Chicago is the third-most populous city in the United States and the most populous city in the state of Illinois. It is located on the shores of Lake Michigan in the northeastern part of the state. The city is known for its rich culture, history, and architecture, and is often referred to as the “Windy City.” Chicago is home to many world-class museums, such as the Art Institute of Chicago, the Field Museum of Natural History, and the Museum of Science and Industry. The city is also known for its skyscrapers, including Willis Tower (formerly known as the Sears Tower), which was the tallest building in the world when it was completed in 1974.
Chicago is also known for its vibrant food scene, with a wide range of culinary options from deep-dish pizza and Italian beef sandwiches to haute cuisine and Michelin-starred restaurants. Chicago is also famous for its sports teams, such as the Chicago Cubs, the Chicago White Sox, the Chicago Bears and the Chicago Bulls. The city also has a thriving music scene, with a wide range of venues showcasing jazz, blues, and other genres. It has also a lot of parks, beaches, and green spaces, such as Lincoln Park, Millennium Park, Grant Park and more.