Let’s Have A GRAND Weekend Getaway In Chicago! Chicago or Chi-Town as it is affectionately called is loaded with excitement and fun. Here are a few must see and do activities when visiting which are sure to prove a grand time. Known for it’s a great theater, rich history, Wrigley’s Field and dynamic cuisine there is so much more to Chi-Town. Below is a list of a few. Enjoy….
Chicago Walking Food Tour ~
Is a great year round alternative to the famous Taste of Chicago. With this tour you sample your way through Chicago’s most popular food districts. From the Walnut Room at Macy’s to the lobbies of some of the most desired Chicago cuisine you are guaranteed to delight your taste buds.
Chicago Cubs & Wrigley Field ~
All who know baseball know about this famous field. Wrigley, named for William Wrigley, the chewing gum magnate, became famous during World War I as a result of the World Series. Built in 1914, home to the Chicago Cubs since 1920, Wrigley Field is the second oldest ballpark in the nation for major league baseball.
John G Shedd Aquarium ~
Placed along Lake Michigan and within Grant Park’s Museum Campus Chicago the aquarium houses over 32,000 aquatic animals from around the world! It is one of the largest indoor aquariums in the world and a must see.
Lincoln Park Zoo ~
One of the oldest zoos in the country Lincoln Park houses over 1,200 animals from 230 different species. The zoo is free to all and open all 365 days! How can you not add this into your weekend?
Magnificent Mile ~
Michigan Avenue is the Magnificent Mile. Chicago’s largest shopping district presents hundreds of retail stores, restaurants, museums and hotels. This is the strip for Chicago. Loaded with historical landmarks and some of the tallest buildings in the United States it is no wonder it is affectionately termed the Magnificent Mile. [Read More…]