Welcome to Chicago, Illinois!


Dear friend, welcome to Chicago!

Chicago is a world-class city with great cultural institutions, outstanding architecture, a beautiful lakefront, non-stop nightlife and warm, friendly people. Known as a city of neighborhoods, Chicago has many nicknames, and more will come for sure as this great city is always changing.

Chicago’s most popular nickname has to be "The Windy City." Some say the city earned the name because its location next to Lake Michigan makes it a naturally, but others say it came from former rival city, Cincinnati, describing Chicago as "windy" or full of it.

During this tour, you will discover different aspects of the city: its architecture and its beautiful skyscrapers, bridges and riverfront.


Photo Chicago by Bert Kaufmann is licensed under CC BY 2.0

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City: Chicago, IL

Language: EN

Content Provider: Travel Communications