Located on sprawling 24.5 acres of land, Millennium Park sits close to north of the Art Institute of Chicago. The spectacular park boasts of cutting-edge art, architecture and landscaping and features Jay Pritzker Pavilion, an outdoor concert venue, the interactive Crown Fountain, Lurie Garden, and the Cloud Gate sculpture on the AT&T Plaza.
Art Institute of Chicago
Check out amazing pieces of artworks at Art Institute of Chicago, which is popular for Impressionist and Post-Impressionist art! The collection spans thousands of years, and includes pieces from a variety of media including painting, prints, photography, sculpture and more. Art enthusiasts here would come across pieces created in the Byzantine era to the paintings done just a decade ago.
Grant Park and Buckingham Fountain
Save a day for visiting Grant Park and Buckingham Fountain. Grant Park features some of the city’s most popular attractions that are worth visiting. These include Field Museum, the Art Institute of Chicago, and the Shedd Aquarium. And do check out the beautiful Buckingham Fountain, one of the largest fountains in the world, nestled in the heart of Grant Park.
When in Chicago, do try out pizza which is very popular in the city. Chicago is best known for deep-dish pizza which typically has three inches tall crust at the edge, and lots of cheese and chunky tomato sauce. Try it out at Pizzeria Uno, which is said to be the inventor of deep dish pizza.
Another must recommended delicacy to try out in Chicago is Italian Sausage. The best places to enjoy delicious sausages are Link's Taproom, Jim’s Original, the Radler, Gene's Sausage Shop, Bari Subs and Italian Foods and Joe Boston's.
For the bon vivants a trip to Chicago cannot be considered complete without tasting the appetizing hot dogs. In this hot dog loving town, there’s no scarcity of venues to dig into this flavorful delicacy, which could be both cheap and simple or dressed up with all kinds of fancy ingredients. The famous places for hot dogs are Jimmy’s Red Hots, Red Hot Ranch, Allium, Superdawg, Vienna Beef Factory Store & Cafe, Wiener and Still Champion, Johnny O’s¸ the Salsa Truck’s Garage¸ Franksville, and Hoppin Hots.
The MID offers an ultimate concert experience to the music lovers. The 801-person venue nestled at 306 N, Halsted, features three full service bars, ample room for dancing, cozy booths, table seating, and a VIP room equipped with its own bar and DJ booth.
Be sure to dress to the nines when visiting the Underground, as it is described as one of the “Sexiest places in the World” by Cosmopolitan Magazine, and named “One of the America’s Top Ten VIP Lounges” by Playboy. At this Chicago’s premiere, upscale club you will get a chance to dance to the beats of internationally-acclaimed DJ’s. Sound Bar
Sound Bar is a multi level dance club, boasting of 20,000 sq feet of pure bliss, style, luxury, and state-of-the-art technology. Featuring European minimalist decor, flat screen monitors, laser lights, new sound components and floor to ceiling video projection walls, this is definitely a place to hit for the nightlife lovers visiting the city. Come dressed to impress!