474 local Airbnb hosts recommend
Situated in the middle of the restaurants, bars and homes of Wrigleyville is legendary Wrigley Field, the second-oldest Major League Baseball stadium in the country. It's a mecca for baseball lover... read more
Home of the Chicago Cubs 2016 World Series Champions! Experience a historic original baseball stadium built in 1914. You'll gain an understanding of the uniqueness and loyalty of Cub fans and our... read more
404 local Airbnb hosts recommend
Enjoy free admission to our amazing local museums on these dates: Adler Planetarium September 12-16 October 10 (Columbus Day) November 11 (Veterans Day) December 3-9 Museum of Science and Industr... read more
This is hands down my favorite museum in Chicago. Spend an hour or a whole day here. Between the soaring ceilings of the Modern Wing to the tiny intricacies of the Thorne Miniature Rooms, you'll ge... read more
319 local Airbnb hosts recommend
Fantastic gourmet tacos and margaritas. Lines in the summer can leave people waiting 2 hours for a taco and margarita fix, but the wait is always worth it. The have one of the best outdoor patios i... read more
Mexican street food, good margaritas & other drinks fuel a lively scene at this cash-only hangout. Fantastic outdoor patio that is Ideal in the Sun. They have one of the best Al Pastor and Steak T... read more
204 local Airbnb hosts recommend
Longman and Eagle is an awesome boutique hotel, food and bar in the heart of Logan Square. Known for its impeccable style, you will feel like one of the cool kids here. Outstanding cocktails and ... read more
While this is a whiskey bar, it is also one of the finest restaurants in the area. When Michelin came to rate Chicago, it was the first restaurant in Logan Square to be awarded a Michelin star--now... read more
186 local Airbnb hosts recommend
Awesome Local Brewery with Great Food and Character in Logan Square Revolution Brewing is a brewery in Chicago, Illinois. It was founded as a brewpub in 2010, on Milwaukee Avenue in the Logan Square.
Revolution Brewing is a brewery in Chicago, Illinois. It was founded as a brewpub in 2010, on Milwaukee Avenue in the Logan Square neighborhood. Great atmosphere and awesome food and beer!
192 local Airbnb hosts recommend
Lula Cafe is one of my neighborhood favorites and seems to be local's number one spot for new American food. Scenester spot that is hard to get into, so I recommend making reservations, otherwise,... read more
This is Logan Square's original farm-to-table restaurant with spectacular breakfast and brunch, a cafe menu for lunch and "in between times", delicious dinner, and sophisticated bar scene. In good ... read more
227 local Airbnb hosts recommend
Chicago's Iconic Sketch Comedy Theatre Countless e comedy legends got their start here including: Bill Murray, Mike Meyers, Chris Farley, Tina Fey, Steven Colbert, Amy Sedaris, Steve Carell, John ... read more
For an evening of laughs, Second City is a 50 year staple in the Comedy Club circuit for up and coming comedians. The theater opened in the winter of 1959 for improvisation and comedy skits. Ther... read more
193 local Airbnb hosts recommend
Swinging sounds are on tap nightly, from big-name artists to local late-night jam sessions. This iconic jazz and blues bar uptown is remenicent of Al Capone and the Prohibition era. Sit back with a... read more
Jazz and lots of it at this Uptown landmark, famously an old hangout of Al Capone (who's not, though, around as much as he used to be). Go on a Sunday evening for the weekly poetry slam. National t... read more
447 local Airbnb hosts recommend
Lincoln Park Zoo is a free 35-acre zoo located in Lincoln Park in Chicago, Illinois. The zoo was founded in 1868, making it among the oldest of zoos in North America. It is also one of a few free a... read more
Lincoln Park Zoo is a free 35-acre zoo located in Lincoln Park in Chicago, Illinois. The zoo was founded in 1868, making it one of the oldest zoos in the U.S. It is also one of a few free admission... read more
176 local Airbnb hosts recommend
Fantastic speakeasy, recently named the best cocktail bar in the USA! Sometimes hard to find amidst the ever-changing wall mural, Violet Hour is a dark, sumptuously appointed retreat from the harsh... read more
Like other cities, Chicago has its own speakeasy inspired bar serving up meticulously crafted cocktails. House rules include "No cell phones" and "Don't bring anyone that you wouldn't bring to you... read more
The Violet Hour (1520 N Damen Ave) Discreet location, you have to look close to find it unless the line gives it away. Creative cocktails and small bites define this sophisticated and stylish bar.
