For the seventh year in a row, Chicago has been named the Best Big City in the U.S. by Condé Nast Traveler Magazine. Since its establishment, Chicago has been an enchanting city that has created an undeniable presence not only in Illinois and in the U.S., but across the globe. Chicago is a leader in higher education, business markets, architecture, history and culture.

The recognition was given to Chicago based on multiple surveys that recorded the responses of 520,000 readers of Condé Nast Traveler Magazine. The article attributes the win to Chicago’s impressive architecture, first-rate museums, food and brewing scene, as well as its 77 neighborhoods available to explore. Chicago has taken first place since 2017.

This past summer, Chicago reported record highs for hotel revenue following multiple events including sold out concerts and the first-of-its-kind NASCAR street race. Chicago continues to bring fresh experiences for locals and travelers across the world.

To find the best food, bars, art, and shows across the world, visit Chicago!