Readers' Choice 2015: Midwestern Destinations
The Windy City topped your nominations for the best destination in the Midwest.
For the sports fan, Chicago offers professional football, baseball, hockey, basketball and soccer events; for the art lover, Art Institute of Chicago will provide days of entertainment. Plan a visit to the opera, ballet or one of the city's many music clubs. Or, plan your trip around one of Chicago's many music festivals: blues, gospel and jazz, among others.
Chicago is a shopper's paradise, too, with many flagship stores and recent favorites to (window)shop, and a 120-store outlet mall.
McCormick Place, the largest convention center in the Western Hemisphere, hosts a range of conferences and expositions that your clients may be interested in planning a trip around.
The city's numerous ethnic neighborhoods, festivals and theater offerings also provide enticing reasons to visit.
Tour the city by Segway, bike, boat or double-decker bus to take in the city's historic sites and impressive architecture.
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