164 local Airbnb hosts recommend
Parson's has it all. Amish Fried Chicken (check), Pimento Toast (check) and two dollar Old Milwaukee. The beer garden here is epic...red and white umbrellas in a garden setting summer time spent p... read more
Alllllmost unbearably hip. Super busy and fun in the summertime! This place is too hip to even put their name on the sign, so the sign just has a pattern on it, and you're just supposed to know wha... read more
154 local Airbnb hosts recommend
Originally built in 1915, this theater was recently restored. Theaters are small, but the movies are still only $7 and you can bring your drink with you into the theater. They also have a late nigh... read more
Cheap prices!!!! Also they have a bar if you don't feel like sneaking your own drinks in. Sometimes they do open mic comedy in the anteroom before showings! They often have late night showings of c... read more
138 local Airbnb hosts recommend
Do yourself a favor and get the best burger of your life at Au Chaval. Chase it with a pickle back. If you are feeling decedent order the chopped chicken liver, foie gras terrine, or bone marrow.
I'm not good at picking favorites but some say "best burger in Chicago" and it's really darn good. Can experience 2-3 hour wait during dinner rush so put your name in and head to a fancy bar in the... read more
150 local Airbnb hosts recommend
North Avenue Beach is located in Lincoln Park at 1600 N. Lake Shore Drive (North Ave. @ Lake Michigan). As one of Chicago's most popular beaches, the beach features a unique and popular beach house
Best chicago beach! Lots of sandy beaches, with a beach house that has a restaurant on top. The beach is packed during the summer days, but is always a fun time. Volleyball courts open for use, and... read more
369 local Airbnb hosts recommend
Go see the famous "bean" and take a picture! This 24.5-acre park features Frank Gehry's Pritzker Pavilion and serpentine bridge; sculptor Anish Kapoor's 110-ton Cloud Gate (a.k.a. “The Bean”); and... read more
Millennium Park is absolutely beautiful! Do not miss this wonderful open-space park during your Chicago visit. It is free and features the very cool, iconic sculpture, that is great for photo-ops: ... read more
132 local Airbnb hosts recommend
Hands down the best thin crust pizza in the city. Get a classic or use some of their creative toppings. Either way, their enormous, piping hot pizzas are going to please you. Head over on Saturday ... read more
This is a fun restaurant that brews their own beer (and it’s all super tasty), and makes some great pizza. They have live band karaoke on Saturday nights, too. Off the Damen stop. (Fun fact: the re... read more
136 local Airbnb hosts recommend
Soldier Field is so close to us I love it! We go to see the Bears, concerts and festivals. This year Beyonce and ColdPlay will be here, and the Copa America Centenario soccer (football) tournament.
Home of the Chicago Bears *Several big stadium concerts/events in season Visit www.soldierfield.net for full list of events
134 local Airbnb hosts recommend
The impeccable selection of Belgian and U.S. craft beers perfectly complements an elevated bar menu of mussels and frites; sandwiches; and seasonal dishes.
Creative, Belgian-focused food + best beer selection in the city; Try the house specialty - Mussels in white wine sauce served with frites & aioli
129 local Airbnb hosts recommend
Stephanie Izard is a great chef with a few Chicago restaurants (Little Goat Diner & Duck Duck Goat). This is her main restaurant and while you typically have to book reservations months in advance,... read more
Top Chef winner Stephanie Izard's blockbuster restaurant. Food is amazing, vibe is casual. Be forewarned, the wait list is months long!
118 local Airbnb hosts recommend
Our favorite pie and biscuit shop, Bang Bang is a must stop before jumping on the train to head downtown. If you have a car you can park for free on California, grab breakfast then walk 5mins to ... read more
In the Neighborhood $: Bang Bang has some of the best pies in the city! Not just desserts but savory meat pies too. There biscuits are very popular and so is breakfast. It has a hipster vibe and... read more
100 local Airbnb hosts recommend
Small but super trendy. Good drinks, backyard court in summer. Recently "dressed up" as the Star Wars cantina bar. From an online review: DJs, live music that spans genres, or Movieoke (exactly wh... read more
Trendy yet laid-back bar featuring incredibly delicious and creative cocktails plus DJs or live music every single night with no cover! FYI - they ID *everybody* ... even if you're 102!
