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Chicago Illinois Vacations

Chicago "the windy city" is the largest city in the Midwest, with a population of three million it ranks as the third largest populous city in the United States. Chicago is known for its beautiful skyline and views of Lake Michigan plus award-winning restaurants, its many architectural treasures, and some of the finest museums in the world. Chicago is more than hot dogs, deep-dish pizza, and baseball games. It is also home to internationally recognized names in the arts and entertainment scene: Second City Comedy Club, Lyric Opera, and Steppenwolf Theatre as well as the Chicago Symphony. Things to See & Do in Chicago

Factoids:

  • The world’s largest street is Chicago’s Western Avenue
  • The term “jazz” was coined in Chicago in 1914
  • Chicago’s Harold Washington Library is the world’s largest public library
  • Walt Disney was born in Chicago on December 5, 1901
  • The Taste of Chicago is world’s largest free outdoor food festival
  • When Harry Meet Sally was filmed in Chicago