Explore Chicago’s Secret Gardens

shot of Chicago's city skyline in front of one of the city's gardens

While Chicago is well known for its soaring skyscrapers, it is also revered for its incredible public parks and gardens. Chicago has worked hard to find a balance between big business and open public spaces. Throughout the city, visitors can explore some beautiful greenery in unexpected places. You can visit gardens atop a building in […]

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Go Shopping on State Street

Go Shopping on State Street

Anchored by State Street, Chicago’s Loop has been a shopper’s paradise for more than a hundred years. State Street is known for its vibrant art installations and stores that offer everything from luxury splurges to bargain finds.  Here are some of our favorite must-see destinations. Magnolia Bakery It was in 1996 when the Magnolia Bakery opened in New York […]

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Go Inside Some of Chicago’s Most Historic Homes

Historic Homes

Chicago has some of the most diverse and celebrated architecture in the country. Through At Home in Chicago, guests can enjoy visits to over twenty house museums located around the city. For those looking to get a peek at these incredible homes, here are a few that are open to visitors: Clarke House Museum Built in 1836, […]

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