Explore the Attractions Along Chicago’s Lakefront Trail

Chicago skyline in the morning. Lakefront trail

There’s nothing better on a beautiful day than exploring Chicago’s Lakefront Trail. Spanning eighteen miles, it features water views on one side and dramatic city skylines on the other. The trail meanders through an array of neighborhoods including Hyde Park, giving both visitors and locals a lot to look at. Some of the best attractions found along […]

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Explore the Mitchell Museum of the American Indian

Teepee with a background of Blackfoot writing/ communication symbols.

Did you know that Oak Park Place is near one of the only cultural institutions that exclusively centers on the art, history, and culture of the American Indian and First Nation peoples? We’re talking about the Mitchell Museum of the American Indian, and it has welcomed visitors since 1977. The museum features an extensive collection, and […]

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Visit a Chicago Landmark: the Historic Water Tower

Some of the most rewarding things to do in Chicago involve the city’s rich cultural heritage. Pay a visit to its most iconic landmark, the Historic Water Tower, located at 806 N. Michigan Avenue in the heart of the Magnificent Mile. The elegant building was designed by noted Chicago architect William W. Boyington and built […]

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