Car hire in Chicago, Illinois
Car rental in Chicago
As the 3rd largest city in the US be prepared to cover a lot of ground in your Avis car rental! Chicago is a vibrant and fast moving city with a wonderful diversity of things to do. A beautiful skyline rising out of the vast water of Lake Michigan and its sandy beaches, backing on to a rich architectural cityscape with iconic skyscrapers, vast parks, world class museums and an art collection to be envied, it won't be hard to fill your itinerary.
History & Architecture
With a collection of museums that are second to none those looking for a cultural element to the trip won't be disappointed. For ease you can visit the Museum Campus which holds 3 of the main museums close together - 'he Adler Planetarium for the space exhibits, the Field Museum of Natural History housing a giant Tyrannosaurus Rex skeleton, and the Shedd Aquarium displaying an endless array of marine life. Famous for having the best collection of impressionist art outside of the Louvre the art enthusiast can't leave without a visit to The Art Institute of Chicago. For those of an architectural disposition the city's downtown area provides an unrivalled landscape of interesting buildings. The city claims ownership of 3 of the 5 tallest buildings in America with Sears Tower, Trump Tower and the Aon Centre. In addition to the skyscrapers there are a multitude of superbly designed buildings, magnificent bridges and ornate structures.
Shopping & Entertainment
The iconic Navy pier can't be missed with its 15 story Ferris Wheel and it is really a one stop shop for all your entertainment needs! Looking for a shopping adventure? Take a stroll down the Magnificent Mile of Michigan Avenue for an unparalleled shopping experience or stroll through the legendary Macy's store. Set your Avis car to cruise and take a drive along the splendidly scenic Lake Shore Drive making sure to take advantage of one of the many sandy beaches. Chicago enjoys a strong entertainment scene particularly in blues, jazz, comedy. Spend a night in the famous House of Blues or take in a comedy gig at the Laugh Factory. As with everything else Chicago seems to have unlimited options for eating out whether it's the well known Cheesecake Factory, the classic deep dish Chicago pizza or one of its fine dining establishments like Blackbird.
Enjoy an exceptional experience of Chicago with an Avis car.