Arguably the city's most fleeting season, fall in Chicago is the best time of year to stick around town. Who'd want to miss the fiery fall foliage, spooky Halloween festivities and delicious Oktoberfest brews? The weather is still nice enough to check out some of the best Chicago attractions, and believe us when we say that Millennium Park looks its best when the trees are washed in red and orange hues. Fall in Chicago also brings a resurgence in some of our favorite treats, including soul-warming ramen, holiday-ready pies and seasonal ales. Of course, if you must skip town, you won't have to go far to find pumpkin patches and apple orchards at farms within driving distance—it's the perfect excuse to plan a day trip from Chicago. Celebrate the season with our guide to fall in Chicago.
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