For providers seeking relocation with a little bit of everything, Illinois geography combines urban hype with gorgeous wilderness and the small-town charm of its surrounding areas.
If the city isn’t your scene, venture outside of the hubbub to explore canyons and waterfalls at Starved Rock State Park. Then, don’t forget to check the Garden of the Gods off your bucket list—explore over 3,300 acres of trails and waterfront, watch the sun set over Shawnee Forest, and meander through the Anderson Japanese gardens.
For city dwellers, Chicago is a beautiful blend of culture and architecture. So, whether you’re seeking some deep-dish pizza or hoping to explore the extensive art scene, you’ll find an outlet in this lively city. And, Optimum Permanent Placement happens to have a current medical position available. When you visit the area to explore relocation, visit one of the restaurants or attractions from our “top 10” list below!
Top 5 Attractions
360 Chicago Observation Deck – Seeking a fun way to discover the Windy City’s history? Enjoy the interactive experience along the way and head up to the 94th-floor observation deck to admire views of the Chicago skyline and Lake Michigan.
Lakefront Trail – This 19-mile path offers an outlet for walkers, runners, and cyclists to admire some of Chicago’s prettiest and most unique views while getting their blood pumping.
Millennium Park – This 24.5-acre park sees over 25 million visitors a year! Check out the state-of-the-art architecture, concerts, tours, and family activities in the heart of the city—offering the perfect gathering spot for all ages.
The Magnificent Mile – Stretching a full square mile across the city, these 13 blocks feature over 460 stores, 275 restaurants, 60 hotels, and plenty of other attractions sprinkled along the way. This must-see section of the city is impossible to explore in just one trip.
Wrigley Field – Home of the Chicago Cubs, this is the oldest baseball park in the league and it’s a baseball bucket list item that you should definitely cross off!
Top 5 Restaurants
Girl and the Goat – This delicious restaurant offers a family-style menu with a cheery atmosphere that’s meant to make guests feel right at home. With a strong focus on global influence, the wine and craft beer selections rotate and offer variety with a strong emphasis on small producers.
The Capital Grille – Enjoy dry-aged steaks, fresh seafood, and world-class wines in an elegant setting. Striving for elegance and excellence, the staff looks forward to creating an experience that makes this a recurring restaurant in your lineup.
Monteverde – This fun Italian dining experience emphasizes authenticity. Featuring hand-made pastas, this acclaimed restaurant lets you watch the dough being rolled out and your dishes come to life.
Lula Café – Enter a bistro suited for a variety of events! Kick back with some case notes, head out for celebratory drinks, or drop in for a weekend brunch. Enjoy farm fresh eggs and locally sourced ingredients with a menu that pays special attention to vegetarian options. Formal or fun—the experience is truly your own!
Yolk– Taki Kastanis opened the first Yolk restaurant in 2006. Since then, several more locations have popped up around downtown Chicago, quickly surging in popularity. Voted “#1 Breakfast” by local Fox News viewers, this restaurant is no stranger to magazine covers and media buzz. Locals love the brunch and rave about the strawberry orange juice and cinnamon roll French toast!
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