See and Do in Chicago
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Expats who relocate to Chicago will love the city’s high energy, attractions and activities – there is so much to keep any new resident busy while they explore their new home and familiarise themselves with the ins and outs of the city. Here are some of the best things to see and do in Chicago.
Attractions in Chicago
The Field Museum of Natural History
Even if new expats in Chicago visit the Field Museum only to see the largest and most complete Tyrannosaurus Rex fossil ever found, they will surely be intrigued by the other attractions at this amazing museum – a must for anyone living in Chicago.
Frank Lloyd Wright’s Home and Studio
The home of America’s most renowned architect, Frank Lloyd Wright, is a must for all culture vultures. Visit the late architect’s home and marvel at his work on the guided tour carried out by the Frank Lloyd Wright Preservation Trust.
Art Institute of Chicago
Home to one of the greatest art collections in the world, art buffs will do well to visit the Art Institute of Chicago and marvel at the wonderful works of art inside. Some of history's most renowned artworks can be viewed in the museum, including Grant Wood's "American Gothic".
Expats who have relocated to Chicago will love Lincoln Park’s plethora of attractions. Visit the Lincoln Park Zoo, enjoy the beaches, stroll through the botanical conservatory, have a practice swing on the golf course or pack a picnic and relax in the grassy meadows.
Visit the Shedd Aquarium to meet the inhabitants of the surrounding rivers, lakes and sea. The Caribbean Reef exhibit never fails to impress while the Polar Play Zone is a must. Head over to the Abbott Oceanarium to see the dolphins and other marine mammals.