Chicago voted best big city in the United States


The accolades have been pouring in to Chicago over the past week.

On Tuesday, Chicago was named the best big city in the United States for an unprecedented sixth consecutive year. Honor goes through Conde Nast Traveler’s annual Readers’ Choice Awards and has been voted on by over 240,000 people from across the country. A city had never won so many times in a row until now.

“It’s no wonder Chicago is at the top of the list yet again. A world-class destination known for its awe-inspiring architecture, top-notch museums, brilliant chefs and massive brewing scene, it will take multiple repeat visits to work through your to-do list,” Conde Nast Traveler editors say.

As most Chicagoans already know, that’s absolutely true. The city has no shortage of great Restaurants, bars and Things to do. There’s always something new to discover around every corner, from the North Side to the South Side, which is why a neighborhood in Chicago has also been recognized by a personal finance publication. Silver.

In a recently published list, Rogers Park was #5 on The money is ranking of the 50 best places to live in the United States. It was the only location in Chicago to make the cut, earning accolades for its diversity, walkability, access to public transportation and diverse places of worship. Naperville was Illinois’ other representative, landing at No. 16.

“Few places are as welcoming to different religions, creeds, or ethnicities as Rogers Park, an underprivileged neighborhood in the northeast corner of Chicago,” Silver wrote.

And earlier this year, Time Out readers ranked Chicago the second-best city in the entire world, behind only Edinburgh, Scotland. Emma Krupp, editor of Time Out Chicago, said: “Whether you want to try world-class restaurants, party until 4 a.m. in historic clubs, spend a day soaking up the sun along the Lake Michigan, see iconic artwork, or just wander around different neighborhoods, there’s never a dull moment to be had.

Click on here for Conde Nast Traveler’s Readers’ Choice Award. The money is the full list of the 50 best places to live is available here.


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