Christmas in Chicago
In winter, this city pulses with energy.
© Beth Gauper
During the holidays, this glittering city pulses with excitement. The Christkindlmarket turns Daley Plaza into a Old World town square, skaters pirouette at Millennium Park and shoppers cruise the Magnificent Mile.
What to do: Visit the Christkindlmarket in Daley Plaza. Ice skate at Millennium Park. Go to a holiday show (check HotTix for half-price tickets). Shop on the Magnificent Mile. See "Christmas Around the World'' at the Museum of Science and Industry.
Events to catch: Dec. 7-10, One of a Kind fine-arts sale.
Details: For more, see Chicago at Christmas.