Chicago - South Loop & Near South Side (PDF Chapter) Lonely Planet
In the South Loop, the Field Museum, Shedd Aquarium and Adler Planetarium huddle at the Museum Campus. Historic buildings dot the area, including Chess Records, the seminal blues label. Chinatown bustles with noodle shops and exotic wares.
- size up Sue the T-rex, the towering totem poles and magnificent mummies at the Field Museum
- see beluga whales and reef sharks swim by the glass windows at Shedd Aquarium
- view the stars and Chicago skyline from Adler Planetarium
Coverage includes: Neighborhood Top Five, Local Life, Getting There & Away, Sights, Eating, Drinking & Nightlife, Entertainment, Shopping and Sports & Activities.
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