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Chicago Tourism and Sightseeing
Just minutes from downtown Chicago, the Southland offers outstanding restaurants, shopping and antiquing, plus a huge array of lodging and a variety of meeting and convention facilities.

Major attractions in the Southland include TOYOTA PARK, home of Chicago Fire Soccer Club and an outdoor concert venue; Balmoral Park, Illinois' premier harness racing facility; the First Midwest Bank Amphitheatre for the top names in popular music and Standard Bank Stadium, home of Windy City ThunderBolts Baseball. The Chicago Southland is great for families with a variety of attractions and activities, including two children’s museums, waterparks, nature centers, biking/hiking trails, professional sports teams, railfan sites, and a variety of family-friendly dining options. Annually the region hosts over 500 fun festivals!

Easily accessible to Midway and O'Hare International Airports and interstates I-55, I-57, I-80, I-90, I-94, I-294 and I-355, the Chicago Southland is Chicago's most convenient and affordable destination!

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Chicago Blackhawks vs. Boston Bruins at United Center
Chicago Blackhawks vs. Boston Bruins at United Center things to do on a rainy day in Chicago, IL
Feb 05, 2020 (Wednesday) Sports event in Chicago, IL USA

Chicago Blackhawks vs. Boston Bruins February 05, 2020 at United Center in Chicago, IL 7:00PM


Chicago Blackhawks vs. Calgary Flames at United Center
Chicago Blackhawks vs. Calgary Flames at United Center things to do on a rainy day in Chicago, IL
Next Month, Jan 07, 2020 (Tuesday) Sports event in Chicago, IL USA

Chicago Blackhawks vs. Calgary Flames January 07, 2020 at United Center in Chicago, IL 7:30PM

Chicago Blackhawks vs. Colorado Avalanche at United Center
Chicago Blackhawks vs. Colorado Avalanche at United Center things to do on a rainy day in Chicago, IL
Next Week, Dec 18, 2019 (Wednesday) Sports event in Chicago, IL USA

Chicago Blackhawks vs. Colorado Avalanche December 18, 2019 at United Center in Chicago, IL 7:00PM

Chicago Blackhawks vs. Dallas Stars at United Center
Chicago Blackhawks vs. Dallas Stars at United Center things to do on a rainy day in Chicago, IL
Mar 27, 2020 (Friday) Sports event in Chicago, IL USA

Chicago Blackhawks vs. Dallas Stars March 27, 2020 at United Center in Chicago, IL 7:30PM

Chicago Blackhawks vs. Detroit Red Wings at United Center
Chicago Blackhawks vs. Detroit Red Wings at United Center things to do on a rainy day in Chicago, IL
Next Month, Jan 05, 2020 (Sunday) Sports event in Chicago, IL USA

Chicago Blackhawks vs. Detroit Red Wings January 05, 2020 at United Center in Chicago, IL 6:30PM


Chicago Blackhawks vs. Edmonton Oilers at United Center
Chicago Blackhawks vs. Edmonton Oilers at United Center things to do on a rainy day in Chicago, IL
Mar 05, 2020 (Thursday) Sports event in Chicago, IL USA

Chicago Blackhawks vs. Edmonton Oilers March 05, 2020 at United Center in Chicago, IL 7:30PM

Chicago Blackhawks vs. Florida Panthers at United Center
Chicago Blackhawks vs. Florida Panthers at United Center things to do on a rainy day in Chicago, IL
Next Month, Jan 21, 2020 (Tuesday) Sports event in Chicago, IL USA

Chicago Blackhawks vs. Florida Panthers January 21, 2020 at United Center in Chicago, IL 7:30PM

Chicago Blackhawks vs. Los Angeles Kings at United Center
Chicago Blackhawks vs. Los Angeles Kings at United Center things to do on a rainy day in Chicago, IL
Mar 29, 2020 (Sunday) Sports event in Chicago, IL USA

Chicago Blackhawks vs. Los Angeles Kings March 29, 2020 at United Center in Chicago, IL 2:00PM

Chicago Blackhawks vs. Minnesota Wild at United Center
Chicago Blackhawks vs. Minnesota Wild at United Center things to do on a rainy day in Chicago, IL
Mar 19, 2020 (Thursday) Sports event in Chicago, IL USA

Chicago Blackhawks vs. Minnesota Wild March 19, 2020 at United Center in Chicago, IL 7:30PM


Chicago Blackhawks vs. Minnesota Wild at United Center
Chicago Blackhawks vs. Minnesota Wild at United Center things to do on a rainy day in Chicago, IL
This Weekend, Dec 15, 2019 (Sunday) Sports event in Chicago, IL USA

Chicago Blackhawks vs. Minnesota Wild December 15, 2019 at United Center in Chicago, IL 6:00PM

Chicago Blackhawks vs. Montreal Canadiens at United Center
Chicago Blackhawks vs. Montreal Canadiens at United Center things to do on a rainy day in Chicago, IL
Mar 31, 2020 (Tuesday) Sports event in Chicago, IL USA

