The Christmas Lights Road Trip Around Chicago That’s Nothing Short Of Magical

For the best Christmas lights in the city, follow this road map. Whether you live out in the suburbs or deep in the Loop, there is something on this list for you.

If you want to stay in the city, skip the first two locations, but if you’re ready for a full day (or maybe even a weekend) of holiday fun, these are your must-stop spots. Read on for all the festive details.

We’re aware that these uncertain times are limiting many aspects of life as we all practice social and physical distancing. While we’re continuing to feature destinations that make our state wonderful, we don’t expect or encourage you to go check them out immediately. We believe that supporting local attractions is important now more than ever and we hope our articles inspire your future adventures! And on that note, please nominate your favorite local business that could use some love right now: https://www.onlyinyourstate.com/nominate/

While you’re exploring the city, you’ll need some place to eat. Try one of these eight lesser-known Chicago restaurants.

Which of these Christmas lights displays do you love most? Share your favorites with us!