Chicago – Best Of

    Published: 06-16-2009
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    Is Chicago in your travel plans? See the top things to do from award winning theater, to the world’s best cuisine, to lots of fun for the family all year around.

    Female Speaker: Follow the lead of thousands who flock to this city from all parts of the globe, and see for yourself why Chicago is the city ranked number one in number one rankings. The city offers four seasons of fun and festivals celebrated Chicago style. From beach front activities in the summer, to ice skating in the winter, as well as miles of lake front paths and parks to explore with a tour or on your own, by bike, segway, bus or boat. The city's architecture is among the finest in the world, the Wrigley Building, the Cadillac Palace Theater and the Willis Tower are among the treasure trove of architectural wonders. As are the prairie style homes developed by the famed Frank Llyod Wright. Navy Pier's acres of rides and fun make it a must see on land, while the Skydeck Ledge and the John Hancock observatory are must sees from up above. Other to do should include a greeting to the animals at the free Lincoln Park or Brookfield zoos. And a visit to American Girl place, the first of its kind in the US. When it comes to eats, Chicago is the best restaurant city in America, teaming with classics and comforts, gourmet meals and ethnic dishes, award winning fine dinning establishments and celebrity chefs. If you love to shop, welcome to Paradise. From world class department stores to dazzling boutiques and eclectic markets. Chicago shopping scene is truly second to none. When you want to see the next big thing, see it in Chicago, home to five Tony award winning theater companies and the birth place of Improv. The city is also a proud host of original world premier productions along with breath taking ballet, opera and symphony. The city is a musical Mecca, tracing its blues and jazz roots back generations, and you will find everything from Rock to Indie, heavy metal to soul. Those seeking culture or knowledge, history or art, science or nature will find it in Chicago's myriad of museums. Sport are more than a past time here, they are simply a way of life. The Cubs and the White Sox, the Bears and the Blackhawks, the Bulls, the Sky and the Fire, whatever the season, you have a team to root for in Chicago. And getting here, that's easy thanks to two international airports, first class train stations and public transportation, outdoor and indoor welcome paths and navigation friendly streets. Leaving, that's the hard part. Come, experience Chicago and find out why it's truly in a class by itself.