Chicago, Illinois

 

Known as "The Windy City," Chicago, Illinois offers a whole lot more than a great breeze. Located on the southwest shore of Lake Michigan, Chicago boasts all the amenities big-city living has to offer. A bustling nightlife scene offers access to some of the world's finest dining, edgiest comedy shows, biggest concerts, most exclusive clubs, finest theatre, and coziest bars. During the day, visitors and residents alike enjoy fascinating architecture, engaging sports, beautiful parks, impressive museums, excellent shopping, and remarkable culture.

Chicago was first organized as a town in 1833, at which time just 200 people called the area home. In just seven years, that number multiplied to 4,000 people - and today, the Chicago metropolitan area is home to nearly 10 million people, making it the largest city in the Midwest. A melting pot of culture, business, entertainment, and leisure activities, Chicago is an urban playground for the adventurous.

Whether you're just visiting Chicago, or you call this great city home, there are a few "must dos" you should add to your Chicago bucket list.

Eat the pizza, and the hot dogs. Ok, ok. It sounds so touristy - but Chicago pizza and hot dogs are world-famous for a reason.

See a game. Take your pick - the Cubs, the White Sox, the Bears, or the Bulls. You can't go wrong in a city that earned the title "Best Sports City" in the United States on three different occasions.

Go to the top of the world. Ok, so the Willis Tower isn't the tallest building in the world, but it did hold the title of "tallest building in the world" for 25 years. Today, it is second only to One World Trade Center in the U.S. Head to the observation deck for a thrilling view.

Get a good look at yourself in "The Bean" or Cloud Gate. Offering skewed - and impressive- views of Chicago, Cloud Gate is worth checking out. Wander the park, relax, and enjoy the view.

Next time you're in the area, be sure to stop by Sierra Motors Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram and say "hi." We look forward to meeting our neighbors!

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