With 42 kilometres of public beaches along Lake Michigan, this city truly has the best of both worlds. Weighing in as the 3rd most popular city in the U.S., Chicago, Illinois has a population of over 2.7 million people and is home to iconic landmarks such as Willis Tower, Chicago River and the Cloud Gate, otherwise known as “The Bean.” But did you know that “The Bean” is actually cleaned twice daily in an effort to keep its crystal shine and that engineers once had to reverse the flow of the Chicago river in 1900? To find out other fun facts about this popular spot, take a look at EF’s Chicago City infographic below!
Interested in bringing this infographic to life with your students? Browse our tours today!