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 famous archeologist Indiana Jones. It is widely recognized as one of the foremost natural history museums in the world, housing both temporary and permanent exhibits that provide a feast for the eyes and stir the imagination wildly. As such, it is a great place to bring your kids, or even to go by yourself. If…
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 needs to see this impressive building that was considered to be the world’s tallest until 1997. Here is more information on a trip to Chicago that must include a visit to this incredible architectural wonder. The Skydeck is definitely the main reason for visiting the Sears Tower. The view from the Sears Tower is incredible,…
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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 is and they are likely to respond with Millennium Park. A less than desirable area that was once home to railroads and locomotives has now been transformed into a beautiful park that is home to the arts and some quite unforgettable architecture. More than just a place to walk the dog, Millennium Park is now…
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 going to blow you away! Opening every day of the year except thanksgiving and Christmas from 9:30am to 4pm (selected dates open till 5:30pm) there is plenty of opportunity for you to come and see some incredible sights. What is there to see? They have various seasonal exhibits such as “Charlie Brown and the great…
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 80 different species of animals. It is the biggest park that can be found in the city. The zoo houses different animal categories such as birds, mammals, amphibians, reptiles, and others and lets its visitors see the different behaviors of these animals when in their natural habitat. The zoo was built during the year 1868…
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 Michigan. It has an eye-catching tapered shape that attracts and amazes people. The people behind this amazing structure complex mechanism are Engr. Fazlur Kahn, Arch. Bruce Graham of Skidmore and Owings & Merrill. Engr. Kahn invented the frame-tube system that is also used in Sears Tower. The amazing construction method used was made possible with…
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