Homestay Resources

 

The followig are just few of the great activities you can do, and places you can visit, during your stay in Chicago.

Start by obtaining your VENTRA transportation card and setting the CTA Tracker in your phone so you can start your journey through the city, and vecinity areas, with a minimum of delays and in a safe manner.

 

CHICAGO TRANSPORTATION INFORMATION

http://www.transitchicago.com/traintracker/

 

METRA TRANSPORTATION INFORMATION

http://metrarail.com/metra/en/home/maps_schedules/metra_system_map.html

 

CHICAGO PUBLIC LIBRARY 

http://www.chipublib.org/locations/15/

 

AREA EVENTS AND FESTIVALS

http://www.choosechicago.com/articles/view/CHICAGO-EVENTS-FESTIVALS-2015-CALENDAR/1446/

Top 30 Chicagoland Tours 

http://www.viator.com/Chicago/d673-ttd

Architecture Tour

http://www.flwright.org/

Museums

http://chicagomuseumblog.com/museum-guide/ 

https://www.google.com/webhp?sourceid=chrome-instant&ion=1&espv=2&ie=UTF-8#safe=active&q=chicago+museums

National Museum of Puerto Rican Arts & Culture

http://nmprac.org/

OTHER NICE NEARBY TOURS

House on the Rock, WI

http://www.yelp.com/biz/the-house-on-the-rock-spring-green

Galena, IL

http://www.tripadvisor.com/Tourism-g36022-Galena_Illinois-Vacations.html  

Bahai Temple, Wilmette, IL 

http://www.bahaitemple.com/

Lake Geneva

http://www.tripadvisor.com/Tourism-g60022-Lake_Geneva_Wisconsin-Vacations.html

 

THE OUTLETS

Premium Prairie Outlet in Kenosha, Wisconsin (about 50-60 minutes from Chicago in car)

http://www.premiumoutlets.com/outlets/outlet.asp?id=90

Aurora Outlet (about 50-60 minutes from Chicago in car)

http://www.premiumoutlets.com/outlets/outlet.asp?id=63

 

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