chicago
Country : United States
Currency : US Dollar (USD)
Language : English
Population
City: 2 722 398 (2014)
Metro: 9 554 598 (2014)
Time
Zone: Central Standard Time (CST)
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, particularly the northern part which has a lively atmosphere and even nice beaches.
Random Chicago Highlights
John Hancock Center, Chicago
One of the most famous skyscrapers in Chicago is the John Hancock Center. The 100 story tower was built in 1969. The innovative structural design by Fazlur Kahn results in a visually imposing tower.
Marina City, Chicago
Marina City consists of two identical cylindrical towers, located near the Chicago river. It is a complex conceived as a city in a city, offering recreation facilities, banks, theater, etc.
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.
Lincoln Park Zoo, Chicago
Lincoln Park Zoo, founded in 1968, is the oldest free public zoo in the US. You'll find hundreds of animal species including polar bears, giraffes, bears, lions and gorillas.

Random Chicago Tours & Activities
A Holiday Tour of Drinks, Daleys, and Dead Guys, Chicago
  • Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes
From USD
$32.00
Chicago History Indoor Walking Tour, Chicago
  • Average Rating:5.0/5 stars
  • Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes
From USD
$25.00
Chicago Pizza Tour, Chicago
  • Average Rating:5.0/5 stars
  • Duration: 3 hours 30 minutes
From USD
$60.00
Chicago Segway Tour, Chicago
  • Average Rating:5.0/5 stars
  • Duration: 2 or 3 hours
From USD
$70.85



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