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6 Chicago hidden gems you should know

Look beyond the main attractions, and you may find yourself surprised by what the Windy City has been hiding in plain sight. From a riverfront pagoda to a breathtaking cafe tucked away in a home furnishings store., these six Chicago hidden gems will take you on…
IHG Travel
December 29, 2016

Chicago travel essentials: First time in the Second City

Located in northeastern Illinois and incorporated in 1833, Chicago experienced rapid growth in the 19th century, eventually becoming a major port for the shipping industry. This sparkling gem of a city borders 16 miles along the southwestern shores of Lake Michigan. As the third largest…
Kyle Coleman
June 9, 2015

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