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Chicago, The City Built For The World To See

Since the incorporation of Chicago as a city in 1837, the city has grown at exponential rates bringing in culture from all over the world. In the midst of the rapid Chicago growth, the city equally grew out as it did up. This population boom quickly created a need for public transportation with the population growing to 300,000 by 1869.

Close buildings, congestion and hazardous layout all contributed to the great fire of 1870 which in turn caused over 17,000 buildings to burn to the ground. This tragedy caused the city of Chicago to start over again with construction which promoted the use of steel beams and wide roads for transportation. From the new ideas of rebuilding the city, Chicago was at the brink of building some of the worlds tallest buildings including the Home Insurance Building and eventually the Sears Tower.

The architecture of the city made Chicago an appealing location for both residents and visitors, along with being easier than ever to commute to and tour. Horse drawn buggies were upgraded to overhead trolley cars in 1890 and then to motorcoaches in 1927. By 1945, nearly the entire city of Chicago was accessible by charter bus.

Over the past 70 years Chicago has developed into one of the most visited cities in America. For those visiting Chicago for only a couple of days, there is no way to accomplish or see everything. Charter buses make it easier to see and do more as they transport people easily across the city for tourism purposes. It’s possible to pass through the entire city and take a look at everything from the panoramic windows of a Chicago charter bus.

The list of places to see in Chicago is endless. Depending on what your tour group wants to accomplish while visiting the Windy City, Chicago Tour Buses are an excellent way of getting to at least drive by and see the city as a whole including The Miracle Mile, Michigan Ave Bridge, Garrett Popcorn/Theatre District or the world famous Chicago Theatre.

Having a Chicago charter bus escort individuals and groups around town is an excellent way to see the whole city and decide which attractions they would like to spend more time at. For folks coming to Chicago for short periods of time, the Chicago culture and history can still be maximized and experienced with pinpoint attention to detail.

For visitors that are Chicago-bound, it’s highly recommended to take themselves or group on a charter bus tour of Chicago. The Chicago natives know the city better than anyone and can help maximize even the shortest amount of time spent in the windy city.


About the Author:
Sheila Dodd is the Marketing Executive for Chicago based motorcoach and tour bus company Executive Coach. Along with city and Chicago Airport Transportation, Executive Coach also offers services for Chicago sightseeing tours and day trips from Chicago.
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