The Chicago sightseeing map shows all tourist places and points of interest of Chicago. This tourist attractions map of Chicago will allow you to easily plan your visits of landmarks of Chicago in USA. The Chicago tourist map is downloadable in PDF, printable and free.
In 2008, Chicago attracted every year around 32.4 million domestic leisure travelers from all over the world, 11.7 million domestic business tourists and 1.3 million overseas visitors as you can see in Chicago tourist map. These Chicago tourists contributed more than US$11.8 billion to Chicago economy.
The top activity while tourists tour Chicago for leisure is entertainment, approximately 33% of all leisure travelers. Facilities such as McCormick Place and the Chicago Theatre contribute to it. The Chicago 150-foot (46 m) tall Ferris wheel attracts about 8 million tourist annually (Chicago tourist map).
The historic Chicago Cultural Center (from 1897), originally serving as the Chicago Public Library, now houses Chicago Tourists Information Center, galleries and exhibit halls as you can see in Chicago tourist map. The ceiling of Chicago Preston Bradley Hall includes a 38 ft (12 m) Tiffany glass dome.
The Chicago attractions map shows the main monuments, museums and parks of Chicago. This tourist places map of Chicago will allow you to easily plan your visits of tourist attractions of Chicago in USA. The Chicago attractions map is downloadable in PDF, printable and free.
Within Millennium Park, the Jay Pritzker Pavilion on Chicago attractions map hosts concerts and other cultural events. This open-air concert hall on Chicago attractions map takes up the challenge of distributing remarkable acoustics. Every year in summer, the Pavilion hosts the Grant Park Music Festival and its series of outdoor classical concerts.
The Chicago Institute of Art visible on Chicago attractions map houses one of the largest art collections in the United States, and is the second largest art museum in the country. The museum, on Chicago attractions map is particularly renowned for its collection of impressionist and post-impressionist paintings. These collections are, after those of the Musée d'Orsay, the most important in the world.
Visible on the Chicago attractions map, the Willis tower this 527 m high skyscraper was built on Chicago by Bruce Graham in two years, between 1971 and 1973. It has 110 floors and 104 elevators. The tower is once again in full operation with more than 100 companies based there. On the 103rd floor is an observation platform that can be accessed in 45 seconds.
The Chicago zoo map shows recommended tours of the Chicago Zoological Park. This zoo map of Chicago will allow you to easily find out where each animal is and where to picnic in the Zoological Park of Chicago in USA. The Chicago zoo map is downloadable in PDF, printable and free.
Lincoln Park Zoo is a free 35-acre (14 ha) zoo located in Lincoln Park in Chicago zoo map. The zoo was founded in 1868, making it one of the oldest zoos in the nation. The zoo is an accredited member of the Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA). Lincoln Park Zoo is home to a wide variety of animals.
The Chicago zoo exhibits include big cats, polar bears, penguins, gorillas, reptiles, monkeys, and other species totalling nearly 1,250 animals. Also located in Lincoln Park Zoo as its mentioned in Chicago zoo map is a burr oak tree which dates to 1830, three years before the city of Chicago was founded.
Lincoln Park Zoo is one of five zoos in the Chicago area, the others Chicago zoos being the Brookfield Zoo, and the minor Phillips Park Zoo, Cosley Zoo and Indian Boundary Park as you can see in Chicago zoo map. Lincoln Park Zoo is the largest zoo within the Chicago city limits as its shown in the map.