Must-See Chicago: The Best Things To Do In 2016

Must-See Chicago: The Best Things To Do In 2016

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We sorted through the city's museums, parks and historic sites, and chose the very best Chicago attractions. Here are the best sights to visit in 2016 for tourists and locals alike.

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    For the first 10 minutes of each hour during the day, Centennial Fountain at the east end shoots water in a great arc across the river. -- Travel + Leisure via Foursquare
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    Haymarket is the newest addition to Chicago’s quickly growing brewery scene, and it offers more than just beer. -- AskMen via Foursquare
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    Eggs are at their best in DryHop's omelettes. -- Serious Eats via Foursquare
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    Pick up a growler (but don’t be one!) from Half Acre’s first very own storefront w/ local microbrews. Stay tuned to Thrillist for frequent in-store tasting events & limited releases of choice beers -- Thrillist via Foursquare
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    Don't miss the U-505 Submarine exhibit, the first enemy warship apprehended by the US Navy since 1815. -- Green Guide Editor -- Michelin Travel & Lifestyle via Foursquare
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    The drunkards down Jim Cibak's Belgian-style wheat, dry-hopped pale ale and English luncheon beer, and chef Jason Petrie is slammed with orders for Parmesan-bacon-sage popcorn or beer-battered scrod. -- Time Out Chicago via Foursquare
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    Seriously good beer is the draw, and chitchat is easy in these casual digs. Create a four-beer flight ($8) from the 24 or so draft choices. Saturday and Sunday brewery tours. -- Chicago magazine via Foursquare
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    This marvelous Neoclassical palazzo was the city's 1st library in 1897. Come for the Tiffany glass dome, stay for the free public programs. – Green Guide Editor -- Michelin Travel & Lifestyle via Foursquare
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    The MCA’s monthly First Fridays event remains a solid spot for mingling year-round, with an in-the-know crowd flocking there in droves no matter what the weather has in store. -- AskMen via Foursquare
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    Opening in 1924, it has played host to Army-Navy & Notre Dame-USC football; the Chicago Bears moved here in 1971. The field has been featured in films, including Clint Eastwood's Flags of Our Fathers. -- HISTORY via Foursquare
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    Catching a White Sox game with the kids? Stay for the elaborate fireworks display after Saturday-night games. -- Green Guide Editor -- Michelin Travel & Lifestyle via Foursquare
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    The museum was incorporated in 1893 as the Columbian Museum of Chicago, but the name was changed in 1905 to Field Museum of Natural History to better reflect its focus on the natural sciences. -- HISTORY via Foursquare
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