If you have lived in Chicago for a number of years, you may be tempted to think that you have seen all of the great sites. In reality, this is the perfect time to visit the city and take in all of the sites, and to do it in your car. Chicago may get a bad reputation because of its traffic, but there is plenty to see if you visit the city in your car. So on your next day off, get out there and see the city by following these tips.
If you want to get the best view of Chicago while in your car then you need to take a drive up and down Lake Shore Drive. Lake Shore Drive runs the length of the city heading north and south and hugs Lake Michigan. If you go down Lake Shore Drive during the day you will be able to get a great view of the lake as well as the skyscrapers of downtown. If you take the trip at night, you can see the lights of the skyscrapers as they light up the city. It truly is a sight to see!
Another great way to see the city is to visit one of the restaurants. Get a group of friends and go to a restaurant downtown like Pizzeria Due. You’ll be able to have the valet park your car, and if you have to wait, you can explore the surrounding area on foot. On the drive down you will be able to look at the skyline as you enter the city and at the surrounding buildings as you drive you drive through the city.
Chicago is one of the great cities in the United States. If you live there, or live close, you can see city through your car for quite a unique experience.