One of the most respected art museums in the world, The Art Institute of Chicago houses a collection of close to 300,000 pieces. In addition to its vast permanent collection the museum hosts many special exhibitions and holds hundreds of lectures and performances throughout the year.
Founded in 1879 and in... more »
Built in 1893 for the World’s Exposition, the palatial outward appearance of The Museum of Science and Industry is fitting for this is one of Chicago’s biggest and most substantial cultural attractions. This Chicago icon is the largest science museum in the Western Hemisphere and houses a wide ranging collection... more »
An exciting entertainment area filled with rides, shops, museums and restaurants Navy Pier is one of Chicago’s biggest attractions. Sightseeing boat tours and lakeshore dinner cruises are also available from the pier offering a fantastic view of the city skyline day or night. Every Wednesday and Saturday night from May... more »
Millennium Park is a world class urban area known for its superbly designed concert pavilion and its many outdoor performances and exhibitions. The visionary concert venue is complimented by a modern take on the town square, welcoming visitors with interesting sculptures and fountains, fusing technology with art in unique and... more »
With its bright and glittering marquee made famous in movies and television the Chicago Theatre is instantly recognizable. The elegant lobby and majestic auditorium take visitors back to a time of opulence – the early 1920’s, at the dawn of Hollywood’s golden age. Today it stands as a national icon... more »
Situated on the north side of downtown and along Chicago’s stunning lake shore, Lincoln Park is the city’s largest park; an inviting green space where the entire day can be spent enjoying the outdoors. Excellent bike paths and walking trails make exploring Lincoln Park a breeze and with its miles... more »
Baseball is America’s pastime, and what better way to experience it than a visit to one of the most historic stadiums in the country, Wrigley Field in Chicago - host to five World Series games between 1929 and 1945.
Wrigley Field was built in 1914 and has been home to the... more »
Truly one of the great avenues in the United States, North Michigan Avenue – or The Magnificent Mile as it’s known - is a hub of activity and centre of style and home to some of the finest hotels, shopping, food and events to be found anywhere in the world.
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Chicago is a place known for its architecture. Frank Lloyd Wright is one of those great American architects who called Chicago home and there are many fine examples of his work throughout the city and around the world. One of the most significant is the Robie House located in the... more »
Chicago is a city filled with great museums and interesting attractions and one of the most popular is America’s first planetarium, the Adler Planetarium and Astronomy Museum. Located in Chicago’s world renowned Museum Campus which also encompasses the Field Museum and Shedd Aquarium, the Adler sits along the shores of... more »
Often referred to as Chicago’s front yard, Grant Park is where Chicago comes together. Situated between the Chicago Loop and Lake Michigan this beautifully landscaped park features the famous Buckingham Fountain, Millennium Park and lovely gardens landscaped in the Beaux Arts style typically found in the United States between 1880... more »
What better way to view the stunning skyline of Chicago than from the 100 story perch of the John Hancock Observatory. Located at the top of the sixth tallest building in the Western Hemisphere the observatory offers uninterrupted 360 degree views of the city and Lake Michigan and across four... more »