chicago
Country : United States
Currency : US Dollar (USD)
Language : English
Population
City: 2 896 016 (2000)
Metro: 9 157 540 (2000)
Time
Zone: Central Standard Time (CST)
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Chicago
closeChicago, the birthplace of the modern skyscraper is still a trendsetter in urban architecture and a must for people interested in 20th century urban architecture.
But the Windy City offers a lot more than architecture alone: it is a bustling city, with a vibrant nightlife and plenty of great museums.
It is also a great city to live in, especially the northern part which has a lively atmosphere and even nice beaches.
Random Chicago Highlights
Millennium Park, Chicago
Chicago's modern Millennium Park is one of the coolest city park's you'll ever see. It features an outdoor concert venue as well as a modern fountain, a large sculpture and several gardens.
Riverwalk, Chicago
The riverwalk is a public walkway that stretches along the banks of the Chicago River. Originally envisioned in 1909, the walkway only started to take shape about 100 years later and continues to be expanded.
Shedd Aquarium, Chicago
The Shedd Aquarium's most spectacular exhibit is the Oceanarium, a 3 million gallon aquarium with among others beluga whales and Pacific white-sided dolphins.
Museum of Science and Industry, Chicago
The Museum of Science and Industry is housed in a magnificent Beaux-Arts building designed as the Palace of Fine Arts for the 1893 World Columbian Exposition.

Random Chicago Tours & Activities
Chicago City Tour and Chicago River Cruise, Chicago
  • Average Rating:4.0/5 stars
  • Duration: 4 hours
From USD
$58.00
Lake Michigan Sightseeing Cruise, Chicago
  • Average Rating:3.5/5 stars
  • Duration: 40 minutes
From USD
$18.53
Chicago Segway Tour, Chicago
  • Average Rating:5.0/5 stars
  • Duration: 2 or 3 hours
From USD
$60.00
Behind-the-Scenes Chicago Pizza Tour by Coach, Chicago
  • Average Rating:5.0/5 stars
  • Duration: 3 hours 30 minutes
From USD
$60.00



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