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  • Adler Planetarium and Astronomy Museum Are you looking for the perfect place for the whole family or for educational tours? Adler Planetarium and Astronomy Museum – Chicago can bring you the best out of this world. This is the best place to visit with your kids. Interactive exhibits are really spectacular. This will give the…
  • The Second City – Chicago If you’ve been a fan of improvisational or sketch comedy like the stuff you see on Mad TV, Kids in the Hall, or Saturday Night Live, you would absolutely love spending just a little bit of time checking out The Second City comedy troupe. Comprised of some of Chicago’s most…
  • Merchandise Mart - Chicago While there are at least a thousand and one different things to do in the Windy City, you would have to be at least a little bit crazy not to do a bit of shopping the next time that you visit Chicago. And though there are a number of different…
  • Wrigley Field - Chicago In an era when sports teams are making the move to newer stadiums that generate more revenue, the Chicago Cubs are a team apart. They still make their home in the stadium that has been around since 1916, and fans and visitors to the city simply wouldn’t have it any…
  • Lincoln Park Conservatory The Lincoln Park Conservatory is perfectly situated beside the shores of Lake Michigan. The area it covers is more than 3 acres of land in which both the conservatory and the botanical garden are placed. The exact address of the conservatory is 2391 North Stockton Road. The Alfred Caldwell pool…
  • Lincoln Park Zoo The city of Chicago is one of the many wonderful cities of the state of Illinois. This is also the place where one of the most famous zoological conservatories in the world can be found. The Lincoln Park Zoo is a zoological conservatory that is home to as many as…
  • Millennium Park Green Space That Will Blow You Away In The Windy City Just about every major city in the world is home to a park that has become an iconic part of the city to both residents and visitors alike. Ask any Chicago resident where their favorite place to hang out…
  • John Hancock Center Are you looking for the best place to relax while watching the night sky? John Hancock Center – Chicago is the best destination that you will surely enjoy. This is one of the tallest buildings in the city that offers fantastic panoramic views of Chicago’s skyline and the famous Lake…
  • Lincoln Park Lincoln Park is a favorite place to visit and popular among Chicagoans as well as tourists. This is because, unlike other parks in Chicago, The Lincoln Park is less formal. It has some great sightseeing places in store for the visitors. Hence, don’t forget to takes your cameras along with…
  • Navy Pier The historic Chicago Navy Pier is a great destination for Chicago natives and tourists alike. Set on the beautiful lake front property of Lake Michigan, the Navy Pier is a great destination whether you are looking for a tourist attraction or just trying to get out of the house for…
  • Chinatown - Chicago It seems as though every major city in the United States has a Chinatown district located somewhere in the heart of downtown. New York and San Francisco have perhaps the best known of these, so it may come as a surprise that Chicago is actually home to the second largest…
  • Oak Street Beach While you would have a hard time convincing anyone that has lived in Chicago for any amount of time that the Oak Street Beach reminds you of a tropical climate, it truly is one of the most enjoyable places you can spend a summer day in the entire city. And…
  • Willis Tower (Sears) – A Wondrous Sight to Behold There are many buildings in the world that are built to be massive structures that climb high into the sky. The World Trade Center was considered to be the tallest building in the world until the Sears Tower in Chicago was built in 1974. Anyone that is traveling to Chicago…
  • Smith Museum of Stained Glass Windows The Smith Museum of Stained Glass Window was opened to the public on February 2000. This is situated near the Chicago Navy Pier. This museum is the very first museum that was dedicated to the importance of Stained Glass Window. The building was named after Chicago’s prominent collectors and Maureen…
  • Crown Fountain – Chicago One of the most breathtaking modern art installations and engineering marvels that Chicago has become known for, Chicago’s Millennium Park is home to one of the largest and most fascinating sculptures and fountains the world has ever seen. Known as the Crown Fountain, the entire monolith is constructed mostly of…
  • Buckingham Fountain Right in the heart of Chicago's Grant Park is one of the more famous of the cities monuments. This is the majestic Buckingham Fountain and the way in which it graces the area is one of the main reasons as to why tourists are drawn to the area, camera in…
  • Union Station - Chicago Union Station is a place of historical significance in Chicago. The station was constructed in 1925 and was at the time a nation railway hub. Currently, it is the major rail terminal of Chicago as well as the city’s last intercity rail terminal. The station is located to the west…
  • National Museum of Mexican Art The National Museum of Mexican Arts was opened to the public in March 27th, 1987. This museum is the only Latino museum that is situated in the city of Chicago. The museum was formerly called the Mexican Fine Arts Museum. It features the tradition and culture of Mexican and Latino…
  • Museum of Science and Industry If you are looking for something truly exhilarating to do in Chicago then why not pay a visit to the incredible Museum of science and industry.  Spend between 2 hours and a half day at one of the most visited tourist attractions that houses more than 2000 exhibits. This is…
  • Grant Park – Chicago Located right in the heart of Chicago is the beautiful green space of Grant Park. This fantastic area is the place where you need to head if you want to feast your eyes upon the most famous monument in Chicago, the Buckingham Fountain. Grant Park was originally conceived back in…
  • Alfred Caldwell Lily Pool Gardens Alfred Caldwell Lily Pool, also known as Lincoln Park Lily Pool, was created by Alfred Caldwell. The pool is located in the Lincoln Park, Chicago. Being a fine illustration of Prairie School Landscape architecture, the Alfred Caldwell Lily Pool Gardens have been designated as the city’s landmark since 2002. As…
  • Chicago Children’s Museum Children don’t normally like to go to a museum silently looking at things they don’t understand. Does that mean there should be separate museums for children that caters to their needs and narrates the stories in the ever lovable colorful style? Yes and if you are in Chicago, you don’t…
  • Museum of Contemporary Art Art is certainly the only medium through which the society finds creative expression to its hopes, dreams, aspirations and even problems. If you thought museums were all about giant bones of prehistoric animals and hundreds of year old pots and cookware, think again. The Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago is…
  • Art Institute of Chicago A Location That Is Beautiful Both Inside And Out. There are many great places to visit in Chicago, but there are few that make people reach for the camera in the way that the Art Institute of Chicago does. It’s fitting that the façade of the building should be as…
  • The Field Museum The field museum in Chicago is a must see during any visit to the windy city, especially a first one. Whether you remember seeing it already or not, you may have, even if you have never been to Chicago. It was the base of operations for none other than Hollywood's…
  • Chicago River Flowing right through the heart of Downtown Chicago is the beautiful Chicago River. This river truly is a sight to behold. At all times of the year boats float merrily along the river carrying all manner of tourists and the banks are adorned with some of the most delightful eateries…
  • The Magic of the Magnificent Mile Just about every major city you care to mention has a shopping district that is a must visit when you are on vacation. The problem is that many of the areas in question are in parts of the city that are tucked out of the way from all of the…
  • Oriental Institute Museum enhances understanding The Middle East is often referred to as the Cradle of Civilization. Visit the Oriental Institute Museum at Chicago University to find out why. When most people think of the Orient they think of Asian countries in the Far East, but archeologically and historically speaking, the Orient as defined as…
  • The "Bean" or Cloud Gate Chicago is a fun place to visit and live. I lived there when I was younger for a little over five years. I last visited in July of 2013, and an attraction that I really wanted to see was the "Bean" or formally known as Cloud Gate. This sculpture was…
  • Chicago Architecture Foundation Chicago Architecture Foundation – Chicago is a non-profit group that is based in USA, Chicago, Illinois. This organization is very dedicated in increasing the public’s interest and understanding about architecture & design. This is also very well-known for its public programs that give benefits to many people. People get inspired…
  • Chicago Cultural Center The Chicago Cultural Center is a People's Palace, both the building and the events which take place here put it at the top of Chicago's "best attractions" lists. Constructed over 100 years ago and opened in 1897 as a public library and Civil War memorial the incredible edifice has many…
  • Chicago Riverwalk In downtown Chicago on the banks of Chicago River is situated the famous Riverwalk. Being a pedestrian waterfront, Riverwalk has been a common place of visit not only for the tourists but also for the local people. People come here in masses to enjoy the lush green spaces. However, development…
  • Washington Square Park There are very few parks that have the distinction of being a registered historic landmark, but that is exactly what Washington Square Park in Chicago is. What is even more exciting is that the park continues the tradition of events that took place in that very area when the park…
  • Shedd Aquarium There are plenty of amazing places and scenery you can visit in the U.S. From the east coast to west coast, you will discover all beautiful spots which can bring happiness and satisfaction. The United States Federal Government maintains its historical spots, national parks, amusement parks in order to enjoy…
  • Garfield Park Conservatory is a great place to play and learn You should visit Garfield Park Conservatory any time of the year to see the beauty of the world, explore nature, and learn what it means to all of us.Garfield Park Conservatory boasts 6 greenhouses and 2 Grand Exhibition halls that include several rooms for rental. Weddings and reunions are often…
  • Prairie Avenue District The Prairie Avenue of Chicago is a unique district in itself. Holding a special historical significance to the city, the place was the most fashionable district during the last decades of the 19th century. At that time, it was only the wealthiest of wealthiest people who would come here to…

