Things to Do in Chicago

Things to Do in Chicago

You might not want to take it just from us but Chicago really is a place that you want to visit. Whether you’ve been road tripping throughout the country in your motorhome rental or you’re trying to pick the next city to visit, Chicago has so much going on, you’ll want to make sure you visit with plenty of time.

While you may want to ditch your motorhome rental for a bit to stay some time in the middle of it all, it’s one of the best destinations in the country and a visit that won’t disappoint. While you can visit at any time of the year, because of rough weather in the winter, it’s always best to plan your trip any time from spring to fall.

A trip to Chicago should include the top activities and things to do. To help you plan, here are our five favorite things to do in the city:

  1. Visit Millennium Park. It may be something that everyone does when they go to Chicago but that doesn’t mean that it isn’t worth your time. In fact, if there was any Chicago experience that you should do it would be to go to Millennium Park. It’s not just any park. If you’re visiting in the summer with your kids, make sure to take some time to splash in the Crown Fountain. If you’re a picture fanatic, don’t hesitate to take pictures at the Bean. Want to chill a little after a day of exploration in the city? Read a book in the beautiful Lurie Garden. Want a little bit of adventure? Go to the Maggie Daley Park area where you’ll find a rock climbing wall. Check out the Boeing Galleries…and the list goes on. You will be anything but bored at Millennium Park.
  2. Check out the Lyric Opera of Chicago. Are you an artsy kind of individual? The Lyric Opera of Chicago is a favorite for many people from around the world and always has a great opera going on. No matter what time of the year you visit, you can be sure that catching an opera here is worth it—so worth it.
  3. Catch a game at the United Center. Less of an opera kind of person and more into sports? No problem. The United Center may be the perfect destination for you. From catching a Bulls game to seeing the Blackhawks in action, there are plenty of games for you to enjoy during the year. Whether you’re traveling with family or on your own, a game is always a great way to relax and enjoy Chicago.
  4. You need to eat deep dish pizza. Scrumptious, mouth-watering, and delectable are only a few ways to describe Chicago’s well-known pizza. The deep dish pizza is so good, you’ll want to get the recipe to make it back at home for yourself. Deep, rich crust and an abundance of mozzarella are only a few reasons why deep dish pizza is so good. If you love pizza, this is the perfect destination for you. If you don’t love pizza or can’t enjoy cheese, don’t worry. There are so many fabulous food options in the city, that you would almost want to book a food trip here.
  5. Hang out at the best spots in the city. From Avondale to West Loop and Wicker Park, there are many different areas where you can enjoy a good drink or two while hanging out in trendy spots. From places where the locals like to sit back and relax to areas where you can meet people from all walks of life and countries, there is no shortage of reasons why you’ll want to go out when the sun goes down in Chicago. A few of our favorite bars to visit are The Violet Hour, The Aviary, and Lost Lake. After a long day of exploring the city, a fancy cocktail is a great way to let your hair down.

In Conclusion

This list is too short to really do Chicago much justice. There are way too many experiences to be had in this city but at least you can start off with these five things to do. Chicago is a city that you’ll want take some time to see. If you only have a few days, you can probably do everything on this list but if you want to experience more, a week is probably a better idea.

As you travel around in a motorhome rental in the north, make sure that you include Chicago on your list of places to see. While it is a big city that can seem a bit intimidating, it’s one that you will be glad you got to experience. From the pizza to the parks to the night life, there are a plethora of reasons to go to Chicago.

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