One of America’s oldest zoos boasts elaborate lion, penguin, and even zebra habitats. Among the 1200 animal residents, the polar bears are most suited to Chicago’s famously cold winters.
Check out a variety of comprehensive downtown tours from authentic red trolleys, which have been roaming Chicago streets since the late 1800s.
We had planned to visit Oak Park while we were in Chicago but as we had given in the rental car and we were not sure how easy it would be to get from the train station to
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Lined by dramatic skyscrapers and one amazing upscale shopping opportunity after another, you’ll find this popular stretch of Michigan Avenue called “The Magnificent Mile” to be very aptly named.
Chicago, famous for innovative architecture as well as chilly breezes, is the star of the Chicago Architecture Foundation’s exploration of the history, expansion, and stunning future of the Windy City.
Experience the magic of Chicago when you see it from the water, on a Chicago River or Lake Michigan boat tour. Feeling romantic? Try a beautiful sunset cruise around town.
A swift 1000-foot-tall elevator hoists you to the top of the world-famous Hancock tower. Then dare to step up to the glass walls and enjoy a breathtaking 80-mile 360 view.
This area has changed and grown since the late eighties when I used to frequent it. It seems the North Pier shopping mall and the Navy Pier concert hall are one venue now
Having grown up in the Chicagoland area as a child, I had fond memories of visiting the museum. Much to my delight, some of my favorite exhibits are there and brand new
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