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About Chicago

Chicago is one of the central midwestern United States' hot tourism cities and transportation hubs. Located on the banks of tranquil Lake Michigan, it is sometimes called "the Windy City". The skyscrapers of Chicago stand tall like a forest of buildings. Many of them are unique architectural landmarks that are a gorgeous representation of the region. All sorts of people historically have immigrated to Chicago, bringing their culture, food and music to the city, and have woven it all together into a brightly colored tapestry. The passion of baseball games and the beat of lively music are puzzle pieces that make up the city’s astounding energy. With regards to the field of public arts, Chicago is even more of a leader. Creative sculptures and brightly painted walls line public parks, green spaces and the city’s famous commercial district, the Magnificent Mile.

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Millennium Park
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City Park
Millennium Park is a large public park in Chicago, Illinois. It is the most famous section of Grant Park, and is home to most of the park’s attraction highlights, namely the Cloud Gate sculpture. The park is one of the largest green roofs in the world, as it was built on top of parking garages and a railroad yard. Chicagoans take great pride in the park, and no expense is spared in keeping it clean and trim.
Willis Tower
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Observation Deck
Hate waiting for elevators? You might want to consider finding yourself a job inside the former headquarters of Sears, Roebuck, and Company; it has 103 of them so, chances are, there will always be one waiting for you. The skyscraper, formerly known as the Sears Tower (a name which is still commonly used), is actually nine square buildings bundled together; an engineering strategy to help the 110 storey structure resist Chicago’s infamously high winds. When it finished construction in 1974, it was the world’s tallest building at 1,451 feet. The 110 storey building lost that title to the Petronas Towers in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia in 1998. The Skydeck, on the 103rd floor, allows visitors the best view of the city and provides an interactive experience. Those with a strong constitution can even step out into one of several glass boxes that hang over the building’s ledge.
Art Institute of Chicago
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Museum
The Art Institute of Chicago is an art museum in Chicago’s Grant Park. It is most famous for its Impressionist and Post-Impressionist collections. Some of the more notable works include Monet’s Haystacks, Toulouse-Lautrec’s Moulin Rouge and Hopper’s Nighthawks.
Historic Rt 66 Begin Sign
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The starting point for Route 66 is a brown sign that says "Route 66 Begin", which stands at the beginning of Route 66. Route 66 is the mother's road to the United States. It runs through the East and was once a dynamic artery in this country. Its destination is in Santa Monica, California on the West Coast, and the starting point is in Chicago.

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Virtual getaway!!!!! With much of the world effectively confined indoors to combat the spread of COVID-19, we’re increasingly forced to come up with new ways to entertain ourselves. It seems ages ago when you could go to the local cinema for a movie or perhaps take in an opera or concert. Many of us crave not just the high-quality entertainment but the comradery that comes with shared cultural experiences. Fortunately some of the world’s great performing arts institutions have responded with a wealth of online offerings. Performances of various sorts are prerecorded or streamed live, allowing anyone the chance to snag a front row seat at the Metropolitan Opera or the Berlin Philharmonic. Here is a partial list we’ve compiled to help you get through this period of physical distancing.
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Flights : There are 2 airports in Chicago: O’Hare International Airport and Midway International Airport. O’Hare International Airport primarily serves the international routes and many cities in the world have direct flights to it, while the Midway International Airport largely caters to domestic flights.

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The best time to visit Chicago is from June to August. This is when the weather is warm and sunny, and very conducive for outdoor activities, beaches and the music festivals. From November to March, the weather turns cold and windy and it is not suitable for outdoor activities. Come April-May and September-October, you would experience the changing of the seasons whereby the weather changes quickly; the temperature is lower in the mornings and nights and it is advisable to bring along more warm clothing.

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I recommended North Avenue Beach, Montrose Beach, 12th Street Beach, Chicago Riverwalk, Ohio Street Beach.
Here are the absolute best restaurants in Chicago: Lou Malnati's Pizzeria (River North), Gino's East, Longman & Eagle, Billy Goat Tavern, Girl & the Goat.
Here are the best places to visit in Chicago, including: Lincoln Park Zoo, The Field Museum, Shedd Aquarium, Adler Planetarium & Astronomy Museum, Museum of Science and Industry.
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