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.
An Illinois transplant who grew up and went to school in Indiana for 22 years, Elizabeth holds a BFA in creative writing and has enjoyed traveling across the country and parts of Europe. She has visited half of the states, as well as parts of Canada, Mexico, and the Caribbean, and regularly travels home to the Hoosier State to see friends and family. With more than five years of writing experience, Elizabeth’s articles have been featured on several websites, and her poetry and short stories have been published in multiple literary journals.