Many people who visit the U.S. immediately think of New York as the quintessential American city. But they are missing out. Chicago is a world-class city with so much to offer. From shopping on Michigan Avenue to renowned chefs/dining to the Bean to Navy Pier to numerous ethnic neighborhoods to our amazing Lakefront. Chicago has it all. And since we're in the Midwest, we're a bit more down-to-earth than your average New Yorker.