Chicago- A City of History, Sports, and More.
It’s more than just the ‘Windy City’, and much more than just an ordinary city on the water. Chicago is home to more than 3 million people, in 77 district neighborhoods. It is estimated that Chicago has 86 millions visitors annually.
This extraordinary city has so much to offer, including sites like Millennium Park, Navy Pier, and the Chicago Cultural Center. All offer numerous performances, museums, and art shows. Depending on the length of your stay, there is always something to see and something to do in this very busy city.
Located on the southwestern shore of Lake Michigan, the city is traversed by both the Chicago River and the Calumet River, which gives it a multitude of water attractions that are perfect in the summertime.
Chicago is also a very passionate sports town, supporting home team such as Chicago Cubs, the Chicago Bulls, and the Chicago Bears. Chicago is also known for its rich history. In 1884, Chicago was home to the first skyscraper. It was also home to the start of the historic Route 66, and the Sears Tower, built in 1974 that is still the tallest building in North America. Chicago was also the birthplace countless inventions like the car radio and the TV remote control.
This city offers much more than meets the eye. With its interesting history and dedication to sports, Chicago is a great place to visit and see.