Chicago’s culture is typically described as neighborhood based. Strong ethnic populations, including the Germans, Irish, Mexican, Asian, Greek Italian and Polish, each of whom proudly observe traditions.
Chicago, the City of Big Shoulders, is known for many things, but perhaps the most striking aspect for visitors is the magnificent downtown spread around Lakeshore Drive and the strong architectural sights that give the city a distinctly European feeling.
Chicago is sublime to visit during the Tulip Season in the spring, or during the myriad concerts throughout the summer. But even during the cold months, the city dresses up to welcome visitors in a manner that can awe the casual or seasoned visitor.