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Chicago Tourist Guide

 Chicago is among the biggest city in the United States that is full of culture, entertainment and history. The harbor of this city is open to Lake Michigan and then bisects the city to add it beauty. Although more than a third of the structures in this city were completely damaged during the great fire of 1871, the city has risen from ashes to be among the biggest cities in the world full of architectural wonders. There are many places that you can visit in this city. Among the best tourist attractions are as illustrated below:

Wander around Millennium Park

Among the Chicago's major attraction for both local and international tourist is the Millennium Park. The park is in 24.5 acres of land and located at the city center. It offers lot of green lounging space, structural art, refreshments and striking architecture. The favorite places in this park are the crown fountain. These are two towers that are made of grass bricks across granite square where adults and children like to busk during the summer. Another popular site in the park is the cloud gate, which is a huge stainless steel structure that is highly-polished in order to reflect the surrounding greenery, people and skyline.

Having lunch at the loop

The loop is the Chicago's central business district that is most lively during the day time. Here you can enjoy different meals from all corners of the world such as Caribbean foods, Mexican foods just to mention a few.

Chicago museums

The city of Chicago also offers variety of museums that local and international tourists visit throughout the year. Among the popular museums are Shedd Aquarium, Aldler Planetarium and the Field Museum of Natural History. These museums are among the greatest museums in the world. They show numerous showcases such as deep ocean creatures, dinosaurs' bones and a space tours.

Lincoln Park Zoo

If you are visiting this city with your family, then planning to visit Lincoln Park Zoo is very important. The park is the home to several Chicago statures, attractions, playground and beaches. It's the largest park in the city. Here, you will find different species of animals form different part of the world, including pandas and dolphins. Your kids can really have fun at this park.

Sears Tower

Until the year 1996, sears towers was the tallest building in the world. Tourist flock into this sky scrapper to have a view of the city of Chicago. The 110 story building is 1454 feet tall and it dominates Chicago skyline.

Chicago Children's Museum

At this museum, there are new activities on daily basis and hand on exhibits that makes the visit to be unforgettable for young children and their parents. Young teenagers and kids will love this place.

Browse an extensive collection of arts

The Art Institute of Chicago is the home for great arts. At this institute, you can view different photography collections. The American 1900-1950 collections are available in a great detail at this school.

As you can see, there are many places that you can visit in Chicago. Of course the city has plenty more to offer but the above ones are the most popular. It is a great city, if you have an opportunity to visit it, you will definitely have a fantastic time. 

Learn more about Chicago

Learn more about Chicago with Chicago Front. It features several Chicago attractions for people planning a trip.