In addition to the high-quality squash on offer at the PSA World Championships, Chicago has something to offer everyone from its skyline and skyscrapers to many incredible attractions.
Take in the view from the sky-high heights of the Willis Tower, the second-tallest building in the United States. From the 103rd floor, look out over four states and the Windy City’s urban sprawl, and then test your vertigo on a glass balcony to peer down at the streets and skyscrapers of Chicago beneath your feet.
Step into a lift and be whisked to new heights in just 60 seconds as you ascend to the Skydeck at the Willis Tower. From this elevated vantage point, marvel at a view that stretches to include four neighbouring states and the sparkling waters of Lake Michigan.
Tourists flock to his stretch of attractions, which juts out into the waters of Lake Michigan. Navy Pier is home to a 200-foot Ferris wheel, the city’s only real IMAX screen, Chicago’s Children’s Museum, Chicago Shakespeare Theatre and lots of dining options, which makes it a great destination for the whole family to enjoy.
This 24.5-acre section of Chicago’s front yard is one of the most popular places to spend time outdoors in the city, look at public art and attend special events.
You can go and take pictures in front of Cloud Gate, also known as ‘the Bean’, and go for a stroll through the serene Lurie Gardens.
What sprung from the 1893 World’s Columbian Exposition now stands as Chicago’s Field Museum. Its neo-classical buildings are stocked with more than 25 million artefacts – with some up to 4.6 billion years old.
The museum’s main attraction is Sue, the world’s largest and best-preserved, and the most complete T.Rex ever discovered. This remarkable fossil stands four metres tall and 13 metres long.
You can also take in exhibitions such as Ancient Egypt, Evolving Planet and Hall of Jades – which explores China’s prehistoric past, plus much more