77 Nobel prize winners are coming from Chicago.
Do not miss
From the top of Chicago’s Willis Tower Skydeck, tourists can see up to 80 km over four states and Lake Michigan. Another great spot where you can admire the city is 360 Chicago, located in the John Hancock Building. A walk down Magnificent Mile is a must : the shopping along here is some of the best in Chicago, with everything from everyday stores to high-end boutiques. Along Chicago’s waterfront, Navy Pier is also a great destination including the Ferris wheel and the Crystal Gardens. The Starved Rock State Park, southwest of Chicago on the Illinois River, is noted for its beautiful canyons and waterfalls. The spirit of President Abraham Lincoln still lives in Springfield, the state’s capital. Visit the Presidential Library and stand in awe before his monumental sepulchral pillar. Cahokia Mounds near Collinsville is known for being the largest prehistoric Indian settlement north of Mexico and includes the greatest concentration of mounds, in total there are 120 with the 30 meter-high Monks Mound in the center.