Chicago, discover « Windy City »
With its grandiose setting, sculpted by its renowned architecture and its intimate spot, with the waters of Lake Michigan, Chicago is a fascinating destination that offers a romantic and authentic vision of the United States. Book an airline ticket to Chicago and discover a unique city at the heart of America !
An airline ticket to Chicago is an absolute delight for the fans of architecture. From the 19th century, the most renowned architects have left their mark, whether the tradition is Fine Art, Neoclassical or Neo-Gothic. From its 1098 skyscrapers, its churches and its public buildings, the city has given birth to the Chicago School, an architectural movement known throughout the world.
Chicago is the capital of the Great Lakes, so vast that you cannot see where they finish! The immense extent of water of Lake Michigan is used during summer for swimming. The freshwater beaches are therefore a compulsory visit for the traveller, the length of Lake Shore Drive. Throughout the year (except when it freezes), you can also take a boat ride on the calm waters of the lake to admire the unique skyline of the city.
Make sure you have an extra suitcase for your flight to Chicago: it's a privileged destination for the fans of shopping ! The Magnificent Mile has the look of the Avenue des Champs Elysées. It is a concentration of all the big, essential retail chains. It leads to Water Tower Place, one of the largest shopping centres in the United States, spanning eight floors.
With a flight to Chicago, you will be entering « Windy City » but also the capital of U.S. sport: it constitutes one of the rare North American cities that has a professional team in each of the five major sports. The Cubs and the White Sox in baseball, the Bulls in basket-ball, the Bears in American football, the Blackhawks in ice hockey and the Chicago Fire in football are equally an opportunity to attend one of the great spectacles of U.S. sport, in colossal venues and stadiums !