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Chicago, Illinois

Chicago is a vibrant city and diverse cultural hub that draws millions of visitors each year for its renowned attractions. The city is known for its world-class museums, shopping districts, and ample nightlife venues, to name a few.

Cultural Institutions

This area is home to some of the city's most-visited cultural institutions, such as the Art Institute of Chicago, Shedd Aquarium, Adler Planetarium and the Field Museum. For a more Windy City-centric education, start your vacation with a Chicago River or Lake Michigan architectural boat cruise. A boat tour can provide background on Chicago's famous skyscrapers like the Willis Tower and Tribune Tower.

Science and Technology

Explore the city's innovative roots at the Museum of Science and Industry, home to the U-505 submarine, which was captured in World War II. Visit the International Museum of Surgical Science, North America’s only museum devoted to surgery or the McCormick Bridgehouse and Chicago River Museum that celebrates the Chicago River and its world-famous movable bridges.


Chicago, home to five major American Professional sports teams, is the perfect destination for any sports enthusiast. Catch a game at Wrigley Field. Take your game day experience to the United Center, home of both the Chicago Blackhawksand Chicago Bulls. When the United Center doesn't have the ice out, you can cheer on the six-time NBA Champion team.


Enjoy window-shopping along the quintessential Michigan Avenue's Magnificent Mile.

Family Friendly

Family-friendly, Chicago-style fun includes a spin around the Navy Pier Ferris wheel and taking pictures of the Chicago skyline with your reflection in Cloud Gate, the bean-shaped sculpture in Millennium Park. For more kid-friendly attractions, consider the Chicago Children's Museum, Lincoln Park Zoo and Maggie Daley Park, where ice skating is offered every winter.


Enjoy a concert at the Frank Gehry-designed Jay Pritzker Pavilion, where the state-of-the-art sound system mimics the acoustics of an indoor concert hall. Stroll along the Chicago Riverwalk, explore an up-and-coming neighborhood or see an improv comedy show at The Second City.

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