The Windy City of Chicago is beautiful through and through with her captivating views and magnificent sights. From the architecture and the beautiful skylines to the art museums, to the amazing array of delicious to foods, down to the love of sports in this city, you’re sure to be blown away by the things you’ll find.
There is an unbelievable array of food you’ll find. Whether you’re a lover of Italian, Vietnamese, Mexican, Gourmet or even street food, you’ll find something for you everywhere you turn to. If you’re visiting during the winter, you just might catch the Chicago Restaurant Week. In July, you can have a taste of Chicago and her amazingly diverse dining community in the nation’s premier outdoor food festival, Taste of Chicago. September holds a great opportunity for food in the form of the Chicago Gourmet.
Beer lovers can tour the breweries in the “Greatest Drinking City in America” as named by GQ magazine. Asides the Festival of Barrel Aged Beer in September and the Chicago Craft Beer Week every May, there are still over 30 annual beer festivals and tasting events you can go to.
Feed your sights with the gawk-inducing architecture you’ll find everywhere in Chicago from the Wrigley Building, to the renowned Tribune Building with its stones from historic buildings around the world, to the Hancock Building to the beautiful panoramic views from 94th floor of the TILT experience at 360° CHICAGO. The list is indeed endless. If you’re not one for heights, the suburban Oak Park, where you’ll find works of Frank Lloyd Wright is another place you can visit.
Art is abound on the streets of Chicago. From the impressionist works of art at the Art Institute, to paintings at the Museum of Mexican Art, there is a wide array of art galleries (over 60 museums and 90 galleries) you can explore.
Nature lovers can enjoy sunny days on the beach and strolls in plentiful parks as well as the lakefront in Chicago. There are over 5000 gardens you can pick from. Sports lovers would definitely find something for them in the Sports City of Chicago.
Shop till you drop at the 13-block stretch of Michigan Avenue, dubbed The Magnificent Mile or Mag Mile where you’ll find is three indoor malls and 50 flagship stores. And the night life is equally amazing.
Music lover? You’re not left out either. Chicago has such rich musical history running through her veins. Some of the festivals you can witness are the annual Jazz Festival in August, Blues Festival, World Music Festival, Grant Park Music Festival and Pitchfork.