What to Do in Chicago

Get to Know The Magnificent Mile

Take an alphabetical trip down Chicago's Magnificent Mile

The Secrets of Sue the TRex

Read these fun facts about Sue the TRex.

What to Do on Chicago's Lake Shore Drive

Here's where to stop along this beautiful extended stretch of urban parkway in Chicago.

Shopping in Chicago

A Guide to Shopping in Chicago

Historic Chicago Tour

Enjoy Chicago with these tour guide tips.

Millennium Park

Heading to Chicago? Then get out that camera! The Windy City offers plenty of photographic inspiration like this 110-ton-pound stainless steel sculpture -- what locals the “The Bean.” Just head to Millennium Park on the downtown waterfront for a view of the statue that reflects Chicago’s skyline. Then swing by the Magnificent Mile for a look at the new, giant-sized Marilyn Monroe sculpture – another pic fit for the scrapbook.

What to See in the Windy City

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Chicago is our kind of town: From its rise from the ashes following the Great Fire of 1871 to its stellar skyscrapers and unique style of (what else!) pizza, Chi-Town offers plenty to do … and eat!

Chicago's Sports Stadiums

Check out some of the most historic and classically built stadiums.

Chicago Harbor Lighthouse

Since 1919, the Chicago Harbor Lighthouse has served as a maritime marvel for residents of the Windy City. Situated at the very edge of Navy Pier jutting into Lake Michigan, the ruddy-roofed beacon gives off an incandescent light that often draws the gazes of passersby. It was once operated by the Coast Guard, but after deeming it an excess (though a beautiful one at that), its ownership was transferred to the City of Chicago in 2009.

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