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Willis Tower (Sears) – A Wondrous Sight to Behold

There are many buildings in the world that are built to be massive structures that climb high into the sky. The World…

Shedd Aquarium

There are plenty of amazing places and scenery you can visit in the U.S. From the east coast to west coast, you…

Chicago Riverwalk

In downtown Chicago on the banks of Chicago River is situated the famous Riverwalk. Being a pedestrian waterfront, Riverwalk has been a…

Navy Pier

The historic Chicago Navy Pier is a great destination for Chicago natives and tourists alike. Set on the beautiful lake front property…

Lincoln Park Zoo

The city of Chicago is one of the many wonderful cities of the state of Illinois. This is also the place where…

The "Bean" or Cloud Gate

Chicago is a fun place to visit and live. I lived there when I was younger for a little over five years.…

Adler Planetarium and Astronomy Museum

Are you looking for the perfect place for the whole family or for educational tours? Adler Planetarium and Astronomy Museum – Chicago…

Oak Street Beach

While you would have a hard time convincing anyone that has lived in Chicago for any amount of time that the Oak…

John Hancock Center

Are you looking for the best place to relax while watching the night sky? John Hancock Center – Chicago is the best…

The Field Museum

The field museum in Chicago is a must see during any visit to the windy city, especially a first one. Whether you…

Crown Fountain – Chicago

One of the most breathtaking modern art installations and engineering marvels that Chicago has become known for, Chicago’s Millennium Park is home…

Art Institute of Chicago

A Location That Is Beautiful Both Inside And Out. There are many great places to visit in Chicago, but there are few…