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.

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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!