Cloud Gate and a hot dog: 12 things to do in Chicago
Getting into some new city, I want to do more interesting things. Chicago is one of those megacities where there are a lot of entertainments for travelers. Author TVS Visa Blog on Yandex.Zen put together a list of 12 items that you absolutely must do in Chicago.
Next - from the first person.
Take a picture against the backdrop of the famous sculpture of Anish Kapoor Cloud Gate, otherwise you are unlikely to believe that you were in Chicago. The giant mirror drop has long been the main symbol of the city.
Sail on a speedboat on Lake Michigan. The water offers stunning views of the city, especially during sunset. You can take an architectural tour - they will tell you about different skyscrapers that can be seen from the water. The lake, by the way, is quite clean, in the summer they bathe in it.
Get to know the history of the city at the Chicago History Museum, the Chicago History Museum.
Lie on the lawns of Millennium and Lincoln parks. In the Millennium, a funny fountain is installed, on which the faces of the inhabitants of the city are broadcast.
Spend a romantic evening on the Navy Pier pier. There is a pleasant atmosphere, many cozy restaurants and entertainment: a 45-meter ferris wheel, an old carousel, a mini-golf course, etc.
Take a look at the city from a height of 412 meters at the observation deck of the Willis Tower.
Buy fancy souvenirs at Edgewater Antique Mall - a huge antiques store.
Try the Chicago hot dog at the iconic Portillo's Hot Dogs. The peculiarity of the local hot dog is that it has a sweet bun with poppy seeds, and inside there is a pickle.
Go to the Brookfield Zo Zoo. It is unique in that it accurately reproduces the natural habitat of polar bears, grizzlies, Mexican wolves, bison and ravens.
Watch a movie in the cozy cinema Music Box. There they show only an art house, documentaries and a cult movie. Often night sessions are arranged.
See the masterpieces of the Impressionists and great artists of the XIII-XVII centuries in the museum The Art Institute of Chicago.
Walk along the Chicago Riverwalk to enjoy the city’s mesmerizing architectural landscape. Here you can dine in the cozy restaurant and then go for a walk on the water.
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