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Located on the shore of Lake Michigan, Chicago offers a variety of attractions to make a stunning city break. With 24 beaches, you will be spoilt for choice to experience Chicago’s aquatic charms. Visitors to the Navy Pier can enjoy top-class entertainment including amusements and fireworks, whilst a little further afield, River North offers fresh air and the chance to sample galleries and quaint gift-shops.

If you have a head for heights, the 103rd floor Skydeck at the Willis Tower will provide you with a stunning panorama of the city to enjoy, whilst the foodies will can sample Chicago’s famous Italian-American cuisine to their heart’s content at Gino’s East Pizza. The John Hancock Observatory offers an unforgettable dining experience for romantics, whilst there are shopping opportunities aplenty on the Magnificent Mile. Meanwhile, if you want to party the night away, the Rush & Division district will enable you to try out your dancing shoes. With so many options, a break in the Windy City will blow you away!

  • Chicago architecture boat tour - Illinois Office of Tourism/Jason Lindsey

  • Chicago beach - Illinois Office of Tourism

  • Downtown Chicago

  • Chicago Cubs Wrigley Field - Illinois Office of Tourism

  • Chicago water taxi - Illinois Office of Tourism/Dice Sales

  • Osaka Garden, Chicago - Illinois Office of Tourism

  • The Bean at Millenium Park - Illinois Office of Tourism

  • Odyssey on the Chicago River - Illinois Office of Tourism

  • Chicago skyline and Navy Pier - Illinois Office of Tourism

  • Chicago street mural on Pilsen - Illinois Office of Tourism

  • Chicago Riverwalk on a summer's evening - Illinois Office of Tourism

  • Shoreline sightseeing firework cruise - Illinois Office of Tourism

Average temperature

Information below is based on average highest temperature for each month.

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  • 1℃
  • 8℃
  • 15℃
  • 21℃
  • 27℃
  • 29℃
  • 28℃
  • 24℃
  • 17℃
  • 9℃
  • 2℃
  • 8
  • 7
  • 13
  • 12
  • 17
  • 12
  • 12
  • 13
  • 10
  • 13
  • 14
  • 9

Information above is based on the average number of days which experience some form of rainfall for each month.

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When to Visit

Below gives you information and a rating of the best time of year to visit.

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