-top skyscraper views I've seen. Take the 40-second elevator ride (fast) up to get shots of Lake Michigan, the parks, beaches, lakeshore, skyline & more. Grab a coffee or cocktail up-top!

Soldier Field is one of Recommendations in Chicago.

11. Soldier Field

9.0
1410 S Museum Campus Dr (btwn McFetridge Dr & Waldron Dr), Chicago, IL
Football Stadium · Musuem Campus · 202 tips and reviews

Aaron C.Aaron Cruz: Famous home to the Chicago Bears football team. Redone in recent years from within, but still has the historic look on the outside.

Adler Planetarium is one of Recommendations in Chicago.

12. Adler Planetarium

9.0
1300 S Lake Shore Dr (at Solidarity Dr), Chicago, IL
Planetarium · Museum Campus · 168 tips and reviews

Aaron C.Aaron Cruz: More great skyline shots can be had from this lake side gem. The first planetarium in the US. Located around Solider Field, The Field Museum and more.

Burnham Harbor is one of Recommendations in Chicago.

13. Burnham Harbor

1559 S Lake Shore Dr (at Waldron Dr.), Chicago, IL
Harbor / Marina · 8 tips and reviews

Aaron C.Aaron Cruz: Nothing like a good harbor to just relax. Tall residential buildings and Solider Field as a backdrop. Oh yeah, there is that Lake Michigan too.

Chicago Lakefront Trail is one of Recommendations in Chicago.

14. Chicago Lakefront Trail

9.6
Lake Michigan Lakefront (at N Lakeshore Dr), Chicago, IL
Trail · Uptown · 117 tips and reviews

Aaron C.Aaron Cruz: Make sure to join the scores of people on the miles of trail along Lake Shore Drive to run, walk, bike or roller blade. Make sure to always have your camera ready.

The Doughnut Vault is one of Recommendations in Chicago.

15. The Doughnut Vault

9.1
401 1/2 N Franklin St (at W Kinzie St), Chicago, IL
Donut Shop · River North · 139 tips and reviews

Aaron C.Aaron Cruz: Every morning people get in line hoping to get to the counter before the donuts are gone. Get the chocolate glazed or chestnut donut or the donut of the day. They're big, delicious donuts!

Exchequer Restaurant & Pub is one of Recommendations in Chicago.

16. Exchequer Restaurant & Pub

7.8
226 S Wabash Ave, Chicago, IL
Pub · The Loop · 78 tips and reviews

Aaron C.Aaron Cruz: Off the beaten path, checkout the deep dish pizza here! The amount of cheese, OMG, very good. Cheesy garlic bread also a winner.

Cloud Gate by Anish Kapoor is one of Recommendations in Chicago.

17. Cloud Gate by Anish Kapoor

9.4
N Michigan Ave (btwn Randolph & Monroe), Chicago, IL
Outdoor Sculpture · Grant Park · 287 tips and reviews

Aaron C.Aaron Cruz: More well-known as the "Bean" within Millennium Park. Grab unique skyline shots and photos of yourself reflecting off this masterpiece.

The Magnificent Mile is one of Recommendations in Chicago.

18. The Magnificent Mile

N Michigan Ave (btwn E Oak St & Chicago River), Chicago, IL
Road · Streeterville · 88 tips and reviews

MazdaMazda: North Michigan Avenue, also known as The Magnificent Mile, is an unparalleled mixed-use district located in the heart of Chicago.

Wendella Boat Tours is one of Recommendations in Chicago.

19. Wendella Boat Tours

9.2
400 N Michigan Ave (on the Chicago River), Chicago, IL
Boat or Ferry · Streeterville · 79 tips and reviews

Aaron C.Aaron Cruz: Hit up the architecture riverboat tour on the Chicago River. Learn a lot of history about the Windy City. Lot's of great photo opportunities.

Bongiorno's Italian Deli & Pizzeria is one of Recommendations in Chicago.

20. Bongiorno's Italian Deli & Pizzeria

8.4
405 N Wabash Ave, Chicago, IL
Pizza Place · Near North Side · 27 tips and reviews

Aaron C.Aaron Cruz: Cozy Italian place along the Chicago River right by the riverboat docks. Good flat bread pizzas. Quick pizza, great service.

Palmer House - A Hilton Hotel is one of Recommendations in Chicago.

21. Palmer House - A Hilton Hotel

8.4
17 E Monroe St (btwn S State St & S Wabash Ave), Chicago, IL
Hotel · The Loop · 251 tips and reviews

Aaron C.Aaron Cruz: Historic, great architecture. Proms, weddings, you name it, it goes on here. Grab one of their many great drinks in the lounge around the Lockwood Restaurant. Get the Bertha cocktail.

Willis Tower is one of Recommendations in Chicago.

22. Willis Tower

9.0
233 S Wacker Dr (btwn W Adams St & W Jackson Blvd), Chicago, IL
Building · The Loop · 297 tips and reviews

Aaron C.Aaron Cruz: Will always be known as Sears Tower to me. Go up-top the tallest building in the US, to the 110th floor and Skydeck. Will you walk on the ledge? See several states from above.

