Chicago is a beautiful city. It borders Lake Michigan and the Chicago River runs through it, and its skyline has been said to “kick New York’s so far up the brownstone you’d need NASA to get it back” by Luxe City Guides. Some of the most influential architectural buildings in the country, even in the world, still stand here. Walk the Magnificent Mile, hop on an architectural boat tour, head to the top of the Sears Tower or ride the above-ground El train for a different view of the city.
*The Art Institute of Chicago: The second largest art museum in the country, situated on the edge of Grant Park >
Chicago Cultural Center: Music, art, performances — get it all in one beautiful, ornate space >
IMAX 3D at Navy Pier: Navy Pier sucks. But the largest flat screen in Chicago with 3D? Sign me up! >
Millennium Park: There’s more to this park than “the bean” >
Museum of Contemporary Art: One of the country’s leading contemporary art museums >
Tribune Tower: The most interesting and historical façade in the city >
*United Center: Home of the Blackhawks, the Bulls and pop music fanatics >