nother architectural icon of the Windy City is the Chase Tower and Plaza. At 850 feet, it is the highest building within the elevated tracks in the Loop. Today, the building constructed in 1969 hosts Chase bank but it also served as the office of the First National Bank of Chicago and BankOne. You will see a nearby sunken plaza where most workers in the nearby offices spend their breaks. One highlight at the plaza is the Four Seasons mosaic created by Marc Chagall.
Wellesley Island State Park has the largest camping complex in the Thousand Islands region. Secluded wilderness sites nestled along the banks of the St. Lawrence River are accessible only by foot or boat. Within this rustic paradise, fishing is excellent--particularly for muskie in autumn. The park has a full service marina, four boat launches, a sandy beach on the river offers great swimming and sunbathing and there 9-hole gold course nearby. http://nysparks.com/parks/52/details.aspx
Competitors race down a steep hill -- known as Cooper’s Hill, near Gloucester, England -- as they vie for the day’s ultimate prize: a round of Double Gloucester cheese. This centuries-old tradition is held on the UK’s Spring Bank Holiday, attracting not only locals from the nearby village of Brockworth but also people from all over the world.