Chicago Air & Water Show To Feature The Breitling Jet Team's First Appearance In The U.S.The Chicago Air & Water Show is doubling down on dazzling jets this year, not only featuring the Blue Angels, but a also the Breitling Jet Team in their U.S. debut.
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How To Get To The Air & Water ShowCraning your neck up towards the sky to catch sight of the white, cloud-like end trails behind jets and wishing you were the pilot of one of those giant, metal, flying beasts is usually expected of children, and only children. The Chicago Air & Water Show gives everyone permission—children and adults alike—to look up at the sky and wonder exactly how amazingly rad being a pilot would be. It doesn't matter where you're coming from, this show is worth seeing no matter the distance. To prove this, we've figured out where you need to go to let your imagination fly and how to get there. All you need to do is read below...
Beachfront Dining For The Air & Water ShowBring a cooler with soggy PB&J sandwiches to the beach so you can watch The Air & Water Show if you want, but if I were you, I'd try to do something a bit more tasty. Along the lake there are many great restaurants that offer not only a great view of the Thunderbirds that will be flying overhead, but great food too. Some even offer specials for The Air & Water Show, which sure is swell of them! So why not take them up on one of their offers?
Best Hotels For The ShowEven if you're coming from the suburbs, traveling into the city for The Air & Water Show can be a real pain in the butt. Make things easy on yourself by reserving a hotel room; a nice, soft, conveniently located bed to find yourself in at the end of the day. Best part: you don't even have to make the bed after getting up in the morning.
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