Winding up in the Windy City? We hope you packed your appetite! The number of amazing restaurants in Chicago amounts to way more food than you could eat on a single trip – or maybe even in a lifetime – but a few choice spots have the added distinction of being local favorites. Morning, noon, night; west, north, east; try as many of our picks as your stomach will allow.
In Santa Monica, residents enjoy swinging on the monkey bars at the beach as much as they enjoy exploring the city’s culinary scene, which is a playground itself. Even if it means braving Los Angeles traffic, that’s all the more reason to stay longer than just an afternoon. Here’s how to spend 24 hours in Santa Monica.
If you’re waiting for the heat to subside before you visit Houston, you may be waiting a while – but rising temperatures do nothing to keep the locals down. Art, culture and food that’s to die for is abound in this Texas metropolis, and we’re rounding up some of our best bets for beating the heat and having a blast.