See the most winning-est franchise in the NFL strut their stuff on the field. The Chicago Bears are one of the most popular teams in the league and have won over 700 games since 1920. The sports team throws down at Soldier Field.
The Chicago Bears are in the NFC North Division of the National Football League. The franchise was founded in 1919 in Decatur and moved to Chicago in 1921; along with the Arizona Cardinals, the Bears are the only remaining franchise from the NFL's founding.
The team holds league records for the most Pro Football Hall of Fame inductees, with 26 members, and the most retired jersey numbers with 13. In 2010, the team celebrated its 700th regular season win - more than any other NFL franchise. The Bears plays at Soldier Field.
Famous NFL Hall of Famers include club founder George Halas, Dick Butkus, Walter Payton, Mike Singletary, and Mike Ditka.
Add to the roar of the crowd at a Chicago Bulls game. The NBA team is one of the most famed sports franchises from the '90s. They won six NBA Championships by earning two three-peats. This amazing historic record was led by legendary player Michael Jordan and legendary coach Phil Jackson. See the Bulls in action at the United Center.
The Chicago Bulls are a franchise of the National Basketball Association that was founded in 1966. The team plays in the Central Division of the Eastern Conference. Home games are played at Chicago's United Center.
The team reigned supreme in the 1990s when Phil Jackson coached the team led by NBA legends Michael Jordan and Scottie Pippen. The Bulls won six championships in eight years, including two three-peats and became the only team in NBA history to win at least 70 games in a single season during the 1995-96 season. Phil Jackson is now the coach of the Los Angeles Lakers, who have also been a successful, championship winning team. Chicago Bulls Hall of Famers include Nate Thurmond, George Gervin, Robert Parish, Michael Jordan, Scottie Pippen, and coach Phil Jackson. Both Michael Jordan and Scottie Pippen's numbers have been retired.
Watch the Chicago Cubs take another whack at a World Series during a game this season. The Cubs have yet to win a World Series but loyal sports fans keep the historic Wrigley Field booming on game days.
The Chicago Cubs play in Major League Baseball's National League in the Central Division. The famous Wrigley Field is the host of their home games. They are one of the oldest active teams in major North American sports, and one of two MLB teams based in Chicago, sharing the city with the Chicago White Sox.
The Cubs claim the not-so-grand honor of experiencing the longest championship drought in American professional sports history, having gone 102 years without winning the World Series.
But the team is, of course a hometown favorite, with fans often referring to the Cubs as the "Lovable Losers."
The club is synonymous with one of the most famous ballparks in baseball history, Wrigley Field. To their credit and staying power, the Chicago Cubs are the oldest active team in major North American sports still currently in its original city.
Checkout the Chicago Fire soccer club of the MLS at the awesome Toyota Park stadium where the funnest game in the world is played. Watch notable veteran international and American players as well as upcoming young players.
You'll find plenty more than peanuts and Cracker Jacks at this ballpark. Head to U.S. Cellular Field and watch the Chicago White Sox dominate at home. The championship sports team has won three World Series titles and a number of American League pennants.
The U.S. Cellular Field is located in Chicago's Armour Square neighborhood and serves as the home field for Major League Baseball's Chicago White Sox. After over 80 years at the original Comiskey Park, the franchise moved to the new field in 1991. The name of the field changed to U.S. Cellular Field in 2003 but many fans and even sportscasters still refer to the field as Comiskey Park.
The ballpark is full of attractions and features to entertain guests. A few places of interest are the PrivateBank Fan Deck, Rain Room, Comcast Fundamentals Deck, Miller Lite Bullpen Sports Bar, The Patio, Jim Beam Club, TBD's Sports Garden, The Stadium Club, Majestic Custom T-Shirt Shop, The Two Blue Seats, White Sox Champions Brick Plaza, and Old Comiskey Park's home plate. White Sox fans might want to take the time to check out sculptures of baseball legends like Minnie Minoso, Carlton Fisk, Charles Comiskey, Luis Aparicio, Nellie Fox, Billy Pierce, and Harold Baines.
The Chicago Wolves don't puck around: They have had decades of consistent success on the ice since the team was formed in 1994. Watch the championship sports team battle in the rink at the Allstate Arena with some of the most prominent names in American hockey, like Chris Chelios, Troy Murray and Rob Brown.
The first forest preserve in the nation, the Forest Preserves of Cook County has more than 69,000-acres to escape to. Wildlife, outdoor recreation and environmental education opportunities offer something for everyone.
Get a glimpse of what Chicago looked like before all the hustle and bustle of city life arrived. The Morton Arboretum is a preserve of native Chicago woodlands and restored Illinois prairie. Take a tour, hike on the recreation trails, join a class or a special camp - the 1,700-acre conservation effort is a great place to let loose.
Want to try a challenging water adventure that is a lot of fun, experience Stand-Up Paddleboarding "SUP" at Great Lakes Board Company. Providing rentals, lessons, yoga/fitness, expeditions and group activities for a day of fun in the sun.
Soak up the sun on the shores of Lake Michigan. Montrose Avenue Beach is just one of the city-owned beaches where you can relax, kayak, fish, swim, enjoy water sports and more. Don't forget your puppy, because the Montrose Beach has two dog beaches.
make your day a memorable one and snag a jet ski from Windy City Watersports and get ready for an adventure. The only licensed jet ski rental company along the Chicago beach, offering an activity to feel the cool breeze as you ride through the waves on a waverunner.
Lose yourself in 4,000 square feet of tunnels and mazes at the Amazing Chicago Funhouse Maze. The Navy Pier attraction has stumped at least a million people in its twisty mazes. Test your sense of direction if you think you're up for the challenge. You may surprise yourself!
Scream your face off on a thrill ride like "The Dark Knight" coaster, splash around in a 13-acre water park or do both at Six Flags Great America. The amusement park has family rides and kiddie rides, making it the perfect destination for vacationing families and local families alike. Be sure to meet your favorite Looney Tunes and Justice League characters while at the park.
Enjoy live racing and simulcasting at Hawthorne Race Course, a thoroughbred horse racetrack with a one-mile dirt oval and a seven-furlong turf oval. The main track homestretch is 1,320 feet, one of the longest in the country.
Enjoy open roller skating at The Rink in Chicago. The building has three different floors, which include a main skating rink and a practice rink. Offering skating classes for learners of all ages and between skating play pool or other recreational activities. The smaller 3rd floor is a stepping floor reserved for dancing. The host private skating parties for a variety of groups or have birthday party during public sessions.
Beep beep! Make sure they clear the streets when you zoom by on a Segway. The Segway Experience of Chicago invites you to rent a Segway and tour the city like it's never been seen before. The guided tours point out some of Chicago's most storied architecture and landmarks.