11 Hidden Gems In Chicago Most People Don’t Know Even Exist

Big cities are full of little-known, back-alley, underground secrets – and Chicago is no exception. From restaurants to parks, you may be surprised to find that there is so much more to do here than you originally thought. If you’ve already done all the popular attractions, try these 11 hidden gems.

Whether you’ve lived here all your life or just enjoy the occasional visit, you’re about to find something you didn’t know about the Windy City. Keep scrolling for more 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/

For more interesting attractions, check out these 16 things everyone in Chicago must do before they die.

Which of these hidden attractions have you been to? Do you know of other awesome secret spots to explore? Share your experiences and photos with us below!