Did you know that the Clinton Shepard set a Guiness World Record for longest marathon on an amusement ride at Navy Pier? He spent 48 hours, 8 minutes, and 25 seconds on the Ferris Wheel without falling asleep. (from https://navypier.com/)
We’re perfectly placed here at Schaumburg Mitsubishi in Chicago, Illinois – a metropolitan area with a ton of hot spots for lovers of cars, trains, and all sorts of automobiles. Young or old, there’s something in Chicago for you.
Volo Auto Museum
First off, this museum has all sorts of cars on display – from antiques to special collectors’ editions of some of the most famous and well-loved vehicle lines. In total, the museum has more than 30 unique exhibits on display.
The Choo Choo
If you’re a fan of trains in Chicago, you absolutely must check out The Choo Choo – a restaurant where your burger is delivered to you directly by model train. And with a variety of kids’ meals available, it’s an excellent choice for the whole family.
Museum of Science and Industry
One of the many, diverse exhibits at the Museum of Science and Industry is The Great Train Story: a model railroad that allows more than 20 trains running on about 1,400 feet of track. Through this exhibit, you will learn about the influence of trains on the long journey from Chicago to Seattle.
Chicago Auto Show
Lastly, if you’re lucky, you may be in the area during the Chicago Auto Show – one of the world’s largest automobile shows, taking place each year and highlighting some of the most innovative and game-changing vehicles on the market.
Lincoln Park Zoo
The Lincoln Park Zoo is where wildlife thrives in the vast urban city that is Chicago. Visitors flock from around the country to see the unique exhibits and have a family-friendly experience they won’t soon forget. The Zoo is home to some of the most amazing animals in the world, and best of all, the zoo is open to all visitors at no charge all 365 days of the year.
The Morton Arboretum stretches a vast 1,700 acres and is a local gem. The attraction puts new focus on conservation, recreation, and research while simultaneously being a great place for the community to experience nature to the fullest. Also known as the Champion of Trees, the Morton Arboretum works to educate the public in its very own living museum.
The Art Institute of Chicago
Art enthusiasts and visitors looking to take in some classic art will find few better museums than The Art Institute of Chicago. Rotating exhibits from throughout the ages are constantly on display to the public. Art forms include everything from photography to painting to sculpture, ensuring that there’s something for everyone to see.
And of course – if you’re in the market for a new or used vehicle, visit us anytime at Schaumburg Mitsubishi. Our enormous selection of Mitsubishi models might just include your next dream vehicle!