Chicago is famous for many things like architectural style, museums, fine restaurants and many more. When you are pressed for time, you can’t explore everything city offers. Hence we tell you a bout best things to do in 3 days.
Where to stay
The best place to stay is Loop District in Chicago downtown that is closer to majority of the city’s famous landscapes and attractions. There are several good hotels in area that offer accommodation at reasonable rates. Don’t forget to check hotel reviews before booking online.
The best way to start Chicago trip is by taking a Riverwalk alongside the main Chicago River in downtown. The River walk has six different civic spaces each having different recreation facilities. The River walk has a unique identity and good landscaping that gives you several photography opportunities. While walking down the river, you can learn about the history and architecture of the buildings and see the grandeur of skyscrapers.After a day out, you can head to one of the famous pizza restaurants and taste the varieties of pizza slices offered. As the sunsets, you can head to a dueling piano bar and requests your songs and enjoy music with dinner.All these activities on the first day are guaranteed fun for everyone.
A visit to the famous encyclopedic art museum (Art Institute of Chicago) should be in the list of priority on the second day.The museum is known to have a large collection of European & American decorative arts, Islamic art, Asian art, Egyptian art, ancient classical art, and modern & contemporary art.You can also find paintings of renowned painters like Vincent van Gogh’s and many others. There is so much to explore at the museum through self-guided tours or group tours.Now that you have explored the world of art. The next destination is exploring the marine life by visiting one of the world’s best aquarium-Shed Aquarium. Here you can see Nemo. Yes, you have heard right, the fish from the popular animated movie.You can also see wide variety of marine life that includes sharks, seals and more.
If you love shopping, the Magnificent Mile is the place to be.Even if you don’t love shopping, there is lot to see at this place. This shopping district has so many stores that will invoke your desire to try something new. There are several good restaurants where you can have sumptuous food. The Magnificent Mile hosts so many recreational activities that are fun to watch.If you want to see Chicago from the sky, go to 360 Chicago observation deck which is situated at the North end of Magnificent Mile. From here you can see the city from 95th floor which is an amazing experience.