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Chicago Tourist Attractions – The Jewels Of North America

Author : Pankaj Modi

Chicago is a contenting residential city and an amazing tourist spot in the United States. It boasts its numerous tourist attractions, but some of Chicago's stop spots are by and far most popular among the visitors from worldwide. Some of the most famous destinations have been discussed below for you to have a look.

The Buckingham Fountain had opened on May 26 in the year 1927. This place is one of the windy city's most recognizable and adorable landmarks. There is a daily show for an hour in which the waters have and make the tourists have fun, by dancing on the tune of the record and changing their sparkling colors with every new beat. The Navy Pier is another of the Chicago tourist attractions, situated just east on the Lake Michigan downtown. It is famous for being the most fun filled place in Chicago, with numerous options for dining, gaming, riding, and having fun. The excellent Lake Michigan view adds to the awesomeness of the place and makes it one of the top tourist attractions of Chicago. The high soaring Sears Tower Skydeck is the tallest building ever in North America, with 110 stories built in an exotically carved manner. It has a Skydeck Observatory which offers a view of the entire Chicago from a height of 1,353 feet.

We are in Chicago and not talking about the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, is it possible? This is one of the largest attributed autonomous schools of art and design in America, situated in the Loop in Chicago. There is a museum associated with the school, named The Art Institute of Chicago. The school and the museum are both considered as one of the most famous tourist spot in Chicago due to the breathtaking artworks and new innovative inventions portrayed inside.

When talking about the standard and beauty of the tourist attractions in Chicago, suddenly I remembered Hawaii. Its exoticism and attractiveness is as charming as that of Chicago, though the two places are distance apart. There are several Hawaii tourist attractions discussed here. Hawaii is famous for being too beautiful with beaches and islands. The Hawaii Volcanoes National Park in the Big Islands is a famous tourist spot. The place is so popular due to the strong and active volcanoes existing there since ages. Such volcanoes are also a part of another part of the Hawaii – the Kauai, with all the Kilauea volcanic mountains. There are also beach parks, apart from volcanoes, in Kauai, giving the island a balance of fire and water. Oahu boasts the Arizona memorial at Hawaii. The island beaches serve surfing and other water sports, not less than any other famous Hawaii tourist attractions. The Hilo in Hawaii portrays the wonderfully carved and decorated statue of King Kamehameha the Great, ruler of the Kingdon of Hawaii ages ago. The most striking feature of the statue is that it has been clad in a gold leaf.

This was just a glance. The more you read and finally decide to visit Hawaii, the more you will move closer towards these beauties of North America.

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