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Welcome to Chicago, the city that feels like home!  With endless places to visit, see and experience - there is a little something for everyone to enjoy! We have listed a variety of Chicago’s most popular destinations, check out all of our recommendations below. For more ideas or even help planning your stay, be sure to visit:
https://www.choosechicago.com/things-to-do/
 

Skydeck Chicago

Experience the city like never before, from 1,353 feet above ground! Located on the 103rd floor of the iconic Willis (Sears) Tower, the Skydeck Ledge is a glass-viewing platform that offers magnificent views of Chicago. On a clear day, you can even see four states – Illinois, Indiana, Wisconsin and Michigan.

https://theskydeck.com/



Navy Pier

Navy Pier encompasses more than fifty acres of parks, gardens, shops, restaurants, family attractions and exhibition facilities. From the Ferris Wheel to the Children’s Museum to the Shakespeare Theatre, there is something for everyone to enjoy!

https://navypier.org/



Shedd Aquarium

Shedd Aquarium, one of the world's largest indoor aquariums, will exceed your expectations once you step inside this massive marvel. Enjoy over 32,000 species of sea life including dolphins, belugas, sharks and penguins.

https://www.sheddaquarium.org/



Museum of Science and Industry

Home to 14 acres of interactive activities, exhibitions and games – the Museum of Science and Indsutry is an entertaining destination for all. Some of the museum's exhibits include a full-size replica coal mine, German submarine U-505 captured during World War II, a 3,500-square-foot (330 m2) model railroad, the command module of Apollo 8 and the first diesel-powered streamlined stainless-steel passenger train.

https://www.msichicago.org/



Field Museum

One of the largest natural history museums, Field Museum has over 24 million objects and artifacts.  With some incredible exhibits including Sue the T.rex and Máximo the Titanosaur, you will be able to explore the past, present and future of the earth, its animals, people and culture. 

https://www.fieldmuseum.org/



Tastebud Food Tour

Selected as the “Editors Choice”, Tastebud Food Tours offers delicious food tours through Chicago’s historic neighborhoods. Each small group tour serves up Chicago’s quintessential cuisine while visiting different specialty food shops and highly rated Chicago restaurants.

https://tastebudtours.com/food-tours/chicago-tours/taste-chicago-food-tour/



Chicago Architecture River Cruise

Experience a fascinating, 90-minute journey through Chicago's diverse riverfront architecture and history. CAF-certified volunteer docents provide a detailed narrative of more than 50 buildings and tell the stories of the people who designed and built the city.

https://www.cruisechicago.com/architecture-tours



Chicago Original Gangster Tour

Experience Chicago as it was during the roaring 1920’s. Guided by actors, the “gangster guides” present an accurate account of the activities that were going on in Chicago during the Prohibition Era. During the tour, you will hear historically accurate exploits of Capone, Moran, Dillinger and many more. Some sites included are the St. Valentine’s Day Massacre, the Biograph Theatre and Holy Name Cathedral.  The tour is educational but very entertaining with prizes at the end!

https://gangstertour.com/



Big Bus Chicago

levate your visit to Chicago with a Big Bus Tour. Hop on the top deck for a panoramic view of the city and lake. Hop off at any one of the 14 stops and explore the many attractions including the Magnificent Mile, Field Museum or Alder Planetarium. Buses arrive every 60 minutes and there are no limits to how often you can hop on and off!

https://www.bigbustours.com/en/chicago/chicago-bus-tours/



Looking for somewhere to eat?

Be sure to check out Choose Chicago https://www.choosechicago.com/restaurants/.  There you will find everything from the 20 Things to Eat in Chicago, Famous and Classic Chicago Restaurants, to the best Dessert and Brunch places in town! Your taste buds will thank you!