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
Grant Park, Chicago
Grant Park is Chicago's most central park, located between Michigan avenue and Lake Michigan. The main attraction in Grant Park is the Buckingham Fountain, built in 1927.
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.
Union Station, Chicago
Chicago's grand railway station was built in 1925 after twelve years of construction. The building's large waiting room, known as the 'Great Hall', evokes the golden era of railroads.
Sears Tower, Chicago
Chicago's architecture is world famous. The city is a showcase of 20th century high-rise architecture. The Sears Tower, for a long time the tallest tower in the world is just one of the many examples.

Random Chicago Tours & Activities
Famous Tastes of Chicago Food Tour, Chicago
  • Average Rating:5.0/5 stars
  • Duration: 3 hours
From USD
$49.95
Gold Coast and Old Town Neighborhood Tasting Tour, Chicago
  • Average Rating:5.0/5 stars
  • Duration: 3 hours 30 minutes
From USD
$49.95
Coffee Walking Tour of Chicago, Chicago
  • Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes
From USD
$50.00



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