The whole Chiberia thing aside, it could be argued that Chicago is most charming at Christmastime. You can take in the lights strung along the Magnificent Mile, post up with a Hot Toddy next to the fireplace and lace up your skates at one of Chicago's best ice skating rinks. But the holiday cheer doesn't stop there—if you're looking for more ways to get in the holiday spirit, there's always holiday shopping. From one-of-a-kind ornaments, to spiced nuts, over-the-top window displays, letters to santa, ugly sweaters and more, these five Chicago Christmas stores provide endless ways to get your dose of holiday cheer.
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