Chicago Attractions

Exploring the City

Chicago is a vibrant city with numerous attractions: diverse communities, numerous public parks, classic cultural institutions and restaurants.  Listed below are website links of the exciting opportunities Chicago has to offer:  www.cityofchicago.org . The City of Chicago website lists information on neighborhood festivals, parade, educational resources, and much more.

Postcard of Clarendon Beach in ChicagoEntertainment and Restaurants

www.chicagoreader.com/restaurantfinder/

Search engine for Chicago restaurants with customer reviews

www.opentable.com
Restaurant reviews and reservation services
www.metromix.com
Information and customer reviews for restaurants and entertainment in Chicago

Arts and Culture
www.adlerplanetarium.org
The Adler Planetarium and Astronomy Museum interprets the exploration of the Universe and hosts one of the finest collections of early astronomical instruments in the world
www.architecture.org
The Chicago Architecture Foundation offers comprehensive program of tours, exhibitions, lectures, special events, adult and youth education activities on Chicago’s outstanding architectural legacy.
www.artic.edu
The Art Institute holds over 300,000 works of world famous artists
www.centerstage.net
Information on Chicago theatre, music, bars, film, dancing
www.chicagoparkdistrict.com
Chicago Park District events, programs and news
www.dusablemuseum.org
The DuSable Museum of African-American History is the oldest museum of its type in the country and is the only major independent institution in Chicago established to preserve and interpret the historical experiences and achievements of African-Americans
www.fieldmuseum.org
The Field Museum holds more than 20 million specimens and cultural objects
www.sheddnet.org
The Shedd Aquarium is the largest indoor aquarium in the world

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