Illinois

Illinois Travel Guide

Articles about Illinois

By Katrina Brown Hunt

World-class museums, edgy puppet theaters and out-of-the-way bookstores: Travel + Leisure readers ranked America’s biggest cities by their cultural street cred.

By Katrina Brown Hunt

Travel + Leisure readers ranked American cities by their ability to captivate. 

By Jenny Adams

Vertical gardens? Personal infinity pools? Don’t judge these hotels by their diminutive footprints.

 

By Nikki Ekstein
The Windy City is widely considered the birthplace of the modern skyscraper, so perhaps it’s no surprise that Chicago will soon welcome the country’s first-ever architecture biennial—and also the biggest architecture show ever put on in North Amer...
By Nate Storey

From Croatian discotheques to “vampire clubs,” from beaches to warehouses, from Tel Aviv to Singapore, these are the world’s best clubs.

By Amy Schellenbaum

With masterworks by Frank Lloyd Wright and Jean Nouvel on offer, design devotees don’t have to leave their accommodations to explore something incredible.

Restaurants in Illinois

The views of Logan Square’s historic, tree-lined boulevards make the pumpkin seed bagels at this rustic breakfast-lunch-dinner spot taste all the more perfect.

Things to do in Illinois

A Lakeview institution, Schubas Tavern has featured nightly live music for more than 20 years. The building itself, constructed by the Schlitz Brewery more than 100 years ago, is a Chicago Historic Landmark, and on the exterior two old Schlitz globe logos are still visible.