Top 3 Places for Accommodation for a Tourist in Chicago

Top 3 Places for Accommodation for a Tourist in Chicago

Top 3 Places for Accommodation for a Tourist in Chicago

Chicago, the city that never gets old on the travel brochures, is almost every celebrity’s fav! And yes it's true; if you haven't clicked a picture with the Bean( Cloud Gate), then your trip to US is downright futile.

The thrilling skyline rules the city of Chicago, whether it’s the Willis tower or the John Hancock. You probably would not be able decide what to do in Chicago because every place and spot is an attraction in itself! So, to be able to experience it all, check out these best neighborhoods to stay in Chicago:

1. Chicago Loop

The neighborhood of Chicago loop is the place where you get almost each and every monument, attraction or tourist spot of Chicago that you have ever seen on the traveling brochures. One of the most renowned tourist attractions of Chicago is The Millennium Park, boasting the most splendid public arts in the world, let alone Chicago! Here, you also get to see the Cloud Gate aka the bean, a 66 feet long and 30 feet high gigantic sculpture. Crown fountain is another famous monument in here. If planning a summer holiday in Texas, take a stroll under the fountains' cascading waterfalls. Besides all this, the park is also home to Jay Pritzker Pavilion, which is a breathtaking creation with flowing crown of stainless ribbons, Lurie Garden, a skyline of blossoms and buds, BP bridge, and another stainless steel complement to Jay Pritzker. And once you are done with the infinite attractions in the Millenium Park, it’s time for the Wills Tower, the tallest building in the country, which is a monument worth watching! Once you get inside, head to the 360 observation deck( the ledge), one that serves gob smacking views from 1353 feet above the sea level; enough to give you goose bumps. There are various other skyscrapers including Chase tower, Aqua, Aon center, which contribute to the splendid skyline of the city.

2. Magnificent Mile

Magnificent Mile is one of the most popular areas of Chicago. Prominently known for shopping, but you will also find some of the most awe-striking attractions of the city here. The first thing to do in Magnificent Mile would be to head to a 360-degree observatory, located at the top of the John Hancock Center, and experience unbeatable panoramic views of Chicago! Also, to experience a laid-back yet beautiful evening, head to Navy Pier, which is one of the most popular places in Chicago. Pier comprises of an array of tourist spots including theatres, cinemas, amusement parks, boat cruises, and a skyline that just wins your heart. One of the major attractions along the Mile is the Water Tower, said to be a symbol of old Chicago. You will also be able to find the best Museums in the city in this neighborhood including the Museum of Contemporary Art, The Driehaus Museum and Chicago River Museum. Besides, you don't have to walk far away to see an art Gallery as they are all dotted in this area. Some words of wisdom- do not choose to travel to this area by bus or trolley. Just hop on the Lake Michigan River cruises to look at all of them. Magnificent Mile is truly a magnificent neighborhood in Chicago.

3. Hyde Park

Like any other neighborhood in Chicago, in Hyde Park, you will find a lot of attractions that interest solo as well as family travelers. The best attraction of Hyde Park is the 57th Street Beach, where you could just lay down to get a tan. Then there is Jackson Park, another great attraction of Chicago. This 600-acre park is an artwork of famous architectural designer Fredrick Law Olmsted and Calvert Vaux and offers golf, baseball, basketball, fitness center, a tennis court and paths for jogging or biking. If you ever wondered what a man-made peninsula would look like, head to the Promontory point, which offers spectacular views of the city's skyline and is a perfect place to click a picture and simply hang out. Also, there are a lot of sites which you can choose to see including the Museum of science and industry, Smart Museum of Art, The University of Chicago. Above all, the area is lined up with some of the excellent bars and cafes to relax after a long day.

The city of Chicago will win your hearts the moment you get there. So pack your bags and keep your camera handy!