Chicago is a vibrant, exciting city with a wide array of sightseeing and tourist activities, from world class museums to fascinating boat tours. Along Chicago's lakefront, visitors can explore the city's Museum Campus, which is home to the Field Museum, The Adler Planetarium and the Shedd Aquarium.
The Field Museum is famous for being home to Sue the T-Rex. The museum's other exhibits include a comprehensive dinosaur wing, gems and jewels and exhibits focused on cultural history. The Adler Planetarium offers heavenly delights. The educational and visually amazing shows offered by the planetarium theaters are not to be missed. For an aquatic treat, visit the Shedd Aquarium. The Shedd houses species such as manatees, dolphins, otters, and over 25,000 fish. As an added bonus, the museum campus also offers unmatched photo opportunities, with breath-taking views of the city skyline and Navy Pier.
The best way to explore the architecture that creates this city's famous skyline is via a guided boat cruise. Boat cruises are available both on Lake Michigan and on the waterways that bisect Chicago's downtown area. The guided tours provide fascinating glimpses into the history of this lively city.
Home to a world famous skyline, award winning museums and stunning architecture, there is never a shortage of fascinating sights to see and explore in the Windy City.
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