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6 Chicago rooftops open all Winter long

Bundle up, Chicago. Our city is about to enter its 4th (and harshest) season: Winter.

Nonetheless, Chicagoans are tough and always down for a good time. Even during the chilliest months of the year, the show goes on — with restaurants, bars, and events buzzing around town. Believe it or not, there are a variety of outdoor rooftops that cater to Chicago’s winter. Scroll below for our favorite rooftops (and patios) you should visit this season.

 

See the best rooftops and patios for a Chicago winter…

 

I|O Godfrey

I|O Godfrey  (127 W. Huron Street)

The rooftop at I|O Godfrey transforms into a winter wonderland during Chicago’s coldest months.

 

The Peninsula

The Peninsula  (108 E. Superior Street)

Grab a pair of skates and hit the ice rink at the luxury hotel, called The Peninsula Sky Rink.

 

Drumbar

Drumbar  (201 E. Delaware Place)

Sip a craft cocktail in Drumbar’s swanky digs, complete with city views and outdoor fireplaces.

 

J. Parker

J. Parker  (1816 N. Clark Street)

Sit atop the J.Parker, overlooking Lincoln Park and ZooLights — inside warm and cozy confines.

 

Dark Horse

Dark Horse  (3443 N. Sheffield Avenue)

Step inside this inviting neighborhood bar, complete with a beer patio, open year-round.

 

The Gwen

The Gwen  (521 N. Rush Street)

New for 2017, The Gwen Hotel recently unveiled a rooftop curling rink and seasonal cocktails.

 

 

Which wintery spot looks best to you?

 

 

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