Chicago Vacation Rentals
Chicago, the third largest city in the USA, is a great area of America to explore.
This fantastic city, which is located in the American state of Illinois, has something for everyone. It boasts a wealth of attractions, museums, entertainment, shopping opportunities and some delicious food. What’s more, this area also has a good selection of self catering properties in which you can stay during your holiday, so it’s ideal for a family vacation rental.
Whether you’re looking to do non-stop sightseeing, soak up the sun on the beach or catch up on some retail therapy, you will find it all here in Chicago!
There are numerous tourist attractions in Chicago. Some of the must-sees are The Art Institute of Chicago, Lincoln Park Zoo, Chicago Cultural Center, Sears Tower Skydeck, Millennium Park, Navy Pier and lots more!
One of the best ways of seeing the sights of the city is by taking one of the many tours available. There are a variety of tours you can choose from, such as bus tours, bicycle tours, boat tours and even Segway tours!
The Hop On Hop Off sightseeing tour will give you the chance to ride on Trolley buses and Double Decker buses, tour and visit some of the exciting sights and attractions around the city. Some of the stops on the tour include Sears Tower, Millennium Park, Field Museum of Natural History, Theater District, Navy Pier and more.
If you want to get a bird’s eye view of the city, you should head to the Skydeck at Sears Tower. This amazing observation deck, which stands an incredible 1,353 feet above the ground, is an excellent way of enjoying Chicago. You can see for miles on a clear day.
And if you want to view even more of Chicago from a great height, you can also visit the John Hancock Observatory, where you can do the multimedia Sky Tour and check out the exciting open-air Skywalk! From this amazing viewing platform, which is located on the 94th floor of the building, you will be able to look down at the city’s Magnificent Mile.
The Magnificent Mile is an area of Chicago which you should definitely visit during your stay in this great American city – when your feet are firmly back on the ground, of course! Here you will find stores, boutiques, restaurants, hotels, entertainment facilities etc for everyone.
The Magnificent Mile is ideal for those who love shopping! There are a number of department stores here, including Saks Fifth Avenue, Bloomingdale’s, Neiman Marcus and Nordstrom. So you really can shop until you drop! Chicago also has other shopping areas which are worth exploring if you are a keen shopper.
If you’ve still got some energy left after your shopping expedition, you might fancy doing something sporty during your vacation. Chicago has plenty of sports facilities and offers a range of activities, such as cycling, swimming, tennis, golf, bowling, water sports and ice skating!
In fact, one great way of seeing the city (while keeping fit!) is cycling. Chicago boasts many miles of bike lanes and paths and has thousands of bike racks available to use. You can hire a bicycle and enjoy the city’s sights on two wheels.
You will also have to sample some of the delicious food on offer in Chicago. In fact, you will be spoilt for choice by the number of restaurants in the city! Not surprisingly, there is such a huge range of cuisine to suit a great variety of tastes, such as Italian, Chinese, Japanese, Thai, Indian, French, Spanish, Cajun and more. You will be well catered for in Chicago.
You should also try the famous Chicago-style pizza or a delicious hot dog during your stay!
Chicago is a great American holiday destination for all the family.