Congratulations to the winners of our Chicago photo contest!
Our grand prize winner, Fodor's member BJenk, will receive four Shedd Aquarium All-Access Passes and a suite of Fodor's four-color guidebooks. Our runners-up have won a Fodor's Chico bag and a Fodor's guide of their choice. Enter our newest photo contest, Show Us Your Ireland, now through September 21st.
Grand Prize Winner
"The Bean attracts a lot of attention in Millennium Park."
Photo by BJenk
North Garden at the Art Institute of Chicago
"I captured this image while strolling along in the North Garden of the Art Institute. I found it to be a timeless moment that celebrated the natural beauty of Spring in Chicago amongst the modern art."
Photo by dhern037
Waiting on a Train
"As the train roared through the station, its energy seemed to confirm that our Chicago New Years Eve would be a trip to remember."
Photo by jimmythehitch
City Lights from Across the Lake
"A beautiful view of the city skyline can be seen from the Chicago museum campus. This spot along the lake front is a great place to relax and take in the view after visiting the nearby Shedd Aquarium and Adler Planetarium."
Photo by DoreenD
The Wrigley Building
"Wandering the streets of Chicago very early in the morning on a Saturday, I looked up and caught this."
Photo by kymberlieblu
"Cooling off on a hot summer's day in Chicago at the Crown Tower."
Photo by TC
Navy Pier Ferris Wheel
"I was at Navy pier, taking photos of various things, and noticed this father and daughter holding hands, walking along. They simultaneously raised their heads at the Ferris Wheel, amazed by its size and power."
Photo by ilovejen
Winter Fun in the City
"The McCormick Tribune Ice Rink at Millennium Park is open from mid-November through mid-March and is a wonderful way to enjoy the winter season in the city. This Michigan Avenue attraction is a magical spot during the holiday season with the beautiful lights and decorations."
Photo by DoreenD
"The Bean offered unlimited reflections of the Chicago Skyline. This is only one of many."
Photo by photofootp
57th St Beach – Lake Michigan
"When the alarm went off at 5 AM and the the thermometer read 39 degrees, I did not want to get out of bed...but I'm glad I did. There was a beautiful sunrise and great waves. Yes, you can surf in Chicago (but don't forget your wetsuit!)"
Photo by swatteets45
"On a recent visit to Chicago, I decided to visit Crown Tower Fountain to see what was going on. Turns out there was plenty...all of it good!"
Photo by Reiselust