Jay Gentile, Thrillist

Jay Gentile


Chicago, IL, United States

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Past articles by jay:

The Ultimate 72-Hour Itinerary for a Weekend in Chicago

The ultimate long-weekend itinerary for the Chi Town → Read More

How to Get Into Chicago’s Best Speakeasies and Secret Bars

Chicago's finest secret bars and hidden cocktails await in this guide. → Read More

This Rocky Mountain Road Trip Takes You Through Colorado’s Greatest Hits

Colorado’s most spectacular places make this one of America’s best drives. → Read More

Where to Watch the Tokyo Olympics in Chicago

One nation. One team. Many, many bars. → Read More

Chicago’s 21 Best Beaches to Visit This Summer

Chicago's 26 miles of shoreline feature a ton of great beaches with great bars, views, dog parks, and much more. Here's the definitive guide to all of them. → Read More

Cool Airbnbs Near Chicago to Rent This Spring

Here's our list of stellar Airbnb rentals all within a four-and-a-half-hour radius of Chicago. → Read More

These Funky Art Towns Are Waiting to Pull You Into Their Psychedelic Orbits

The funkiest little towns you’ve never heard of that manage to serve as creative beacons and under-the-radar enclaves. → Read More

These Mountain Lake Towns Are Next-Level Serene

These cozy hamlets have great food and drink, fun things to do, and people whose attitudes seem refreshed by lakeside breezes commingled with mountain air. → Read More

Visiting Channel Islands National Park: How to Get There & Things to Do

Come for the tiny foxes. But watch out for land mines. → Read More

The Best Mountain Towns to Visit in America

With peaceful vibes and serene natural beauty, there's no town so crappy that it can't be enhanced by the presence of giant rocks in the background. → Read More

"Trucker's Disneyland" Is The Pit Stop To End All Pit Stops

Come for the fried chicken. Stay for the dentist's office. → Read More

These National Monuments Are Mind-Blowing National Park Alternatives

America's way-overlooked natural treasures. → Read More

The Most Beautiful Places to Visit in Illinois

From hidden waterfalls, to flooded forests and historic structures, here are the most beautiful places to visit in Illinois. → Read More

America's Forests are Underrated and Great for Avoiding Other Humans

National parks get all the attention, but the national forests offer a chance to hike, camp, and explore some of America's most gorgeous spots without crowds. → Read More

Expert Camping Advice to Help You GTF Outside This Summer

You can camp on beaches, in remote backcountry, in winter snow, on the sides of mountain cliffs -- or at any roadside Kiwanis. Just pack for the occasion. → Read More

Photographic Proof That Utah Should Just Be One Big Epic National Park

Now's the ideal time to point your GPS toward one of Utah's 10 coolest, and less visited, state parks. → Read More

National Parks Are Slowly Reopening. Here's The Status Of All Of Them.

Our greatest outdoor treasures are starting to open their gates. Here's a rundown of all 60 US National Parks, and their status as coronavirus continues. → Read More

The Best Deals to Chew on During Chicago Restaurant Week

The best culinary deals of the year are finally back. → Read More

The Best Pizza You Can Eat in Chicago

No other city can boast as wide a pizza portfolio. Here are Chicago's best thin crust and deep dish pizzerias. → Read More

American Ski Resorts You Need to Visit in the Summer

Ski towns like Park City, North Lake Tahoe and Telluride are worth rescheduling your winter ski trip to one in the summer, here's why. → Read More