Explore the Shedd Aquarium

If you love learning about what lies beneath the world’s oceans and lakes, then visit the Shedd Aquarium. It has been a Chicago landmark since 1930, and is dedicated to saving endangered species. Two million people visit the aquarium every year to see animals such as: Beluga Whale An aquarium favorite, beluga whales can turn […]

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People Are Raven about this Bird Sanctuary

A sandpiper runs across a wet, glistening beach.

Did you know that bird watching is the second fastest growing hobby in the United States? If you would like to give it a try, grab your binoculars and head to the Montrose Point Bird Sanctuary. More than 300 species have been spotted here, including some of the rarest birds ever recorded in Illinois. Birds […]

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Celebrate Lincoln Park Zoo’s 150th Anniversary


What began with two pairs of swans gifted from New York’s Central Park is now a thriving attraction featuring thousands of animals from across the globe. We’re talking about the┬áLincoln Park Zoo, and it opened in 1868. It’s one of the oldest zoos in the country, and today visitors can enjoy an array of exhibits […]

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