Things to do in Chicago

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    Millennium Park

    Millennium Park

    Ranked #1 overall in Chicago things to do
    455 reviews
    Outdoors, Park
    Popular withFamiliesOutdoorsyArtsy

    Always a favorite that I visit each time I go to Chicago. Love the rotating sculpture exhibits, people and building watching at the "bean" and the video wall, and just ...

  • 2
    Willis Tower

    Willis Tower

    Ranked #2 overall in Chicago things to do
    294 reviews
    Sights and Museums, Landmark, Popular
    Popular withAdventureFamiliesArtsy

    A great building with amazing views of Chicago! Would definitely go back and take more amazing photos!

  • 3
    Art Institute of Chicago

    Art Institute of Chicago

    Ranked #3 overall in Chicago things to do
    258 reviews
    Sights and Museums, Art Museum
    Popular withArtsyHistoryFamilies

    Hands down the best museum in the city. You could spend hours here, so I recommend setting a good amount of time aside to go here. If you come here ...

  • 4
    Wrigley Field

    Wrigley Field

    Ranked #4 overall in Chicago things to do
    246 reviews
    Sports, Baseball Stadium
    Popular withFamiliesHistoryOutdoorsy

    Take a peek inside on of the most iconic stadiums in the U.S., Wrigley Field offers an intimate environment while providing the awe of experiencing a Major League Baseball game!

  • 5
    Family Pavilion At Navy Pier

    Family Pavilion At Navy Pier

    Ranked #5 overall in Chicago things to do
    233 reviews
    Sights and Museums, Tours, Classes and Rentals, Entertainment, Cruise, Theme Park, Pier
    Popular withFamiliesOutdoorsyFoodies

    No admission to enter this pier. Attractions and shows within this pier costs money but to take a peak, it's free. There's a few beer gardens, a theater and plenty ...

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    Cloud Gate

    Cloud Gate

    Ranked #6 overall in Chicago things to do
    179 reviews
    Sights and Museums, Monument, Landmark, Popular
    Popular withArtsyFamiliesOutdoorsy

    The famous "Bean". Your photographs will come out amazing! Perfect visit with families.

  • 7
    Shedd Aquarium

    Shedd Aquarium

    Ranked #7 overall in Chicago things to do
    161 reviews
    Zoo or Aquarium
    Popular withFamiliesAdventureStudents

    It's beautiful aquarium with plenty to do such as watching short clips in their theater and touching the sting rays as well as having dolphins put up a show!

  • 8
    John Hancock Center

    John Hancock Center

    Ranked #8 overall in Chicago things to do
    162 reviews
    Sights and Museums, Other, Landmark
    Popular withFamiliesAdventureArtsy

    The John Hancock Center-- a 100 floor building-- offers a spectacular vantage point to view Lake Michigan and the city on the 94th floor. The 360 Chicago observation deck has ...

  • 9
    Lincoln Park Zoo

    Lincoln Park Zoo

    Ranked #9 overall in Chicago things to do
    134 reviews
    Sights and Museums, Zoo or Aquarium
    Popular withFamiliesOutdoorsyAdventure

    Plenty of beautiful and friendly animals, with schedule activities, a lot of fun, for free.

  • 10
    The Field Museum

    The Field Museum

    Ranked #10 overall in Chicago things to do
    130 reviews
    Sights and Museums, History Museum, Science Museum
    Popular withHistoryFamiliesStudents

    Definitely one of the best museums in Chicago! Spent 4 hours exploring, and could easily have stayed longer. The exhibits were phenomenal.

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