Chicago was voted the Best Big City in the U.S. for the last five years and has the third most tourism in the U.S. (only behind New York City and Orlando) with 61 million visitors annually.
So, what makes Chicago the country’s Best Big City? There are so many reasons. It could be its welcoming mid-western American spirit, award-winning food scene, stunning green spaces, iconic attractions, iconic architecture or it’s vibrant neighbourhoods with something new to discover around every corner.
From long-standing favourites like Lollapalooza to firsts like the 2023 NASCAR Chicago Street Race, Chicago is home to some of the world’s most unique and memorable events. You’ll find a packed calendar of legendary music festivals, stunning seasonal festivities, neighbourhood street fairs, artisan markets, and so much more, no matter when you visit.
To enjoy Chicago and everything it has to offer, you’ll normally need three days in the downtown area and at least one day to visit one of Chicago’s 77 beautiful neighbourhoods, so preparing an itinerary is critical to making the most of what this the United States’ best big city has to offer. The only way to find out is to come and see for yourself, and the expert team at Snowscene is here to assist you in getting there and making your trip to the windy city one to remember.