Don’t miss this American city off your bucket list if you’re a fan of food, music, or breathtaking skylines.

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Remember I said Chicago could give California a run for its money beach wise in the summer months? Go for brunch at Summer House Santa Monica and you’ll literally feel like you’ve been transported to the west coast. Basically an indoor greenhouse, Summer House is hands down the most Instagrammable lunch spot in the city, and ohmygosh those cinnamon rolls. (Plus they have a moving cart full of Rosé wine, and who doesn’t like a moving cart full of Rosé wine?)