Posted on 22/04/2022

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Chicago - the best big city in the United States

For the fifth consecutive year, Chicago has been named the "best big city" in the United States by American magazine Condé Nast Traveler. In fact, the city has been ranked number one since 2017, which is pretty impressive. But there are good reasons for that, so let's look at the great things that make Chicago the ideal place for your next holiday.

Innovative architecture

Innovative architecture

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With its unique and impressive architecture, Chicago is America's most eye-catching city. Considered the birthplace of the skyscraper, the city managed to attract the most talented architects who turned it into a modern, innovative and beautiful city. Buildings have windows which reflect the landscape outside in a wonderful way, and at sunset the sun shines on the skyscrapers beautifully, so really you shouldn't miss this incredible sight. 




Nature in all its forms

Nature in all its forms

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Besides the skyscrapers and buildings in Chicago, there are plenty of green spaces where you can relax in nature. For instance Lincoln Park, the largest park in the city and the second largest in the country. Located just a few steps away from the city centre, it is ideal for getting away from the hustle and bustle of the city. You can go there to relax and read your favourite book under the trees, but also learn about the fauna and flora visiting the zoo and the botanical garden.


Not far from there, at the centre of Chicago, you will find the North Park Village Nature Center. With its discovery room, educational facilities and trails through the woods, the centre is an ideal place to get in touch with nature. And despite being one of the most urbanised cities in the United States, Chicago is home to many green spaces that will please both inhabitants and visitors.




Dreamy beaches

Dreamy beaches

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Located at the heart of the Great Lakes region, Chicago has got so much to offer. Just minutes from the city centre, you will find white sandy beaches surrounded by crystal clear waters. It's not even a dream, these paradise beaches really exist - among them is Glencoe Beach, the best beach in the area.


Big, friendly and surrounded by wilderness, it is a special place to relax in an idyllic setting after a day walking in the big city. So if you're planning a trip to Chicago, don't forget your towel and swimsuit.




Numerous activities

Numerous activities

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There are so many events, attractions and things to do in the great city of Chicago that it is one of the most vibrant cities in the United States. So if you are planning a trip there, you should have a carefully planned schedule because it has a lot to offer. Between museums such as the Art Institute or the Field Museum of Natural History, river cruises to discover the city, and major sporting events, you won't have time to get bored. 


In fact, in the "Windy City", leisure time is essential, and this is one of the reasons why tourists love it and want to come back. So what we can tell you is that you should go and enjoy it!




Beautiful in all seasons

Beautiful in all seasons

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Whether it is during autumn where the first leaves fall from trees, winter where the city gets covered in a white blanket of snow, or summer and spring with their bright colours, flowers, and lovely sunny weather, Chicago is a city that shines any season of the year.


We tell the truth when we say that Chicago has everything to win you over. So don't hesitate and book your tickets, as the city will give you beautiful views in the summer as well as in the winter.