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You’ll need to go off the beaten path to uncover some of Chicago’s best kept secrets. Luckily, you have a tour guide. Take a look at some of our favorite under-the-radar finds in our diverse neighborhoods.

A woman drinks a margarita on the patio at La Vaca Margarita Bar

Go off the grid

Get the inside scoop on Chicago's most one-of-a-kind stops for a trip that's anything but ordinary.

In an exhibit at Gallery Guichard

Museum like a local

Chicago is known for our major museums. But these offbeat spots and their quirky collections are well worth a trip outside downtown.

The Nine Dragon wall in Chinatown

Hang with the locals

Explore the city's hippest neighborhoods, where you'll find everything from larger-than-life murals to hole-in-the-wall bars.

Lip Drag Show

Head for the fringe

Be mesmerized by an unforgettable show at these under-the-radar venues.


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