head to Chicago - the heartland of America. Known as 'The Windy City', Chicago radiates the essence of the Midwest. With soaring skyscrapers (1000 feet high), historical hotspots, sparkling waterfronts and splendid architectural marvels, the city is home to versatile lifestyles, mouth watering delicacies and a happening nightlife. Stay with us as we acquaint you with some not-to-be-missed local attractions that would surely leave you with a bucket load of memories.
Sculptures, Paintings and More
Varied culture and artistic acclaim greet you at Chicagoland. Click a picture in front of Cloud Gate in Millennium Park. Known as 'The Bean', this 110-ton ultra polished marvel is the architectural brainchild of world renowned artist Anish Kapoor. Catch the famous exhibit of 'David Bowie Is' at the Museum of Contemporary Art or take a free guided tour of Jane Addams Hull-House Museum. Chicago boasts of more than 200 art galleries. Take your pick! Enjoy brilliant theatrical and live musical performances at Park West in Lincoln Park or the Broadway. And remember, fall is the best season for arts and culture in Chicago.
How About Some Grub?
With food choices catering to every palate, Chicago can easily pass off as the world's favorite dining destination. Munch on the world famous Chicago-style pizza (stuffed with goodies like sausage or green peppers) from Pequod's in Lincoln Park or Loui Malnati's. Treat yourself to juicy burgers in Hamburger Mary's and if you happen to have a sweet tooth, savor blissful desserts from Scafuri bakery. The city has plenty of local eateries and restaurants that offer budget-friendly meals like The L'Patron (of 'tacos' fame). You may choose to slug it down at any of the pubs or bars, most celebrate happy hours 24x7.
Go out on the town!
Dive into pure fun at Millennium Park, Chicago's electrifying town square, undeniably one of its most popular tourist attractions. Sprawled over 99,000 square meters - amidst towering skyscrapers, the park amazes tourists with its landscaped gardens and innovative sculptures. Get gliding at the McCormick Tribune Ice Skating Rink or enjoy the breathtaking water show at the Buckingham Fountain. Try the 15-storey Ferris wheel at the Navy Pier for an exhilarating experience. Tap your feet to the jazz music in The Chicago Theatre and witness some cool jams from superstars that frequently perform there.
And Some More...
The John Hancock Observatory - to experience the best view of the Chicago skyline from a height of 500 feet. The Shedd Aquarium - world's largest indoor aquarium, home to over 8000 of the finest aquatic species. The Willis Tower - to walk on its sky deck is to literally walk through a cloud. Known earlier as the Sears tower this is the second tallest building in the country. A Shoreline Taxi Ride - on water between the Museum Campus and Navy Pier. For business or pleasure, Chicago is definitely a traveler's delight. Book your tickets soon and check off this city from your bucket list!