Chicago, also known as ‘the Windy City’, is located on the stunning banks of Lake Michigan. Being one of the largest cities in the US, Chicago boasts an extraordinary skyline. The bold architecture and the beautiful buildings’ innovative design mirror the green river that runs through the city. Iconic skyscrapers such as the 1,451 ft (442m) tall John Hancock Center, 1729 ft (527m) Willis Tower (formerly the Sears Tower) and the neo-Gothic Tribune Tower. Being a melting pot of historical and cultural significance, Chicago is renowned for museums, art galleries, deep-dish pizza and the home of Jazz.
Fly To Chicago Midway Airport With Admiral Jet
You can fly from anywhere into Chicago Midway Airport when you book your private charter jet with Admiral Jet. Being just 8-miles (20 minutes drive) from the Loop, Chicago’s central business district, Chicago Midway is the perfect place to arrive into the city. The airport caters to over 20 million passengers a year, but with top-notch service and private flights, you can skip the long queues and crowds any time of year.
Cultural in Chicago
Chicago has some genuinely inspiring attractions that cater to every type of traveller, from business to backpacker.
Chicago has over 600 parks and gardens. One of the most popular parks to visit is Millennium Park. The park is considered a cultural hub within Chicago, linking modern art, futuristic architectural wonders, and enormous outdoor events. The park is not the only culturally significant area in Chicago; in fact, the city is steeped in history and culture, from daring architecture, renowned museums and art galleries to the historic Route 66.
Have you ever heard of the Chicago Deep Dish Pizza? This is a must-have when in the city, and the top two restaurants to visit are Giodarno’s and Lou Malnati’s Pizzeria. On top of this, Chicago has many high-end and boutique restaurants and cafes located all over the city. You can find many types of food that Chicago is famous for, including the Chicago Dog, Barbeque, and the Italian Beef Sandwich.
Chicago has a massive events industry; from live music, shows, and entertainment to corporate and sports, you’ll find everything you need for Chicago events. Many of the largest hotels and sporting arenas offer corporate event spaces that can cater to thousands of people.
Chicago also has a well-designed infrastructure, so travelling around the city is easy. The accessibility of the venues to the city means that you can travel around with relative ease and make the most of your trip, even if you’re there for business.
Chicago offers a stunning array of shopping opportunities, one of the most popular being The Shops at North Bridge. Take in the breath-taking views of Lake Michigan whilst getting your shopping done in a vast number of high-street, boutique and antique stores located within easy walking distance of Navy Pier.
Rivers and Lake Michigan
Learn more about the city’s exciting history and culture by taking a beautiful (and scenic) river tour. You can learn about the architecture, ties to the mob, and more about prohibition. You can also sale a yacht around Lake Michigan and take part in water-sport activities.
Navy Pier is a famous tourist attraction that includes shops, restaurants and plenty of picture-perfect opportunities. During the summer months, Navy Pier hosts a spectacular firework display that is definitely worth a visit.
No Need To Rent A Car
Chicago has one of the most robust and easily accessible transport cities in the US. This and the fact that it’s possible to get your steps in mean that there is very little need for you to rent a car.