Emporium Wicker Park is one of Recommendations in Chicago.

23. Emporium Wicker Park

8.8
1366 N Milwaukee Ave, Chicago, IL
Bar · Wicker Park · 77 tips and reviews

Aaron C.Aaron Cruz: Grab a drink and bring back memories playing one old school arcade game after another in the Wicker Park neighborhood.

Nightwood Restaurant is one of Recommendations in Chicago.

24. Nightwood Restaurant

2119 S Halsted St (at 21st Pl), Chicago, IL
New American Restaurant · East Pilsen · 97 tips and reviews

Aaron C.Aaron Cruz: A foodie must stop on the west side in the Pilsen neighborhood. An organic restaurant. Anything with chicken and/or pasta is recommended. Menu is hand-written, changes daily. Freshest of ingredients.

Public House is one of Recommendations in Chicago.

25. Public House

8.0
400 N State St (at Kinzie St), Chicago, IL
Gastropub · Near North Side · 167 tips and reviews

Aaron C.Aaron Cruz: Looking for a sports bar around downtown and the loop? Get here and checkout their killer mac 'n cheese and burgers and great drink selection.

ZED451 is one of Recommendations in Chicago.

26. ZED451

8.7
739 N Clark St (at Superior St), Chicago, IL
Steakhouse · Near North Side · 111 tips and reviews

Aaron C.Aaron Cruz: Grab a drink on the rooftop and Happy Hour and enjoy the fresh air and Chi-town skyline. Mojitos and their desserts are recommended.

Grant Park is one of Recommendations in Chicago.

27. Grant Park

9.6
337 E Randolph Dr (at Michigan Ave), Chicago, IL
Park · Grant Park · 123 tips and reviews

Aaron C.Aaron Cruz: Right in the heart of the city. A must walk day or night. Lot's of greenery, great views of Lake Michigan and the city. Special events going on all the time. Buckingham Fountain sits within.

The Agora is one of Recommendations in Chicago.

28. The Agora

8.5
Grant Park (at Michigan Ave. & Roosevelt Rd.), Chicago, IL
Public Art · Grant Park · 10 tips and reviews

Aaron C.Aaron Cruz: Headless sculptures that sit within Grant Park along Michigan Avenue. Great place to people watch. All 106 of them are hand carved and you will take a liking to them the more you hang around.

The Terrace at Trump is one of Recommendations in Chicago.

29. The Terrace at Trump

8.0
Trump International Hotel & Tower Chicago, Chicago, IL
Restaurant · Near North Side · 49 tips and reviews

Aaron C.Aaron Cruz: A 16th floor romantic paradise right in the heart of the city. Beautiful panoramic views day and night. All I've had to drink up there is a Manhattan which definitely took the edge off (very good). :)

Wicker Park is one of Recommendations in Chicago.

30. Wicker Park

9.0
1425 N Damen Ave (btwn Wicker Park Ave & Schiller St), Chicago, IL
Park · Wicker Park · 38 tips and reviews

Aaron C.Aaron Cruz: An off the beaten path fashionable neighborhood that has plenty of shopping, dining, nightlife & scenic walking opportunities. I'm a little partial to all of the coffee shops there are! A must visit.

Park Grill is one of Recommendations in Chicago.

31. Park Grill

5.9
11 N Michigan Ave (btwn Randolph St & Monroe St), Chicago, IL
American Restaurant · Grant Park · 86 tips and reviews

Aaron C.Aaron Cruz: A nice restaurant/bar in Millennium Park right in-between The Bean and Michigan Avenue. Lots of outdoor seating, great cocktails and a mean Chorizo Turkey Burger.

Buddy Guy's Legends is one of Recommendations in Chicago.

32. Buddy Guy's Legends

9.0
700 S Wabash Ave (at Balbo Dr.), Chicago, IL
Music Venue · South Loop · 132 tips and reviews

Aaron C.Aaron Cruz: Do you have the blues? Then head to this South Loop, Chicago institution for a night fun and music.

Vapiano is one of Recommendations in Chicago.

33. Vapiano

8.4
44 S Wabash Ave (at E Monroe St), Chicago, IL
Italian Restaurant · The Loop · 98 tips and reviews

Aaron C.Aaron Cruz: An Italian restaurant with a unique concept. You carry a credit like card, scanning items you want as you go. A relaxing atmosphere. Get the made-to-order Diavolo pizza which comes with a kick. :)

ROOF on theWit is one of Recommendations in Chicago.

34. ROOF on theWit

8.1
201 N State St (at Lake St), Chicago, IL
Hotel Bar · The Loop · 129 tips and reviews

Aaron C.Aaron Cruz: An up-top colorful bar will make for a relaxing, summertime experience. It will get crowded in a hurry, but there is a reason for that. It's a place to experience. Whiskey drinks hit the spot here.