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Around Chicago

IMTS is proud to call Chicago its home. Named the best city for having it all by Time Out's City Life Index, Chicago offers word-class dining, attractions, nightlife and plenty of fresh air with more than 7,600 acres of parkland!

Whether you're taking in views of Lake Michigan from the Navy Pier or sipping cocktails from one of Chicago's architecturally compelling buildings, you're sure to experience the city's midwestern hospitality and return home with vivid memories.


IMTSTV Around Chicago Video Series

IMTSTV visits the best spots in Chicago to show you great places to eat, stay, catch some fresh air, sights to see and how to get around the city.

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The Sights


The Hotels


The Restaurants


Getting Around

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