Although Union Station is not the travel hub it once was, it is a must-see for those interested in Chicago architecture. The ... More
Although Union Station is not the travel hub it once was, it is a must-see for those interested in Chicago architecture. The grand hall is breathtaking with giant Roman columns sweeping up to the ceiling, as statues glare down upon the rows of benches and busy commuters below. Union Station is currently home to both Amtrak and the Metra commuter trains. The Amtraks head all over the country, while the Metra lines snake throughout the suburbs to such places as Brookfield Zoo, the Chicago Botanic Garden, Ravinia Park, and the riverboat casinos. Timings vary, open according to train schedule.
Known as "the city of neighborhoods," Chicago is home to 77 diverse community areas, each with rich cultures and traditions.
Explore vibrant communities and learn about heritage and ethnic backgrounds on four hour walking tours that visit national landmarks, ...
Grant Park stretches from the Museum Campus at Lake Shore Drive and Roosevelt Road all the way north to the
Prudential building, with Columbus Drive on its west side and the lake on its east. At one time, this ...
The best way to enjoy the sights around Chicago River is by foot. Walk along the promenade, from the south
shore to the Lakefront Bike Path along with a number of other walkers. If you get hungry or thirsty ...