Hey there, Lykkers! It's time to immerse yourselves in Chicago's lively streets, where every turn holds the promise of a thrilling discovery. Get ready to be swept away on an unforgettable journey through the Windy City.

There's a world of excitement waiting to be explored, and it's calling out to all you eager explorers out there – are you ready to answer the call? Let's dive in and uncover the magic of Chicago together!

Alright, let's kick things off by showcasing some top-notch destinations you definitely don't want to miss.

Key stops

1. Robie House

Robie House is a prime illustration of Frank Lloyd Wright's Prairie-style architecture, open to the public for tours. Every aspect, from the site and structure to the interior and exterior, furniture, ornamentation, and architecture, is seamlessly integrated. With its strong horizontal lines and clever use of sliding planes, the Robie House stands out as the most groundbreaking of Wright's Prairie homes.

Address: 5757 S Woodlawn Ave, Chicago, IL 60637, United States

Open Hours: 9:30 AM–4 PM (closed on Tue. and Wed.)

Phone Number:+1-312-994-4000


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2. Sfera

Sfera, a cozy café in Edgewater, offers delightful arancini and a view of Lake Michigan. Since Sfera is quite small, grabbing your order to go is likely the best bet. However, if you prefer to dine in and avoid any potential cheese-related emergencies during your commute, they do have a few seats available.

Address: 5759 N Broadway, Chicago, IL 60660, United States

Open Hours: 10 AM–7 PM

Phone Number: +34 934 94 17 58

Service options: Delivery, Takeout, Dine-in

Popular for: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Solo dining

3. The 606

The 606, also called the Bloomingdale Trail, links various Chicago neighborhoods for walking, running, and biking. The 606 is a 2.7-mile park and trail built on a former industrial train line. Nowadays, this well-loved trail includes a series of street-level parks, beautiful lookout spots, an observatory, and various public art installations.

Address: 1805 N Ridgeway Ave, Chicago, IL 60647, United States

Admission: Free

Phone Number: +1 312 742 4622

Official Website: http://the606.org/

Pets: Dog park, Dogs allowed

Amenities: Skateboarding area

4. Miru

Miru, found in downtown's new St. Regis Chicago, serves exquisite sushi with breathtaking city vistas. Miru, meaning "view" in Japanese, provides stunning vistas of Lake Michigan, Navy Pier, and the Chicago River from both its indoor dining area and spacious outdoor terraces.

Open Hours: 7 AM–9:30 PM

Phone Number: +1 312 725 7811

Dining options: Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Catering, Dessert, Seating

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Once you finish visiting those spots, you'll likely want to grab a bite to eat. Luckily, we've got some top-notch local eateries that'll hit the spot.


Rose Mary is a popular spot in West Loop, serving tasty pastas, seafood, and Croatian drinks.

Roux, specializing in Southern dishes, is a recent addition to Hyde Park, home to the University of Chicago.

The Lunchroom, located near Michigan Avenue in the Gold Coast neighborhood, offers a serene atmosphere for a refined lunch.

Kie-Gol-Lanee serves Oaxacan cuisine in a relaxed setting in the Uptown neighborhood.


After you've finished eating, you might want to go shopping. Here's a list of some great shops for you to explore.


Space 519 provides a thoughtfully curated range of clothing, gifts, and perfumes.

At Rare Form, discover art prints in Andersonville, a historically Swedish neighborhood.

Paper & Pencil, a stationery store, is a recent addition to the corridor around Clark Street, known for its home-goods boutiques.

The Understudy merges a bookstore focused on theater with a cozy coffee shop ambiance.

For a long day of exploring, you must be exhausted. Find a comfy spot to kick back and catch some Z's for a good night's sleep.

Where to stay

St. Regis Chicago is a recent addition to the city’s upscale hotel offerings, featuring a lively restaurant and tranquil interiors. Guests can enjoy an indoor pool overlooking the Chicago River, with room rates starting at $665.

Chicago Athletic Association, situated on Michigan Avenue opposite Millennium Park, remains a timeless choice. The hotel boasts seven restaurants, including the beloved Cindy’s, with rooms starting at $204.

CitizenM, a member of a Dutch hotel chain, offers a conveniently located downtown stay, ideal for exploration. Rooms start at $148 and offer a compact yet comfortable experience.

For temporary accommodations, numerous apartments are available in the River North or West Town neighborhoods, perfect for those seeking proximity to downtown.

citizenM Chicago Downtown hotel

Calling all adventure enthusiasts! Chicago awaits with a treasure trove of delights just waiting to be explored. So, are you ready to dive into the magic of the Windy City? Let the adventure begin!