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Chicago is a vibrant city located in the heart of the United States, known for its stunning architecture, world-class museums, iconic deep-dish pizza, and picturesque lakefront. Home to diverse neighborhoods, bustling business districts, and a thriving arts and culture scene, Chicago is a must-visit destination for travelers from around the world.


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where we stayed

Chicago Getaway Hostel on Hostel World is an excellent choice for a budget traveler. With its convenient location in Lincoln Park, clean and comfortable accommodations, and friendly atmosphere, it's a top pick for backpackers, solo travelers, and groups alike. 


what we packed

We recommend checking out our flight and camera accessories from our amazon storefront! These items were super helpful on our trip!


how to get around

Chicago offers a variety of transportation options, including an extensive public transit system of buses and trains operated by the Chicago Transit Authority (CTA). Visitors can also easily hail a taxi, use ride-sharing services like Uber or Lyft, or explore the city on foot or by bike.

Itineraries and Tours


Google Maps

We’re making travel even easier for you by giving you access to our private Chicago Google Maps! Have all our Chicago tips, recommendations, and unpublished spots inside your Google Maps with a few clicks.

This Chicago Map includes :


  • Secret spots we haven’t published on the blog!

  • Best viewpoints and walking tours.

  • Our favorite cafes, lunch, and dinner spots.

  • Lifetime access (meaning there’s no limit to using it)

Stop spending time pinning all our recommendations and instead easily add them to your Google Maps on your phone & laptop.
Once your purchase has been made, you will receive an invitation to join our private Google Maps Locations and an easy instruction manual on how to access the map.

Download our google maps for all the locations in Chicago!


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