Places To See In Magnificent Chicago City
The reason Chicago is called the "City of the Big Shoulders" since 1916 because of its world-class museums and dozens of cultural attractions that attracts visitors not just from U.S but from all over the world. One visiting Chicago must make a plan to see city’s mesmerizing and thriving commercial and industrial ventures. Carrying a large population this place gets crowdie in peak months but one cannot deny the fact that this city really hums with energy.
Let’s discuss why Chicago is considered as the best tourist attraction and what the great places to visit there.
Whether you are with family or alone, it’s not a wise idea to miss out Shedd. It’s a popular aquarium that contains some amazing species and every year more than 2 million tourists visit it. The actual name of this place is John G. Shedd Aquarium and it is considered as Chicago’s most visited cultural attraction. That’s not all; on a walking distance you will see Field Museum and Adler Planetarium.
Probably the tallest building of the city situated at Western Hemisphere beckons atop of the Willis Tower. The previous name for Skydeck Chicago was Sears Tower. Every year nearly 1.3 million tourists visit its 103rd floor as known as observation deck, which is basically 412.4 meters above ground level.
Chicago Lakefront Trail
Once Chicago was known as a ‘city by lake’, it’s true that Lake Michigan makes Chicago even more beautiful. Once in Chicago, make sure you see Lakefront Trail which is 18-mile path where you can take a morning walk or just sit and enjoy the skyline as it moves alongside you, on a boat. It’s a crowdie place in summers, maybe because it has world class beaches, parks, gardens, playgrounds, and much more.
Art Institute of Chicago
It should be number one place to visit especially if this is your first time to Chicago and if you are an art lover. AIC is considered as the number one museum in the world and it is definitely one of the top things to see in Chicago. One can take pleasure from the famous masterpieces like American Gothic Degas, van Gogh, Gauguin, Monet.