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
Navy Pier, Chicago
The Navy Pier was built in 1916 as a recreational and shipping facility. It is now a popular entertainment center, home to many attractions including a large ferris wheel and IMAX theatre.
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.
Field Museum, Chicago
The Field Museum is considered one of the finest natural history museums in the world. Its collection - started in 1893 for the World's Columbian Exposition - boasts the most complete T-Rex ever unearthed.
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
Behind-the-Scenes Chicago Pizza Tour by Coach, Chicago
  • Average Rating:4.5/5 stars
  • Duration: 3 hours 30 minutes
From USD
$60.00
Chicago South Side Tour with Optional River Cruise , Chicago
  • Average Rating:4.0/5 stars
  • Duration: 2 hours
From USD
$15.00
Small-Group Chicago Food Tour: Gold Coast and Old Town, Chicago
  • Average Rating:5.0/5 stars
  • Duration: 3 hours
From USD
$50.00



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