Illinois

Illinois Travel Guide

Articles about Illinois

By Katrina Brown Hunt

Recycling bins are only the beginning: Travel + Leisure readers picked the best cities for earth-friendly perks like solar-powered hotels, bike-powered beer bars, and fabulous recycled fashions. 

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.

Restaurants in Illinois

Tucked below a psychic shop, Flub A Dub Chub’s is the choice for anyone hankering for dogs, burgers, or hot beefs. Though it’s branded a hot dog emporium, the Roe burger (a burger topped with bacon, avocado, and cheddar) was voted one of the best in the city.

Things to do in Illinois

Founded by two Chicago women designers, Wolfbait & B-girls sells the wares of more than 170 local artisans.