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Apr 1, 2013 - Lesser known Chicago sights

Lake Michigan, city parks, professional sports team, skyscrapers, natural history & art museums and culinary delights are the most few most common and popular tourist attractions in Chicago. However, the Windy City also features some unique attractions that not many knew. The best way to explore the uniqueness of the Windy City is with a bus, charter bus, coach bus, party bus, mini bus, passenger coach or school bus chartered from Bus Charters Chicago.

The Graceland Cemetery is the #1 unique attraction in the list. This well maintained and preserved cemetery has paved streets creating a labyrinth, it is also the final resting place of many notable people and figures. Remember to pick-up a copy of a map at the office located at the main entrance as the place is pretty wide. If you have limite map, this map will comes in very handy to help you to locate the graves you wish to visit. You will be able to find the first American black boxer, Jack Johnson, and groundbreaker, Robert Fitzsimmons. The cemetery also features museum-like tombs and mausoleums such as Loredo Taft's "Etermal Silence" grave for Dexter Grave, The Henry Harrison Getty Tomb/Mausoleum, George Palmer Greek Columns and William Kimball grave with grim angel.

For those who fascinates the dark and unusual, the notorious history of the Windy City promises you numerous options of tours especially the Weird Chicago Tours track ghosts, gangsters and ghouls. Special arrangements can be made with choices of tracing local ghosts and spirits, serial killers, gangsters or supernatural events. While other tours link to infamous assassinations, lives of the Second City's most-wanted criminals or sites related to the historic local blues scene.
The next unique attraction is one that cleanses the spirit and welcomes charter bus visitors with open arms whether just sightseeing or join them for worship, the Baha'i House of Worship. It is one of the eight Baha'i Faith temples in the world. The House of Worship is built in 1925 and listed on the National Register of Historic Places with formal gardens surround the temples. Remember to witness the performance of the House of Worship Choir.

For a charter bus tour of some of Chicago’s lesser known attractions, Bus Charters Chicago can help you plan your trip with a selection from their fleet of charter buses and friendly, personalized service.