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Five of Chicago’s Best Attractions

Posted in Life in Chicago by Greg on 17 Jun 2014

Chicago is a very big city with beautiful buildings, some great restaurants, and many places worth visiting.

Below are some of our favorite places in Chicago.

1. Willis Tower Observation Deck

The Willis Tower (formerly the Sears Tower) is one of the largest buildings in the world! it is 442 meters tall and has 108 stories. On the observation deck, there are glass boxes outside of the building, and you feel like you are floating! The views from the observation deck are stunning.

2. Shedd Aquarium

Whether you like fish or not, the Shedd Aquarium is a really interesting place to visit. There are dolphin shows, interactive exhibits where you can touch fish, and more.

3. Museum of Science and Industry

With over 2,000 exhibits in 75 major halls, you can spend even more than a whole day here! There are also live science experiments, real historical artifacts, and interactive exhibits in the museum as well.

4. Navy Pier

Navy Pier is Chicago’s park. It’s on the lakeshore, and many boats can be seen. The main attraction at Navy Pier is the Ferris wheel. It’s 45 meters tall! There is an 18-hole mini golf course, a carousel, many restaurants, a stage for concerts at night, and a great view of the city.

5. Lincoln Park Zoo

The Lincoln Park Zoo is home to many animals from a wide variety of species, including about 1,100 animals from more than 200 species. There are 10 major exhibits and a nature boardwalk with a good view of the city. Whether you like animals or not, you will definitely find the zoo interesting!