The city of Chicago is a part of Illinois. The city is known for its tall skyscrapers, sandy beaches, over 5,500 restaurants, and free fireworks in the Millennium Park. The city is a tourist hotspot, especially in summers - with millions of tourists flocking the city. If you love festivals, you should consider visiting the city July and August with events such as Grant Park Music Festival, Lollapalooza and Air and Water Show.