107 local Airbnb hosts recommend
You gotta check out the Planetarium! Learn about space and awesome stuff like that! It is a GORGEOUS structure too and it's right on Lake Michigan! Afterwards go for a stroll through Grant Park and... read more
Ok, so we're not huge fans of this place...BUT, right outside of it, along the North side of that peninsula, is hands down the most beautiful vantage point for viewing the Chicago skyline. Take a p... read more
The Adler Planetarium is a public museum dedicated to the study of astronomy and astrophysics. It was founded in 1930 by Chicago business leader Max Adler.
107 local Airbnb hosts recommend
One of my all time favorite bars in the city! Great dive bar that has two stages with live old school blues and jazz. Open until 4am every night.
Down Home Blues Chicago Style. Pop your finger, stomp your feet to these down home blues. Good Food, Good Drinks, Good Time. Check their website for who's performing, price and menu.
Large Iconic Venue with Two Separate Performing Stages. When One performance stops, the next one starts in the next room. Open late night with great drinks and cover charge
195 local Airbnb hosts recommend
The Field Museum of Natural History, also known as The Field Museum, is a natural history museum in Chicago and is one of the largest such museums in the world. The museum maintains its status as ... read more
Founded to house the biological and anthropological collections assembled for the World’s Columbian Exposition of 1893, this massive natural history museum still packs ’em in with more than 30 perm... read more
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Access 18 miles of the lake, various beaches, trails, and parkland. Take Belmont bus east to Belmont & Sheridan. Walk on Belmont under Lake Shore Drive to trails and Lake Michigan. Unique to Chicag... read more
The Lakefront trail is 18 miles right along Lake Michigan. It is one of our favorite places to ride bikes or walk or simply appreciate being in the city. Along the trail you'll find Chicago's most ... read more
99 local Airbnb hosts recommend
This is a dive bar and one of the best venues to see live music in the city. It has distinctly punk roots, though they have different kinds of music every night. Monday nights are usually free shows.
Classic Chicago music venue. Open 7 nights a week with live music every night. Free Mondays always pack out with cheap drinks specials. Early evenings on Friday feature their in house country band.
Catch some live music at this iconic venue in the Ukrainian Village. It pairs nicely with the co-owned adjoining Bite Cafe. On Friday nights they have a free honky tonk band if that's your thing.
98 local Airbnb hosts recommend
Great place for vegan pizza just a quick 15 minute walk away. Vegan slices on Tuesday nights or grab a whole pie any other day. You can always get regular slices. PBJ special (PBR, shot of Jameson,... read more
Pizza and beer. The good stuff, as well. By-the-slice or by-the-pie, this is thin crust exclusively, no Chicago-style deep dish here. Take out available, call ahead. Or wait at the bar while watch... read more
91 local Airbnb hosts recommend
The premier convention facility in North America. Located just minutes from downtown Chicago, McCormick Place attracts close to 3 million visitors each year.
This is a good place to leave your bags if you come early and want to see the town. Just ask the concierge to hold your bags for a couple hours while you walk around and see the McCormick Center.
McCormick Place hosts many conventions, boat, car and other expos. It's a 5 minute taxi ride, short biking distance, or 16 blocks walk.
81 local Airbnb hosts recommend
Fab casual fare morning, noon and night! An in-house coal-fire oven toasts bagels, pasta and pizzas to die for. Great baked goods in A.M.; wine and beer list in P.M. Comfy and simple.
Great breakfast / coffee, free wifi, dinner, nice place for a drink. Absolutely no pretension, great friendly staff. Brick oven pizzas, amazing hand made bagels for brunch
Wood-fired pizza, bagels & pasta in a casual, loftlike space with a bar for pastries & alcohol. Good coffee,
90 local Airbnb hosts recommend
My Favorite Deep Dish Pizza In Chicago! Casual, brick-walled pizza pub where deep-dish pies with caramelized crusts are served until late. Best Crust Ever. This is where the locals eat Deep Dish.
The deep dish pizza that actual Chicagoan's eat (Malnati's is my second fave, but delivers to the house, yay). Signature caramelized cheese around the crust is worth the wait. This is a Blackhawk... read more
One of the best deep dish pizza places in Chicago, will get the best experience with deep dish and a caramelized crust