Explore a million square feet of art at Chicago’s world-class gallery. Feeling inspired? Enroll in one of the Art Institute’s degree programs and learn how to paint your own masterpiece.
The Chicago Cubs’ beloved home is the oldest ballpark in the National League. Cheer the Cubs as they battle the competition, and the winds blowing in off Lake Michigan.
Take in a concert, check out the bizarre silver Cloud Gate sculpture, or just hang out and mingle at this 25-acre public park.
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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.
Lake Le-Aqua-Na is a man-made lake and was completed in 1956. It is a 40-acre lake. This lake provides fishing, boating activities and a swimming beach. At Lake Le-Aqua-Na
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
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.