360 Chicago vs Skydeck: A Guide To Chicago’s Observation Decks!

So you’re in Chicago, yay!  What better way to see the city than from a bird’s eye view from up one of the two observation decks!?  (If you’ve flown into Chicago O’Hare over Lake Michigan, you’ll probably agree it’s a pretty impressive approach!)  You may be a little pushed for time and only want to go up one, but which Chicago observation deck is better? 360 Chicago or Skydeck?  I’ve now been to both and hopefully can provide you with a little insight which may help you in your decision making!

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Visiting Lincoln Park Zoo Chicago {Free Zoo in Chicago} | USA

I was AMAZED to find out that Lincoln Park Zoo in Chicago is completely free to visit!  It’s not unusual for city attractions to have a free day every now and then but Lincoln Park Zoo does it one better by being free 365 days a year!

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Must See Route 66 Roadside Attractions

Route 66.  Dating back to 1926.  The classic American road trip, spanning 2448 miles across 8 States from Illinois, all the way to California on the West Coast.  There is SO much to see and do.  I spent just under 3 weeks (with a side trip to Vegas) on the road, averaging roughly around 300 miles day, but we did have to by pass some attractions.  It’s impossible to stop at every museum and gift shop after all!  Most of the Route passes through little forgotten towns, these are often where you’ll find the friendliest of people that are so happy to talk about their life on Route 66.  Here’s a list of some of my must see Route 66 roadside attractions, that I believe are well worth a stop.

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