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Ninety-four floors up in the blue (and very windy) Chicago sky is a glass and steel contraption that takes steady nerves and a bit of daring to take on. Much like the famed Ledge at SkyDeck Chicago or the nerve-wracking Edgewalk at CN Tower in Toronto, TILT at 360 Chicago is for those unshakeable thrill-seekers looking for an aerial adventure.
How does a nation come to grips with one of the most horrific events in its history? Since the 9/11 Museum opened on May 21, more than 430,000 people have visited the expansive underground site to witness the stories and artifacts from the terrorist attacks on September 11, 2001. Attendance has exceeded expectations of museum officials, even with the $24 adult entry fee.
Since July 4, 1777 -- the first birthday of the United States of America -- fireworks have been a part of our nation’s celebratory fabric. The Congressionally-sponsored fireworks were commissioned to celebrate the first anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence and delivered a rousing light show to the colonists in a patriotic pyrotechnic display. Today, the tradition continues nearly 240 years later.
The southeastern part of the U.S. has no shortage of fun in the sun, and as the warmer weather begins to sweep across the rest of the country, we find ourselves planning weekend getaways to soak in every second of sunshine that Mother Nature brings us. When your work schedule permits and you have the opportunity to sink your feet in the sand and your bottom in a beach chair, there’s no better place than Tampa Bay, Florida.
From panoramic views at Skydeck Chicago to the interactive science exhibits at the Museum of Science and Industry, the Windy City’s sight-seeing opportunities are certainly nothing short of spectacular. But Chicago is also the deep dish pizza capital of the world. Here's where you can find the best of the best.
While there’s nothing particularly ugly or untoward about Treasure Island or Angel Island, they suffer the same fate as one who poses next to a glamorous movie star. Next to San Francisco and all of its great attractions, they just don’t get noticed very much.