Originally published Aug. 24, 2017
We love Sweet Home Chicago, and if you’re planning a really last-minute trip for Labor Day, why not consider a quick foodie tour in the “Second City?” From fabulous restaurants to world-renowned museums, here are 3 reasons you should plan a Chicago culinary tour for Labor day (or any weekend).
Chicago is considered one of the best foodie destinations in the US. And of course, everyone has their favorites places to eat in Chicago. We can reserve a table for you at one of any of our favorites, or you can wing it and explore on your own. And don’t forget the trip features a cooking class at a local cooking school, followed by dinner, and a food tour featuring some of Chicago’s most famous eats.
Right now the Art Institute is featuring a wonderful exhibit on Gaugin, and the permanent collection is one if the world’s premier art collections. But that’s not all. Head down to Museum Campus to see the Field Museum, the Shedd Aquarium, or the Adler Planetarium. Head to the south side to visit the Museum of Science and Industry or the DuSable Museum of African American History. Or head up the Magnificent Mile to see the Museum of Contemporary Art (MCI).
Yes, the weather! This is one of the best times of year to be in Chicago. Bike along the lakefront, stroll along the newly renovated Navy Pier, walk through Millennium Park. Chicago really knows how to make the most of outdoor space, and restaurants and cafes feature sidewalk and patio seating for these gorgeous late-summer days. It’s just one more reason Chicago is our kind of town!
And so much to add… We can add any one of a number of great items to your trip, including an architectural tour, walking wine tasting tours, or even a charter cruise on the lake.
Another thing about Chicago is it’s easy to get to, with two major airports (O’Hare and Midway). Interested in visiting our hometown?
We’re featuring a Labor Day weekend deal, September 1-4, including:
- 3 nights accommodation downtown
- 1 cooking class with lunch or dinner
- 1 driving foodie tour
- 1 architectural boat cruise
- tasting dinner at one of our favorite eateries (drinks not included)
Cost: $925 per person
(Subject to availability.)
Want to customize? Contact us for a quote.
By Peg Kern
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