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  • Indulge your passion for the scientific world at Museum of Science and Industry, the largest science museum in the Western Hemisphere. The co
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    Shedd Aquarium , Chicago
    Shedd Aquarium contains over 1,500 different species, including fish, marine mammals, birds, snakes, amphibians, and insects. Opened in 1930,
    Tours from $33
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    Wrigley Field , Chicago
    Built in 1914, Wrigley Field has been the home of the Chicago Cubs for nearly a full century. Chicagoans take their baseball seriously, and n
    Tours from $24
  • The Field Museum , Chicago
    The Field Museum contains permanent exhibits that range from the earliest fossils to present cultures around the world. Attracting nearly 2 m
    Tickets from $32
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    Navy Pier , Chicago
    A cool place to spend a hot day on Lake Michigan, Navy Pier extends for over 1,000 m (3,300 ft) along the lakefront. Designed by city planner
    Tours from $24
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    Where to stay in Chicago

    The Midwest's major center for business conventions, Chicago boasts many affordable places to stay, with most hotels located around the airport and the city's central business district. To discover the city from a comfortable base within walking distance of most tourist attractions, aim for one of the big chain hotels in the downtown area. If you're traveling on a limited budget and wish to get a deeper sense of Chicago's many diverse neighborhoods, consider staying away from the pricey city center and explore suburbs on a commuter train line for easy city access.
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