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This Chicago travel blog highlights the best city recommendations from a native Chicagoan. It also reveals authentic experiences of our family travels throughout US and European destinations.

There is a reason why Travels & Treasures has been ranked a top Chicago Blog and Illinois Travel Website from 2020 to 2024!

Because I am local and have visited all the cities that I write about, Travels & Treasures has a wide range of tools and services including free expert Chicago itineraries, travel tips, guides, reviews, and more for your travel destination. From booking flights and hotels to discovering the best attractions and creating the perfect itinerary, I am here to help.

There are wanderlusts of travel in all of us. I write from my personal experiences to help you discover what awaits.

Tanya Taylor

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