Chicago’s been attracting tourists since 1893’s World’s Fair, and while today’s Windy City still has a famous Ferris Wheel at Navy Pier, there’s plenty more to see. A vibrant mix of cultural enclaves and gleaming skyscrapers, Chi-Town is home to renowned museums, trend-setting restaurants, major sports teams, green public spaces and stylish hotels. Its comedy clubs have birthed some of today’s biggest stars, and its live music scene reaches its peak with the annual Pitchfork Music Festival. Discover that there’s more to the city than deep-dish pizza at the annual Taste of Chicago food festival, or join locals as they cheer on their beloved Cubs at Wrigley Field. The city is great for strolling, from the beautiful lakefront to the shops along Michigan Avenue. For kids, Shedd Aquarium, Adler Planetarium and Lincoln Park Zoo are just the beginning.
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