Chicago Blackhawks vs. Montreal Canadiens March 31, 2020 at United Center in Chicago, IL 7:30PM

Chicago Blackhawks vs. Nashville Predators at United Center
Chicago Blackhawks vs. Nashville Predators at United Center things to do on a rainy day in Chicago, IL
Feb 21, 2020 (Friday) Sports event in Chicago, IL USA

Chicago Blackhawks vs. Nashville Predators February 21, 2020 at United Center in Chicago, IL 7:30PM

Chicago Blackhawks vs. Nashville Predators at United Center
Chicago Blackhawks vs. Nashville Predators at United Center things to do on a rainy day in Chicago, IL
Mar 22, 2020 (Sunday) Sports event in Chicago, IL USA

Chicago Blackhawks vs. Nashville Predators March 22, 2020 at United Center in Chicago, IL 6:00PM

Chicago Blackhawks vs. Nashville Predators at United Center
Chicago Blackhawks vs. Nashville Predators at United Center things to do on a rainy day in Chicago, IL
Next Month, Jan 09, 2020 (Thursday) Sports event in Chicago, IL USA

Chicago Blackhawks vs. Nashville Predators January 09, 2020 at United Center in Chicago, IL 7:30PM

Chicago Blackhawks vs. New Jersey Devils at United Center
Chicago Blackhawks vs. New Jersey Devils at United Center things to do on a rainy day in Chicago, IL
Christmas Weekend, Dec 23, 2019 (Monday) Sports event in Chicago, IL USA

Chicago Blackhawks vs. New Jersey Devils December 23, 2019 at United Center in Chicago, IL 7:30PM

Chicago Blackhawks vs. New York Islanders at United Center
Chicago Blackhawks vs. New York Islanders at United Center things to do on a rainy day in Chicago, IL
This Month, Dec 27, 2019 (Friday) Sports event in Chicago, IL USA

Chicago Blackhawks vs. New York Islanders December 27, 2019 at United Center in Chicago, IL 7:30PM

Chicago Blackhawks vs. New York Rangers at United Center
Chicago Blackhawks vs. New York Rangers at United Center things to do on a rainy day in Chicago, IL
Feb 19, 2020 (Wednesday) Sports event in Chicago, IL USA

Chicago Blackhawks vs. New York Rangers February 19, 2020 at United Center in Chicago, IL 7:00PM

Chicago Blackhawks vs. Ottawa Senators at United Center
Chicago Blackhawks vs. Ottawa Senators at United Center things to do on a rainy day in Chicago, IL
Mar 13, 2020 (Friday) Sports event in Chicago, IL USA

Chicago Blackhawks vs. Ottawa Senators March 13, 2020 at United Center in Chicago, IL 7:30PM

Chicago Blackhawks vs. Pittsburgh Penguins at United Center
Chicago Blackhawks vs. Pittsburgh Penguins at United Center things to do on a rainy day in Chicago, IL
Mar 25, 2020 (Wednesday) Sports event in Chicago, IL USA

Chicago Blackhawks vs. Pittsburgh Penguins March 25, 2020 at United Center in Chicago, IL 7:00PM

Chicago Blackhawks vs. San Jose Sharks at United Center
Chicago Blackhawks vs. San Jose Sharks at United Center things to do on a rainy day in Chicago, IL
Mar 11, 2020 (Wednesday) Sports event in Chicago, IL USA

Chicago Blackhawks vs. San Jose Sharks March 11, 2020 at United Center in Chicago, IL 7:00PM

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Best Places to Stay in Chicago


Chicago Guest House On Newport
Guest Score:
From $224 / night.


Non Smoking Rooms.
Magnolia Coach House
Guest Score:
From $183 / night.


Non Smoking Rooms.
Silversmith Hotel Downtown Chicago
Guest Score:
From $179 / night.


Non Smoking Rooms, Restaurant.
The Langham Chicago
Guest Score:
From $950 / night.


Swimming Pool, Non Smoking Rooms, Restaurant.

Best Time to Visit Chicago


The best time to visit Chicago Southland is in the summer and fall. Summer temperatures are mild with averages in the upper 60's and highs in the upper 70's. Nights are cool with lows in the upper 50's. Fall temperatures are cold with averages in the mid 40's and highs in the mid 50's. Fall nights are cold with lows in the mid 30's.

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Monthly Temperatures in Chicago


Month Low Avg High
January 14.3 22.0 29.6
February 19.2 27.0 34.7
March 28.5 37.3 46.1
April 37.6 47.8 58.0
May 47.5 58.7 69.9
June 57.2 68.2 79.2
July 63.2 73.3 83.5
August 62.2 71.7 81.2
September 53.7 63.8 73.9
October 42.1 52.1 62.1
November 31.6 39.3 47.1
December 20.4 27.4 34.4

Chicago Visitor Bureau


Chicago Southland Convention & Visitors Bureau

Chicago Southland Convention & Visitors Bureau


Free Chicago Visitor Guide


Chicago Southland Visitors Guide

Chicago Southland Visitors Guide



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