Chicago is the third largest city in the U.S. The city has the bustle of New York but not the mess. Chicago's skyscrapers are arranged in an orderly fashion, presenting a breathtaking skyline. What's more, it is also home to famous attractions such as the University of Chicago, a top institution, and the only Baha'i Church in North America.
For all these reasons one cannot refuse to visit Chicago.
When you come to Chicago, you can first purchase a CityPass, which costs $106/per adult and $89/per child. Although not cheap, the CityPASS includes most of Chicago's attractions: Shedd Aquarium - PRIORITY ENTRY; Skydeck Chicago - FAST PASS; The Field Museum - VIP ENTRY; Museum of Science and Industry OR 360 CHICAGO Observation Deck - EXPRESS ENTRY; Adler Planetarium - VIP ENTRY OR Art Institute of Chicago - FAST PASS. Most of the tickets for the attractions belong to fast express or VIP entry, so you can save a lot of time in line, which is very suitable for tourists who don't have enough time to travel. If you don't want to rent a car and find uber cabs too expensive, then you can consider using
Divvy shared bikes in the city! $3/trip Only one trip, up to 30 minutes ride
$15/day Unlimited trips within 24 hours, not only save money but also enjoy the scenery of the city during the ride. For accommodation, this article recommends that readers choose downtown hotels, if not the peak season, downtown hotel prices are still not so expensive, with the average price of about 110 U.S. dollars/night. stay in the downtown hotel is convenient to reach some of the city's attractions, and the downtown area is also safer.
The Art Institute of Chicago is a very large and worthwhile art museum, and if you don't know which exhibits are worth visiting, you can pick up a map at the entrance of the museum, which shows the highlights of each floor. This is a landmark that every tourist must take pictures of. Next, head to Willis Tower to experience Skydeck Chicago, which is a unique experience to stand on the clear glass and see the city from above. A similar experience is 360 Chicago, which differs from Skydeck in that you can stand in front of the glass window and then the window will tilt forward and you will feel like you are lying over Chicago. But this is not included in the admission fee, $7 per ride, but still worth a try.
If you are visiting Chicago with children, then you can 1 visit Lincoln Park Zoo, this zoo not only has free admission but also has many animals, which is perfect for parent-child travel. If you are a pizza lover, then you can't miss the Chicago speciality deep-dish pizza! Giordano's pizza is so hot that if you don't reserve the popular pizza in advance, then you may have to wait in line for a long time to get it. In the evening, this article recommends visitors stroll around Navy Pier, Navy Pier's official website will have a schedule of fireworks shows, and if you are lucky you can find a suitable location to enjoy the fireworks.