Chicago has become the most popular destination for the world’s most-tourist-attracted tourists after the city hosted a record-breaking 5 million visitors in 2017, a new study has found.
The city has become home to the world most-visited tourist spot, a bikini on the lake and several new places to go in the city, according to research by travel site Expedia.
Here are some of the new spots you might want to check out.
Beach in the Sun – The beach in the sun is always open to the public, but if you have a date night, you’re going to want to head there for the perfect place to hang out, relax and have some fun.
The beach, on Lake Michigan near the South Side, is home to several outdoor barbecues and restaurants, including The D.L. Sauter and the St. John’s Barbecue.
Tau Lei – If you want to get away from it all and do some good, you should stop by the Tau Lei Restaurant in Chinatown.
It’s a favorite of tourists and locals alike and serves up dishes like chicken tikka masala, crispy fried chicken, grilled vegetables and more.
Sophia’s Deli – Sophia’s Delicatessen is a popular spot in Chicago.
The restaurant serves a variety of specialty sandwiches, salads, pasta dishes and desserts, but you’ll also find breakfast and lunch items.
La Tarte – This restaurant in the Loop offers a variety for breakfast and brunch.
The Chumash – The Chumas Restaurant and Brewery is located in the West Loop.
The bar and beer garden offers a great selection of beers, wine and spirits, along with the occasional live music performance.
New Zealand – The New Zealand Embassy is located on the city’s North Side.
It offers some great things like a cafe where you can eat and shop, a bar that serves up delicious Japanese-inspired food, and a full-service restaurant offering breakfast and evening dining.
Shark Beach Resort – This is one of the most unique beaches in Chicago, and this place is definitely worth a visit if you’re in the area.
There’s a pool, a pool house, and the beach is free to visit for your entire stay.
Sunshine Park – The Park is located just off of I-294 and is home for a great park full of beaches, swimming pools and even a miniature golf course.
Napa Valley Resort & Spa – This resort in Napa is the perfect spot to go for a romantic date night or to take your kids on a beach trip.
You can book your date night at this spa, which offers all kinds of different experiences, including romantic getaways, day trips, and even overnight stays.
Bali, Hawaii – Bali is the capital of Indonesia and has a vibrant culture, so there’s no shortage of places to check it out.
The island is home a number of beach spots including the famed Beach Beach, The Lido, The Bali Beach, the Pali Beach, and of course the Lohar beach.
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil – The city of Rio de Janeiro is known for its famous beaches, and Rio de Janerio has its own set of stunning beaches.
Many of the beaches are lined with gorgeous tropical fish, while others offer incredible scenery and breathtaking views.
Alicia and the Boys – This popular movie series focuses on two young men who spend their time in Hawaii.
The series is directed by Michael Bay, and stars Liam Neeson and Jennifer Garner.
Las Vegas, Nevada – This Las Vegas strip is one the most beautiful and picturesque places in the world, and you’ll definitely want to stop by for some fun while you’re there.
Olympic Village – This unique area of the Olympic Park is home of the American team.
The area is known as the Village of Dreams, which has a plethora of shops, restaurants, bars and more, and there’s a beach house and bar as well.
Downtown Las Vegas – This strip of Las Vegas has an interesting history.
It was a main tourist hub for the city for decades, but it’s also home to one of America’s most iconic hotels, the Sheraton.
Inner Mongolia, China – Inner Mongolia is a country that’s known for being very peaceful, but is known to be very polluted.
That’s why you’ll want to stay in Inner Mongolia for a relaxing day.
Cayuga Lake in Nevada – There are two waterfalls in Nevada, and Cayuga Lake is one beautiful place to swim in.
Golden Gate Bridge – If it wasn’t for the Golden Gate Bridge, this would be a less-than-stellar location for a date.
The bridge is the busiest pedestrian bridge in the United States, and visitors have to cross the river to get across, so it’s one of those places that can be crowded during peak travel