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Asha-14 :: Explore Chicago

If you are planning to come in a day or two early, or leave a couple of days after the conference, there is plenty to see and do in and around Chicago. Here are some recommendations by our volunteers as well as links to other sites.

CHICAGO ARCHITECTURE

MUSEUMS

Chicago's museums explore a variety of subjects including history, modern art, African-American culture, astronomy and natural history. Some museums offer free admission daily and others are free on designated days. Here are some of the many museums you can visit

SEARS TO HANCOCK

No visit to Chicago is complete without a experiencing spectacular views spanning up to 80 miles and 4 states. Ride up to the Sears Tower skydeck or a the Hancock 'Big John' Observatory.

SOME OTHER ATTRACTIONS

DINING

From hot dogs and steak to the famous Chicago deep-dish pizza, you can get it all in the Windy city. For more on dining check out these links Chicago Magazine Dining Guide

A SHORT WALK FROM THE INTERNATIONAL HOUSE

The Lake Front Park (accessed from 55-56th Street) in Hyde Park is ideal for picnics, and a short walk from the International House. Check out some pictures of Promontory Park.

Whatever your taste, there is something for you in the Windy City!!! Hope you have a fun time in Chicago.



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