Fun at The Taste of Chicago
By Brandon Dudley May 31, 2012
Check Out The Taste of Chicago!
Planning a trip to a big city can be pretty overwhelming and a visit to Chicago is no exception. There are so many sights to see and things to do, it seems like you will never have enough time to see everything before you have to head back home. From shopping on Michigan Ave., the Ferris wheel on Navy Pier, and Buckingham Fountain near the Museum campus, there is no way you can fit everything in on the first trip.
If you want to make the most of your visit to the Windy City, there is no better time to come this summer than during the Taste of Chicago. Running this year from July 11th-15th at Grant Park on the lakefront, this feastival is sure to keep your stomach satisfied during your whole stay.
While you are sure to find famous Chicago-style pizza and hotdogs, there are tons of other culinary gems of the city to discover at the world’s largest food festival. Restaurants from every part of the city will be represented, so you can get a taste of the best dishes from areas as diverse as Chinatown, Taylor Street, and the Gold Coast. Guest chefs will also be giving special presentations to show how you can you’re your favorite new dishes at home. Take the Taste of Chicago as an opportunity to try all the different flavors without having to run around all 237 sq. miles of the city to find them.
And what is dinner without a good show?
There are tons of musical performers lined up throughout the long weekend, like Chicago natives Jennifer Hudson and Chaka Khan, indie-rock group Death Cab for Cutie, and other popular artists. The performers are as diverse as the food, so you are sure to find something to enjoy no matter what your musical taste.
Once your ears and taste buds have been satisfied, it’s time to start exploring the rest of the city. Hop on a charter bus and bring your group to areas where their favorite dishes from the Taste are made. And don’t forget to stop by some of Chicago’s biggest sights, like The Willis Tower, Millennium Park, and Wrigley Field, just to name a few.
Charter bus makes it easy
A charter bus is the perfect way to traverse the city and avoid the hurried chaos of the streets and the confusion of public transportation. Call The BusBank or visit our website so we can help make planning your trip a breeze. With buses ranging in size from 20 -57 passenger coaches, we are sure to find the perfect bus to comfortably accommodate your whole group as you explore the city.
Grab a bite to eat at the Taste and then hop on a charter bus to visit the parts of the city where your favorite dishes are made to find other great sights and attractions. Whatever part of the city you want to see, The BusBank will take you there.