12 Things People From Chicago Always Have To Explain To Out Of Towners

When visitors come to the city, they often have some preconceived notions about Chicago. Whether we come across a tourist or have one of our out-of-state family members visit, there is always something you have to explain to them.

From ways to navigate the city to the real facts behind some of our history, here are 12 things you may have to reiterate to nonresidents.

We’ve all had to explain these things at least once, but here are 15 more things every Chicagoan has done before.

What else do you often have to explain to your out-of-state visitors? Share your experiences with us!