As with many tourist destinations, the locals swear that they avoid them at all costs. In Chicago, that may or may not be true with Navy Pier, but one thing is clear: The world loves it.
Tourists flock to Paris, but apparently the French aren’t always so friendly. They’re so rude a guide was written in part to teach them to be nicer. That got CBS 2’s Dana Kozlov thinking: How do we treat our tourists here in Chicago?
You are probably noticing more tourists around town.
Mayor Rahm Emanuel plans to open new Chicago tourism offices in three new countries this year, and hopes to have 50 million tourists coming every year by 2020.
Tourists visiting Chicago have had to cope with the 100-plus heat indices, and most seemed OK about it.
For 15 minutes Monday night, the city wowed the crowd with fireworks at Navy Pier.