Best places to trick-or-treat in Chicago

When it comes to Halloween and trick-or-treating, Chicago shows kids a scary good time. While the weather can sometimes be iffy -what kid likes covering up the cool costume with a coat -Chicago ranks #6 in the nation, according to Zillow, a real estate website, in its fourth annual Trick-or-Treat Index. It slipped one spot from last year, trading places with San Jose, Calif.

Best cities for trick-or-treating

  1. San Francisco
  2. Boston
  3. Honolulu
  4. Seattle
  5. San Jose
  6. Chicago
  7. Los Angeles
  8. Portland, Oregon
  9. Philadelphia
  10. Washington
  11. Minneapolis
  12. Pittsburgh
  13. Denver
  14. Miami
  15. San Diego
  16. Milwaukee
  17. Buffalo
  18. Cincinnati
  19. Virginia Beach
  20. Baltimore

But for the very best time, the Ravenswood Manor neighborhood is the place to be Oct. 31, Zillow announced this morning. It beats out Wrightwood Neighbors, Edgebrook, North Center and even super family-friendly Lincoln Park as the tops of the top five neighborhoods for trick-or-treating. The Gold Coast slipped from this year’s list.

The national index represents cities that will provide the most candy, with the least walking and safety risk.

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