It's no secret that the flagship parks of downtown Chicago—namely Grant and Millennium—are home to some pretty stunning views of the skyline. To get a more novel downtown perspective, though, try visiting the Lurie Garden. Tucked into the southern end of Millennium Park, its verdant expanses of wildflowers and grasses make an extra-appealing foreground for the city skyline.
Of the many incredible Chicago attractions there are to explore, the most magical of them all might be the twinkling city skyline. Lucky for you, there are plenty of ways to take in the stunning skyline—from the diamond-shaped Crain Communications Building to the towering majesty of the Willis Tower (even if you still call it by its old name)—all without breaking the bank. No matter which side of Chicago you call home, you're bound to find some pretty amazing skyline vistas, whether you're peering out from Chicago rooftop bars, commuting on the L or hanging out in a beautiful park. So snap a pic and linger awhile at these appealing vantage points around town.
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