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Bill Shea’s Museum
north shore
convention & visitors bureau
Bordering Chicago along Lake Michigan,
Chicago’s North Shore is the perfect
location for your Chicago area visit.

state’s north-west corner, you Heading back
The North Shore is home to Chicago Botanic
the US
A’s second most

come to the hidden gem of towards Chicago, stop
visited public garden
Garden, Northwestern University, and Westfield
Galena. With a Main Street lined at Rockford, where
boasts outstanding
Old Orchard Shopping Center which features
with handsome 19th-century the serene Anderson
English, Japanese and
Aquatic displays.
Macy's, Bloomingdales, Nordstrom, Lord &
homes and shops, plus the home Japanese Garden is
of General (and later President) known for its 12th-

Taylor and hundreds of other famous retailers.
Chicago P
Ulysses S Grant, you can sample century-style garden,
Outlets - 120 designer
World-class hotels at very affordable prices are
a real fl avour of Mid-West life 150 pools, pagodas and and name brand outlets,
located 20 minutes from downtown Chicago.
years ago through walking tours, waterfalls. By contrast,
conveniently located
Most North Shore hotels offer free parking and
narrated trolley rides and guided the Burpee Museum
west of Chicago in
Aurora (
ghost walks. stars ‘Jane’ and
hot breakfast and visitors to can take a city
‘Homer’, the T-rex
train directly to downtown Chicago.
and Triceratops
For more information on planning
skeletons that rank among the 10
your visit to Chicago’s North Shore
most important dinosaur
call 847-763-0011 or visit
discoveries of the past 100
You could even take
Direct fl ights from the UK to
a side trip to Volo where
Chicago include –
the TV & Movie Car
From London Heathrow: direct
Collection includes the
fl ights with Air India, American
original Batmobile
Airlines, British Airways,
from the Batman TV
United, Virgin Atlantic;
From Manchester:
show, Ecto 1 from
American Airlines,
Ghostbusters and the
BMI; From Dublin:
1989 Cadillac hearse
Aer Lingus, American
driven by Arnold
Airlines, US Airways;
From Manchester:
Schwarzenegger in
American Airlines, BMI,
Terminator 3: Rise of Pakistan International
the Machines.
Airlines; From
Return to Chicago.
Shannon: Aer Lingus.
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