Vibrant, friendly Chicago awaits you. Enjoy everything and more this great city has to offer in the next days. The history of Chicago and Illinois comes alive when you take the Chicago Architecture Foundation’s Architectural River Cruise. Learn why Chicago is known for its innovative architecture. Be sure to take in the Field Museum, Art Institute of Chicago and Shedd Aquarium.
Chicago's premier Museum Campus of world class facilities includes the Shedd Aquarium, the Adler Planetarium and the Field Museum, home of the largest, most complete Tyrannosaurus Rex ever discovered. You can get a great view of the city from the Sears Tower, the Skydeck Chicago and The John Hancock Observatory with it's sweeping views spanning the 4 states of Indiana, Michigan, Wisconsin and Illinois.
Also, don't miss the chance to have breakfast at Lou Mitchell's where the original Route 66 began. Arts lovers who enjoy the outdoors should plan to take a Chicago Architecture Walking Tour past all the great historic structures or take a Mercury Cruise out onto Lake Michigan to see the skyline from a different perspective.
Highlights: Explore the Magnificent Mile—a veritable mecca for shoppers. Walk miles of sandy beaches along ocean-like waters. Savor Michelin starred cuisine and browse works of art that begin in museums and spill into city squares and lakeside parks.