18 Hidden Gems You Must Visit In Chicago

18 Hidden Gems You Must Visit In Chicago

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For things to see & do in Chicago that are off the beaten path, check out these hidden cultural spots.

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    This place has the most underrated view of the skyline! The South Side never gets enough love.
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    Puppet Bike is a traveling puppet show where puppets dance under a disco ball to oldies songs. It has a perfect five stars on Yelp.
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    Rumor has it, the house above the now-restaurant served as a lookout post for Al Capone’s henchmen. The atmosphere is gorgeous and homey and warm and gorgeous. For dessert, DO NOT SKIP THE TORTONI. A local Chicago Italian ice cream shop makes this special just for for CPOGC.
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    If you have a sweet tooth and want something cool and refreshing, go here because they make homemade Italian ice and it’s to die for.
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    This incredible bar’s most unique trait is its wide selection of FREE arcade games. From classic games to pinball, this place has it all. And the drinks are priced well, too.
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    This underground walking system is used by tens of thousands of pedestrians each day and connects to CTA trains and buildings over roughtly 40 blocks in the Central Business District.
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    If you are in Chicago and haven’t had a cinnamon bun here…for shame!
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    Fantastic little indie bookshop.
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    Best hot dog and fries anywhere, served in a box. Car hop service by the best hops ever. The place is living history.
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    Best deep-dish pizza in the world
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    The park has slowly been opening, and currently the ice skating ribbon and playground are open to the public. The ice skating ribbon has been noted for its breathtaking views of the skyline.
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    The ninth floor has a winter garden, which is basically a big, beautiful atrium with free Wi-Fi. It’s the best place to kill a few hours.
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