While visiting Chicago you should be sure to visit the Museum Campus located near Grant Park and the downtown Chicago Loop. Here you will find the Shedd Aquarium, the Alder Planetarium and Astonomy Museum and the Field Museum of Natural History. You can get a discount museum pass if you are going to visit all three, and it is well worth is, as the exhibits are incredible. It’s a great marketing technique to help grow the culture of the Chicago scene.
Numerous places are beginning to look to search engine in order to display and promote their events across Chicago. If you do a google search for events in Chicago, you will see an awesome carousel of imagery spread across the top of your search engine results page. (Thanks to pretiumseo.com/dayton-seo-services for the explanation on the courasel images)
The Museum of Science and Industry, located at 57th Street and Lake Shore Drive has over 2 million visitors per year, and with good reason. It is the largest museum dedicated to science in the western hemisphere, and features a full sized replica of a coal mine, as well as an actual captured German submarine of World War II vintage. One of the most unique characteristics of the museum is its plethora of “hands on” exhibits where the visitor gets to “work” the exhibit. Also it’s “quirky” permanent exhibits such as the walk-through of the human heart attracts great interest.
The Willis Tower, which used to be the Sears Tower towers 103 stories above the Chicago skyline and holds of view of the entire city as well as the ability to look out over Lake Michigan. The Skydeck offers information about the various Chicago landmarks which you can then pick out and observe for yourself through the powerful telescopes located there.
The Brookfield Zoo is located in Brookfield, a Chicago suburb, and has been in the Chicagoland area for years as one of the primary zoos in the country. Here you will find numerous animals from all over the world, and you will be able to walk from one habitat to another in a leisurely manner.
And don’t forget to attend major sports attractions including the Cubs and White Sox for baseball, the Bears for football, the Bulls for basketball, and the Blackhawks for Hockey, depending upon the season.
Sources: Choose Chicago Events Calendar.