Chicago or the “Windy City” is definitely one of the exciting cities of USA. The city has a perfect blend of modernity and traditional values. There are lots of things to do in Chicago. The city is full of museums and annual festivals.
If you are a history buff then there is no reason why you should not like Chicago. Take you time to visit the Arts District, Loop Retail Historic District and Gold Coast Historic District. When you visit these places, you will get an idea of Chicago of the past.
The city has something for everyone. If you have kids with you on your visit to Chicago, then make a point to visit the Lincoln Park Zoo. The kids will love the huge animal collection including the dolphins and the pandas. If you want more fun then go towards Brookfield zoo which has more than 450 species. You can spend an entire day in Brookfield zoo.
There are many people in this world who simply loves art & culture. You can get plenty of options in this city. Science buffs can go to Chicago Center for Green Technology and Museum of Science and Industry. Those who love arts cannot afford to miss the Arts Institute of Chicago and Hyde Park Arts Center. If you still have time then you can check out the Adler Planetarium or the Chicago History Museum.
Still not happy? Then visit President Obama’s house in the city, the Hancock Observatory, Chicago Cultural Center and the Sears Tower. The Water Tower and Navy Pier are also very interesting but you should only visit these when you have completed the tour of the other spots. Lest I forget, do not miss out on the Chicago Chocolate Tour which is fun, delicious and mind-boggling. You can actually savor the flavor of different kinds of chocolates.
Chicago is a very fun filled city known for its wildlife, attractions and decent shopping. The city is not full of tourists like New York but those have come here for holidays do not repent at all. The city has quality dining places and a good number of accommodations that will suit the taste of every traveler and every budget.