15 Undeniable Reasons Why Chicago Will Always Be Home

Anyone who has lived in Chicago for any period of time still calls the place home. True Chicagoans can be found across the globe, but our hearts are in one place. Even President Barack Obama says he will always be a Chicagoan, and (as if you didn’t already know), here are 15 reasons why.

We have so much more than gusts of air in the Windy City, and there’s always something familiar to do. Keep scrolling for all the reasons we will forever call Chicago home.

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/

What else about Chicago will always make it feel like home? Share your thoughts and photos with us!

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