CHICAGO

Wrigley Building

Chicago, a city in the state of Illinois, is one of those cities of United States of America that promises to fulfil the criteria of the Great American Dream to the rest of the world. It is a land of surprises with an array of historic landmarks, museums, sightseeing, shopping and accommodations to suit every budget and taste. The city has come a long way from its existence as a smelly marshland till sixteenth century and thus got its name from the word ‘Checagou’, that meant garlic in the local Potawatomi dialect. Present day Chicago is the commercial and cultural capital of the country with all the latest and modern day technologies to display. It is the seat of the Cook County and the third largest city in the United States of America.
Situated by the Lake Michigan, the ultra modern landscape of Chicago with towering skyscrapers creates a beautiful backdrop of fusion for the city. Scenic pleasure trips, amusement and fun centres that include the Disney Quest, ESPN Zone, and Six Flags Great America can fill up your engagement diary for more than a week. Getting accommodations here may seem to be a costly affair for many of the visitors but on the contrary, numerous affordable bed and breakfasts and hostels are available along with the luxurious hotels. Intellectuals and students often make a trip to Chicago to enrich themselves from the knowledge treasure of the Hancock Observatory, the Shedd Aquarium, and the Chicago Academy of Science. They along with the business travellers often take houses and apartments for rent to make their stay more comfortable. Chicago proved its potential as a dynamic metropolis after it was ranked as one of 10 "Alpha" (most influential) world cities by the Globalisation and World Cities Study Group & Network.

Lake Point Tower

Sears Tower


Chicago downtown seen from Navy Pier



 

 

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