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Chicago (The Windy City):  Are you looking for a city enriched with cultural diversity alongside world-class museums among other great attractions? Then, Chicago is your ultimate destination.  Not only is Chicago greatly known for its pizza, Wrigley field, and the Great Chicago fire, but it also has many unique architectural marvels and beautiful attractions to visit.

When in Chicago, you will find some of the world's top notch spots, monuments and other sights to see.   Below are some of the popular places that will make your visit even more memorable.

The Shedd Aquarium

This is a cultural attraction that many have visited to get entertained, inspired and acquainted with the life of water ways and oceans. The aquarium features wild reef, oceanarium, and Amazon River exhibits and it conserves over 80 habitats with about 1,500 species.

Shedd AquariumCredit: By Fritz Geller-Grimm (Own work) [CC-BY-SA-2.5 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.5) or CC-BY-SA-2.5 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.5)], via Wikimedia Commons

Adler planetarium

The planetarium which also accommodates 2 star-gazing theatres is America's oldest and first planetarium that will bring you as a visitor face-to-face with the universe. You will discover a variety of antique instruments, an intensive ambience and a variety of other attractive exhibits. It also will offer you an opportunity to have fascinating views of the entire city's skyline.

Adler AquariumCredit: By Shoffman11 at en.wikipedia [Public domain], from Wikimedia Commons

Museum of Science and Industry.

The museum is the largest science center in the entire Western Hemisphere with incredible exhibits and exhilarating activities for both children and adults to learn about. If you are looking for an educational experience alone or with your family, then the museum of Science and Industry is the ideal place.

Museum of Science and IndustryCredit: By Игорь Феденко.Ingvar-fed at ru.wikipedia [CC-BY-3.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0)], from Wikimedia Commons

Millennium Park

This attraction should be of interest to distinguished travelers and tourists visiting Chicago. The park is one of the country's newest spots offering musical performances and various impressive concerts throughout the year. These events all take place at the dramatic pavilion. The cloud gate sculpture is an attraction that you will also find interesting as you'll get to see your own reflection against the city's skyline.

Millenium ParkCredit: By Headsillroll (Own work) [CC-BY-SA-3.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0)], via Wikimedia Commons

Lakefront Bicycle Tour

With this tour, you will get to enjoy 3 fun hours of bicycle riding with other travelers and locals while you take in the beautiful sights alongside of beautiful Lake Michigan.  You will be riding 8 miles and will experience some of the city's greatest parks, beaches, and key attractions as well.

Lakefront Bike Trail(124541)Credit: By http://www.flickr.com/photos/katjung/ (http://www.flickr.com/photos/katjung/199062645/) [CC-BY-SA-2.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.0)], via Wikimedia Commons

Chicago Food Planet Tours

Allow yourself a 3 hour experience of food & drink tasting and a walking tour of Chicago's history, culture, and dazzling architecture.  During this tour you get to taste various amazing foods from speciality and ethnic stores.

 

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With these tours, cultural attractions and museums in Chicago, you can rest assured you'll have exciting experiences during your visit.   I hope you have a great trip.

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