By Elizabeth Canning Blackwell

Don't pass over the artwork Institute of Chicago, the house of Edward Hopper's iconic "Nighthawks." See bankruptcy 7.

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Erie St. W. Ontario St. W. Huron St. FICENT W. Grand Ave. N. M W. Hubbard St. ilw au W. Kinzie St. ke e N. Sangamon St. Av N. Peoria St. e. N. eco-friendly St. W. Fulton St. Mi l Av wau e. ke e N. St. Clair St. N. Stetson Ave. N. airbanks Ct. three four Shedd Aquarium Har bo r Mo n r o e Harbor Dr. S. Michigan Ave. four sixty one 10/14/10 9:32 PM walking journey, see p. 214. ) wind up the evening with dinner at one of many many eating places in River North, or capture a express and observe Chicago’s brilliant theater scene. See p. 262. the simplest OF CHICAGO IN 2 DAYS After Day 1, you need to be conversant in downtown Chicago. Now it’s time to discover a minimum of a part of the Museum Campus, domestic to 3 significant museums. even supposing i like to recommend the sector Museum for this itinerary, you'll definitely replacement the within reach Shedd Aquarium (p. 168) or Adler Planetarium (p. 165), reckoning on your pursuits. the 1st a part of at the present time retains you firmly in vacationer territory, yet you’ll trip off the crushed music later within the day in case you wander via Wrigleyville and get a feeling of ways genuine Chicagoans dwell. commence: Bus no. 6, 10, 12, a hundred thirty, or 146 to Roosevelt highway and Lake Shore force. steered CHICAGO ITINERARIES the easiest of Chicago in 2 Days four 1 box Museum of normal heritage You’ll consider as if you’ve entered a very grand position in case you stroll into the museum’s large Stanley box corridor and are available nose to nose with Sue, the biggest Tyrannosaurus rex fossil ever found. the sector Museum is a kind of vintage something-for-everyone associations the place you could wander for hours. the interior historic Egypt convey is greater than simply mummies: It’s a whole new version of historic everyday life, together with a industry, royal barge, and spiritual shrines (with plenty of hands-on actions for kids). The second-floor African and South Pacific indicates also are worthy a cease, with fantastically designed interactive screens. i need to admit I nonetheless have a smooth spot for the old school animals-of-the-world dioramas, that have been the following for many years. See p. 166. 2 Buckingham Fountain This grand stone fountain is likely one of the city’s iconic constructions. (If you’re a sitcom fan, you may realize it from the outlet credit of Married with little ones. ) try and get the following at the hour, whilst jets of water spurt dramatically into the sky. The fountain blazes with coloured lighting at evening, so if you’re staying downtown, it’s additionally worthy a cease after darkish. (Note: The fountain is closed Nov– Mar. ) See p. one hundred sixty. three Lake Michigan or Chicago River cruise Departing from a dock on the close by Shedd Aquarium, coastline Sightseeing runs water taxis that cruise north to military Pier (daily from Memorial Day to exertions Day). From the pier, you may also seize boats that cruise alongside the Chicago River the entire solution to the Sears Tower. See p. 199. four army Pier sure, it’s touristy and crowded, yet army Pier is additionally filled with energy—and in the event you walk the entire technique to the tip, you’ll be rewarded with nice perspectives of downtown. If you’re touring with children, preventing at military Pier is pretty well vital; it has a carousel and different carnival-type rides, plenty of boats to appreciate, and the Chicago Children’s Museum.

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