If you are a local or if you visited Chicago multiple times already, you must have seen The Art Institute, Cloud Gate, The Magnificent Mile, Willis Tower and other well-known Chicago Landmarks by now. Swift cars team can drive you anywhere you like, but if you are on a lookout for places which are not so famous but still lovely to visit, here are a few suggestions which can serve as your starting points.
The Gallery Cabaret
This is where you live music 7 days a week. Most of the musicians who play here are not paid professionals, so you can hear true passion in their performance. They also organize monthly art shows and comedy hours. This place is not at all pretentious, with the benefit of being entertaining and cozy. Plus, if you are one of the romantic ones, you’ll love it here!
Green Mill Cocktail Lounge
If you want to relish in mobster-nostalgia feel, this is the place for you. All that jazz paired with the well-mixed drinks equals a good time. Rumor has it that Al Capone used to visit this spot frequently back in the day. You’ll feel like you stepped back into the first half of 20th century, for sure!
In Smith Park, there is a place where you can browse jewelry, accessories, locally crafted soaps, luxurious hand lotions in peaceful atmosphere. Check out this boutique gift shop for when you want to treat yourself or to purchase a unique present for somebody special.
The Driehaus Museum
This opulent and well maintained historical mansion has the first floor filled with some interesting tidbits of info about the design and function of the rooms, while the second floor has owner’s art collection. An absolute feast for the eyes and we can drive you there!
Anybody up for a ping-pong game? Or you’d maybe want to test your billiard skills? Stop by Streeter’s Tavern to check out the local competition while enjoying some hot dogs and beer. This is the perfect late-night watering hole to meet your friends at and unwind in the laid-back environment.
Sweet Mandy B’s
Are you in the mood for some divine tasting desserts? You won’t go wrong with this old-fashioned bakery. They have a wide variety of delicious stuff to sink your teeth into. You can also sit there, sip coffee, and savor every little bit of it with the intoxicating aroma of baked goods around you. Calories don’t really count if the sweets are so instagrammable, right?
The Book Cellar
If you are not in the mood for big book chains, pay this place a visit! There is a café side to this store, and that means you can grab a glass of wine or a sandwich while looking for that paperback or hardcover. Warm and inviting staff will always be on hand to help you with their recommendations and suggestions.
Promontory Point at Burnham Park
This is a great place to enjoy picnics, sunsets, bonfires, take in the view of the skyline, jog or take a walk, this peninsula has it all! Great place to swim during the summer, since the water is crystal clear and there is no litter.
Gulliver’s Pizza & Pub
Does it even count as a visit of The Windy City, if you didn’t have a slice of delicious deep-dish pizza? Try out a slice at Gulliver’s Pizza & Pub, and you can count that visit as complete! Bask in true Chicago feel while you enjoy your pizza in the world-class experience of eccentric interior design.
Clarke House Museum
This is the oldest surviving building you can find in the original Chicago city limits (it was built in 1836). The Clark House is furnished with period artifacts, every person visiting can experience the historic Chicago architecture.
Chicago is absolutely stunning, no matter where you go! And the thing making your sightseeing options even more awesome is that you can book a black car and go anywhere around, at great rates, with a trusted driver. Get to know Chicago a little bit better with Swift cars by your side!