Country : United States
Currency : US Dollar (USD)
Language : English
City: 2 722 398 (2014)
Metro: 9 554 598 (2014)
Zone: Central Standard Time (CST)
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, particularly the northern part which has a lively atmosphere and even nice beaches.
Random Chicago Highlights
Lincoln Park, Chicago
Lincoln Park is a six miles (almost 10 km) long park bordering Michigan Lake. Chicago's largest park is home to a number of attractions, most notable of which are the Lincoln Park zoo and the Chicago History Museum.
Printers Row, Chicago
Printers Row is a historic district in Chicago's South Loop. During the late 19th and early 20th century this area just north of South Street Station formed the heart of the city's printing industry.
Crown Fountain, Chicago
The Crown fountain is a modern fountain, unveiled in 2004 in Chicago's Millennium Park. The fountain consists of two glass towers illuminated by LED displays that show faces of Chicagoans.
Chicago River, Chicago
The Chicago river flows through the heart of the city and is bordered with remarkable skyscrapers. A sightseeing boat trip on the Chicago river is a great way to view the many buildings along the river.

Random Chicago Tours & Activities
Small-Group Chicago Food Tour: Wicker Park and Bucktown, Chicago
  • Average Rating:5.0/5 stars
  • Duration: 3 hours
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