Few days left of summer! Here are the top 4 reasons to visit Chicago
Chicago is one of the most beautiful places to visit during the summer months. The Windy City has a lot to offer and many free activities from June through September. The time to visit is now! Here are our top 4 reasons to visit Chicago during the summer.
Chicago’s skyline is considered to be one of the great achievements of the modern architecture. The Windy City was rebuilt after the Great Fire in 1871 and the city planners did an amazing job using glass, steel and stone structures to build new skyscrapers. The city’s architecture has become the new model for buildings around the world. Hop on a Chicago River or a Lake Michigan cruise tour to appreciate the skyline from the water. Chicago was also home to Frank Lloyd Wright, one of the most celebrated architects in history. His designs can be seen throughout the city at places like the Robie House.
26 Miles of walking, running or biking the lakefront
You can get the most stunning, spectacular views of the city by walking, running or biking the 26 miles of lakefront. Don’t forget to bring your camera to snap incredible pictures. Chicagoans like to kick back with a cool beverage and perfect their tan on any of the 26 sandy beaches along the beach.
Museums & Art Galleries
The Chicago artistic world consist of 60 museums and 90 art galleries that will help enriched your cultural side. The Museum of Campus is one of the most popular areas as it attracts thousands of visitors per day. A little further south you will find the biggest science museum on the Western Hemisphere, the Museum of Science and Industry. Also, the Chicago Cultural Center hosts some of the largest and most popular exhibits from local, national and international artists. On top of all this, the Art Institute of Chicago is one of the most renowned museums in the world.
You will be impressed by the amazing gastronomy that exists in Chicago. The fusion of food is spectacular and there are over 5000 restaurants that you can choose from. From gourmet to street, the quality of food at all price points will blow you away. Be sure to try some of the city’s famous sausages and some slices of deep dish pizza
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