Urbanvacations’s Weblog

August 22, 2008

Chicago Illinois with FriendsTravel.com as a destination

With attractions and activities galore, Chicago is everyone’s kind of town. See all the famous sights, then catch a show in the theater district or a Cubs game at historic Wrigley Field, followed by a late night visit to a blues club or jazz bar. Culture hounds will delight in the multitude of museums, including the prestigious Art Institute and the Chicago Historical Society. Families will find plenty to do at Navy Pier and to explore at the Field Museum and the Lincoln Park Zoo.

You could spend all day strolling through Hyde Park or shopping along the Magnificent Mile. Discover vibrant ethnic neighborhoods, architectural landmarks, delicious restaurants and world-class hotels. From the top of the Sears Tower to the shores of Lake Michigan, Chicago offers so much to do, visitors keep coming back for more.

“Chi-town” surprises many newcomers who do not expect so much abundant and accessible green space – including many miles of public lakefront parks – in such a large American city. Better-known assets include the entire range of big city perks and activities – from major sports teams and museums to world famous restaurants and a sizzling music scene. The local GLBT celebration attracts half a million people for its annual parade, and scores of them stay each year to become fulltime residents of the numerous architecture-rich neighborhoods found in the wonderful Windy City.

  • Top-Rated Attractions
    1. Wrigley Field
    2. Chicago Food Planet Food Tours
    3. Bobby’s Bike Hike
    4. Supernatural Chicago
    5. Art Institute of Chicago
    6. John Hancock Center / Observatory
    7. Millennium Park
    8. Wendella Sightseeing Boats
    9. Chicago Architecture Foundation
    10. Shoreline Sightseeing
    11. CHICAGO@FriendsTravel.com
    12. AMTRAK@FriendsTravel.com
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