Chicago, the largest city in the Illinois state, United States, not only beautiful because it is located on the shores of Lake Michigan. In this city, tourists can also enjoy 5 exciting Chicago tourist attractions for free. In addition, the number of wind that fills the space in Chicago makes this city also called as “The Windy City”. There are so many interesting places in the city. Starting from a place that paid the high ticket price, there are also some destinations that is friendly to the bag. One more important thing, there are also exciting places are beautiful, interesting, unique, and free.
Here are five free destinations that you can visited in Chicago:
1. Millennium Park
Chicago Millennium Park
The park is located in downtown Chicago. To reach this place is easy. Travelers can reach it by public transport, CTA bus, or train overpass called Elevated. Called floating trains because the tracks are hovering. Some underground stations are also located not far from the park covering an area of about 25 hectares.
In addition, all buses that pass Michigan Avenue which is the main road through the park Chicago also built to commemorate a turn of the millennium in 2000’s. However, the construction of this park that was inaugurated late in 2004. In this place, tourists can see the collection of modern architecture such as the Cloud Gate unique and beautiful garden art notes. In addition, there is also a free playground for the residents of the City of Chicago and the tourists who visit here.
2. Lincoln Park Zoo
Lincoln Park Zoo
The zoo is located not too far from downtown Chicago. From Chicago’s Magnificent Mile, you can ride the bus numbered 151. Furthermore, you could a little walk to get to Lincoln Park Zoo. A different one, this zoo you can enter for free. The zoo is run by the private sector rely on donations and profits from its trade partner here. However, although free, Lincoln Park Zoo has a complete collection of animals and has a very beautiful order.
3. Grant Park and Buckingham Fountain
Chicago Buckingham Fountain
Not far from the Millennium Park, you can simply walk through the Art Institute of Chicago until he reached a large enough garden and beautiful. Every June, the park has always held that Chicago Blues Festival can be enjoyed for free. In addition, near the park there is also a very beautiful fountain, named Buckingham Fountain. While the view of Lake Michigan to the east there is a park and when looking toward the west, travelers can enjoy the view of the City of Chicago skyscrapers.
4. Navy Pier
This place was once used as a dock and a place for pilot training or American military personnel. It lies directly on the shores of Lake Michigan make tourists interested to climb aboard and set sail on this lake. In addition, there are also many Navy Pier amusement rides for the children of the world as Fantasy. Here also features Chicago Shakespeare Theatre. Even in this complex there are also shops and malls as well as a museum for children called the Chicago Children’s Museum. Cool, all the rides are free, and travelers can enjoy including fireworks entertainment on certain evenings in the summer.
5. Magnificent Miles
This is a street in downtown Chicago. On the street there are hotels, restaurants, cafes, and shopping centers in the city renowned Chicago. Along the way Michigan Avenue, tourists can enjoy the unique atmosphere of this typically windy city. Not only that, tourists can go around the city on a horse cart or similar vehicle that beautiful carriage. In certain months, in early winter, travelers will also be presented with The Magnificent Miles Light Festival along this road.
In addition to the above places, there are several other places that can be enjoyed for free while you are on vacation to Chicago.