Amongst skyscrapers condominiums, historic hotels, and the hustle and bustle of one of North America’s most populated cities lies a place of serenity, and inspiration for global change.
Sights & Activities
On January 1st the Hancock observatory will open its doors to the public and invite you to experience Skating in the Sky. Show off your signature moves while gliding 1,000 feet above Michigan Ave and Lake Shore Drive all the while cozy in an indoor environment.
Frank Lloyd Wright’s houses do not look like the hand-in-hand paper doll chains of repetition you find on suburban streets across America today.
Chicago isn’t exactly a hiker’s haven, and the amount of outdoorsy activities can sometimes seem limited. Kayak Chicago is a great way to feed the outdoorsman inside you, offering great water activities for the nature-loving city dweller.
River boat tours focusing on Chicago’s unique and diverse buildings are a fun, relaxing way to learn about the city for both visitors and long-time residents.
The Chicago CityPASS lets you skip the lines and the high prices! Check out some of the city’s best museums and attractions with this easy discount pass.
Lions and Tigers and Bears…OH MY! Dorothy may have been frightened by these large mammals, but even she would enjoy a visit to Chicago’s expansive Brookfield Zoo.
Stearns Quarry is essentially an urban oasis, and one of the best spots on the city for a picnic.
The Chicago Center for Green Technology is an amazing space dedicated to the future of our city’s environment. Check it out to learn more about the mind-blowing eco-friendly possibilities to come.
Perhaps the city’s most enchanting feature, Promontory Point Park opened to the public in 1937. It exists as a place where Chicago can be picked up, turned around, flipped upside down and seen all over again with new eyes.
The lakefront is a great place to stroll, exercise, eat, get some sun, or even just people watch. Check out these tips for enjoying a day on the lake!
Chicago’s Historic Water Tower, apart from being a landmark as one of the only city buildings to survive the Chicago Fire, holds the city visitor center as well as the City Gallery.
Since its construction, the Wrigley Building on Michigan Avenue has been a Chicago architectural icon, adorned by two towers and large clock with faces pointing all directions.
Where can you see the Colosseum and the Taj Mahal in the same afternoon? Look no further than the Tribune Tower.