Chicago is adored by locals and visitors alike for its clean, contemporary architectural lines, green spaces and electric nightlife. Yet there is plenty more than meets the eye hidden in the avenues and alleyways of this modern metropolis. Fly to Chicago and discover all the ‘Windy City’ has to offer aboard one of Alitalia’s young and entirely renovated jetliners.
If you’re traveling to Chicago for the first time, head straight for the verdant expanse of Millennium Park, a quirky, stylish and eclectic space that conveys without words the unique spirit of the city. From there, head to the Art Institute of Chicago, home to one of the largest galleries of Impressionist paintings in the world, second only to the Louvre. Sample America’s homage to Italian gastronomy at Eataly: nearly 600 square meters of gelato vendors, meat markets, wine bars and restaurants.
Chicago is a city of celebration with festivals cropping up throughout the year, so plan your trip accordingly for some extra fun during your stay. Millions of people flock to the lakefront in the summer to enjoy ‘Taste of Chicago,’ a citywide celebration of international cuisine. Music lovers should book their tickets to Chicago for early September to enjoy the Chicago Jazz Festival.