The Windy City is known for its legendary blues scene, its delicious deep-dish pizza and as the home of two rivaling baseball teams, but it's also a top destination for international and domestic travelers. There are an array of restaurants, museums and attractions along the Magnificent Mile and throughout its diverse neighborhoods. To get you around this bustling city, Dollar offers many Chicago rental cars at great Chicago discounts. Plan to hit these affordable attractions on your next trip:
Explore the Museum Campus
Drive your Chicago car rental to the Museum Campus, situated alongside the Lake Michigan shore. Many of these institutions offer free admission on various dates throughout the year. At the Museum of Science and Industry, you can browse through more than 800 exhibits covering an array of topics, from the human brain to German U-boats. The Field Museum houses Sue, the most complete Tyrannosaurus Rex skeleton in the world, not to mention an expansive ancient Egypt exhibit. Don't forget to visit the world-class Art Institute of Chicago and Shedd Aquarium while you're in town.
Take a Free Tour
Some travelers pay top-dollar prices for tours of the Windy City, but few know about the Chicago Greeter Program. Sign up to have an area resident take you around his or her favorite local haunts - leave your Chicago car rental behind for this one, because you'll travel on foot or by public transit. There are also an array of self-guided tours available through the Commission on Chicago Landmarks - you can choose a themed tour, like one that takes you through all the best music venues or one that exposes you to the city's architecture.