Chicago

Location

Illinois, USA

Currency

US Dollar

Language

English

Population

8.86 Million

On the Map

About

Chicago is known as the architectural capital of the world. In the city, you will appreciate how the urban features meet the natural beauty of Lincoln Park and Lake Michigan.  This Midwest city boasts soaring skyscrapers, 42 kilometers of lakefront, and over 500 parks and green spaces. Equally as impressive are the countless dining options you will find which include over 7,000 restaurants and more than 60 craft breweries.

Weather: (High/Low) (°F)

January

32° / 22°

February

36° / 26°

March

45° / 34°

April

56° / 43°

May

66° / 53°

June

77° / 63°

July

82° / 70°

August

81° / 70°

September

74° / 62°

October

62° / 50°

November

50° / 39°

December

37° / 27°

Events

March

St. Patrick's Day Parade

June

Chicago Blues Festival

July

Taste of Chicago

August

Chicago Air and Water Show

November

Magnificent Mile Lights Festival

Known For

Architecture

Chicago-Style Hot Dogs

Chicago-Style Pizza

Maxwell Street Polish Sausage

Jazz Music

Sports

Sears Tower

1920s Gangsters

Flight times from

NYC

1 Hour, 36 Minutes

London

8 Hours, 25 Minutes

Los Angeles

3 Hours, 55 Minutes

Dubai

14 Hours, 59 Minutes

Hong Kong

16 Hours, 6 Minutes

Sydney

18 Hours, 59 Minutes

Sao Paulo

10 Hours, 55 Minutes