Published : Tuesday, 19 Feb 2013, 1:10 PM EST
GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WOOD) - Chicago is a year-round city with plenty to do, even in the winter months! Chicago is just an easy three hour drive from Grand Rapids or a short train ride away. Here are some of the top reasons you'll want to head to Chicago this winter.
The dining options
New restaurants are popping up all over Chicago, especially on Randolph Street. It has become known as 'Restaurant Row' in Chicago where top chefs like Stephanie Izard and Graham Elliot are opening up amazing restaurants in the city. Next time you come to visit Chicago be sure to bring your appetite!
Fantastic museums and entertainment
-Museum of Science & Industry:
-Art Institute of Chicago
-Blue Man Group
Choose Chicago is giving eightWest viewers the chance to win an amazing winter getaway valued at $3,723.00. This package for four includes a two-night stay at the Peninsula Chicago, Chicago CityPASS booklet filled with admission to several cultural institutions, admission and a tour at the Shedd Aquarium and dinner at two top Chicago restaurants, Nellcote and Lou Malnati's. Click here to enter!
For more information on events, dining, nightlife, hotels and more to do in Chicago, visit Choose Chicago's website at www.choosechicago.com or download the free Choose Chicago app to your iPhone or Android device.