Things to do in Chicago

What to do in Chicago to feel like a local!

Discover unforgettable things to do in Chicago.

​From a dinner party in the busy Ukraine Village neighborhood to a deep dish pizza with a local, our hand-selected hosts create memorable events for travelers, locals, teams, friends, and families. Our local hosts are here to give you an insight into what makes Chicago so special.

Wander through Millennium Park and take pictures with the "Bean". Watch a baseball game in the famous Wrigley Field stadium. Take an architecture boat tour and cruise the city... then discover the true flavors of the city by joining our hosts in real Chicago homes, apartments, rooftops and unique spaces you can't find anywhere else.

Our passionate local hosts will welcome you to their city and give you a taste of the city. Find our experiences in: Ukrainian Village, Albany Park, the Loop and much more! Our hosts make it easy to discover the top things to do on your trip to Chicago.

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Eatwith is the world's largest community of food and travel lovers who are revolutionizing the explore cities. Book seats and join tables for one-of-a-kind dining experiences, cooking classes, food tours, pop-up events, rooftop parties and more, all hosted by friendly locals.

With Eatwith, you're invited to experience immersive culinary experiences with Chicago locals. Learn about Chicago's neighborhoods with a local guide, or discover deep dish pizza and other favorites that makes Chicago so special.

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Why try an Eatwith experience in Chicago

With the endless options of things to do in Chicago, its hard to navigate what the "must does" from the "tourist traps". Our hosts are your insiders giving you an immersive experiences and share their local tips to make your trip to Chicago memorable.


Start by exploring some of the many beautiful neighborhoods in Chicago, like the tree-filled neighborhood of Lincoln Park and the "shop local" Andersonville district. Visit the famous Cloud gate and Willis Tower; spend a day at the renowned "Art Institute of Chicago."


And of course, a trip to Chicago wouldn't be complete without sampling some of the amazing local food. From deep dish pizza to the famous Chicago-style hot dog, eating is a national pastime in Chicago.


If you want to feel like a real local, one of the best things to do in Chicago is to attend a dining event with one of our amazing local hosts. It will make your trip absolutely unforgettable and will give you a local taste of the amazing culinary tradition in Chicago.