City of Big Sights: The Best of Chicago

Chicago is a city of bests and summer is one of the best times to visit the Windy City. People are out taking full advantage of the lake front beaches and trails, the sail boats are out on Lake Michigan, and every neighborhood seems to have a festival. Here are few of the best sights and highlights of this world class city:

 

Chicago Wins the 2015 Stanley Cup!

This is a city that loves its sports teams, and they can now add another trophy to the case.

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Trover photo by Nick Stermer

Architectural Tour of Chicago, Chicago, IL

To really understand the spirit and culture of Chicago, take this tour on the Chicago river that highlights the city’s world class buildings.

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Trover photo by Bonnie Herrmann

The Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL

One of the most prestigious art collections in the world with over 260,000 works.

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Trover photo by Nick Pagano

Millennium Park, Chicago, IL

An award-winning public park packed with art, performances, and activities.

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Trover photo by Victor Martinez

Museum of Science and Industry, Chicago, IL

The largest science museum in the western hemisphere includes a coal mine and two German submarines captured during WWII.

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Trover photo by Corey Goodson

Wrigley Field, Chicago, IL

Check out the ever-hopeful Cub fans praying for a win in the ivy-covered “Friendly Confines”.

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Trover photo by Huggi World

We have more great summer city travel ideas in our Iconic Places list. Check out even more inspired travel ideas at Trover.com.