I know groups of women that get together and drive hours and hours just to get away for the weekend.

Little do they know that one of the best spots for a quick trip for the ladies is in Illinois.

I kind of thought it might be a place like Galena but nope, they were left off the list from Travel & Leisure.

The popular travel blog listed the 25 Best Girls' Weekend Getaways Around the World and said Chicago is one of the best.

Chicago. Illinois.
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Travel & Leisure:

Chicago is a great pick for a city break, even during its famously frigid winters. In the colder months, you can go ice skating, treat yourself to over-the-top hot chocolate creations, sip wine in riverside "igloos," and warm up over a shared deep-dish pizza. Summers in Chicago are even more glorious — it's the perfect time to hit up the city's festivals, beaches, and rooftop bars.

Obviously, Chicago is a good spot for girls' weekends, guys' weekends, or just family weekends because The Windy City has so much to offer.

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However, keeping with the girls' weekend theme, if you're going to Chicago with you and your besties the top things to do are:

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You can find more weekends in Chicago inspiration at Casual Luxury, Outside Suburbia, & Urban Matter.

When was the last time you went on a girls' weekend? Maybe it's time you set one up.

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