Chicago, Illinois, is often referred to as the Windy City. It is a popular destination for shoppers, with Magnificent Mile and Navy Pier offering a range of shopping and restaurant facilities. There are many good museums in Chicago, including the Field Museum and the Art Institute of Chicago. Flights are available to Chicago from most major cities in the US, with major carriers including United Airlines and American Airlines. Flight times from New York is just over 2 hours and from Los Angeles is around 4 hours. For further information visit www.choosechicago.com.
Chicago is the major metropolis of America's
heartland, with three million people hustling and bustling in the
city of skyscrapers that appears to rise straight out of the waters
of Lake Michigan, in northern Illinois. Once a gangster's hang-out
synonymous with infamous names such as Al Capone and Bonny and
Clyde, the 'windy city' today has a squeaky-clean reputation as an
international business and commercial capital boasting an eclectic
mix of architecture, world-class theatre, art exhibitions, and
The Field Museum Chicago
Chicago's awesome Field Museum of Natural
History in Lake Shore Drive is home to 'Sue', the largest and most
complete Tyrannosaurus Rex fossil ever found.
Frank Lloyd Wright's Home Chicago
America's most renowned architect lived and
worked in the complex, which served as private residence, studio
and architectural laboratory for the first twenty years of his
career, between 1889 (when he was 22) and 1909.
Lincoln Park Chicago
Lincoln Park, beginning at North Avenue and
following the shore of Lake Michigan northwards for several miles,
is Chicago's largest park.
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