Welcome to Chicago, the Windy City. Chicago is one of the major cities and tourist destinations in North America. Chicago is also a great town for professional sports with two Major League Baseball teams, an NBA team, an NHL team, and an NFL team. You might be in Chicago for business, for pleasure, or both. Either way, we'll help you watch the best sports, eat the best food, hit the best museums, and find the best attractions in the Windy City. Enjoy!

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Chicago Cubs MLB Baseball

The Chicago Cubs play ball in the famous Wrigley Field in located in the residential neighborhood of Lakeview. Wrigley Field is a tourist atraction all by itself, so I recommend trying to catch a Cubs game while you’re on vacation in Chicago. During games, Cub fans not in the stadium stand on Waveland Avenue, hoping […]

Millennium Park and Cloud Gate

The concept of Millennium Park was first developed in 1998 when Mayor Daley proposed an area of Grant Park be built over the unattractive parking lots and railway tracks. Completed in 2004, Millennium Park today is a $270 million, 24-acre area of unusual architecture, sculpture, and landscaping in the heart of downtown Chicago. Cloud Gate, […]

Chicago Bears football

During the 2005-2006 season the Bears surprised nearly everyone and became one of the elite teams in the NFL. They did it the old fashioned way using very tough defense and a running game to win games. Now in the 2006-2007 season the bears are off to an impressive start and have added a passing […]

Grant Park and the Art Institute of Chicago

Grant Park, a 319-acre area of land, has been preserved as a part of Chicago’s Lake Michigan waterfront. Originally named Lake Park in 1847, it was changed to Grant Park in honor of U.S. President Ulysses S. Grant in 1901. There are numerous walking trails, a paved Lake Shore Trail running the entire length of […]

Chicago Blackhawks NHL Hockey

The Chicago Blackhawks (formerly the Black Hawks) were founded in 1926. The Blackhawks are one of the Original Six NHL teams; the others were the Boston Bruins, Montreal Canadiens, Toronto Maple Leafs, New York Rangers, and Detroit Red Wings. The Blackhawks play in Chicago’s United Center. The Blackhawks are a fun team to watch. Goalies […]

The Sears Tower and The Sears Tower Skydeck

The Sears Tower, a monumental $150 million architectural feat, was designed by architect Bruce Graham in 1970 and completed in 1973. With two twin towers, it stands 1,450 — 1,730 feet high, including the main roof and the roof of the elevator penthouse, the highest that was allowed by the FAA at the time. Rising […]

The Chicago History Museum

The Chicago History Museum, known as the Chicago Historical Society for 150 years, reopened with a gala celebration in September 2006. After a $27.5 million complete renovation, the Museum on the southern edge of Lincoln Park takes its place again as a major tourist attraction in the city. Over 16,000 square feet of new and […]

DuSable Museum of African-American History

The DuSable Museum was founded in 1961 as the Ebony Museum of Negro History and Art by a group of artists and educators in Chicago including Margaret and Charles Burroughs. The Museum is the oldest and only one of its type dedicated to the preservation and interpretation of black history and culture. In 1968, the […]

Chicago Theatre

Many big-name shows come to Chicago Theater. Get tickets while you’re in Chicago because you will see a great show and one of Chicago’s famous historical landmarks. When it opened on October 26, 1921, the Chicago Theatre was called, “the Wonder Theatre of the World.” Its French Baroque style architecture is very impressive inside and […]

The Freedom Museum in McCormick Tribune Tower

The Freedom Museum, opened in April 2006, is located on the first two floors of the McCormick Tribune Tower along the Magnificent Mile in Chicago. Home to the city’s oldest newspaper, the Gothic architecture of the Tribune Tower contains stone pieces of historical significance from the Great Wall of China, the Alamo, the White House, […]

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