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    Millennium Park

    Millennium Park

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

    This is a public park free for all. Main attractions include cloud gate, the Pritzker Pavilion and the crown fountain. This park is wonderfully designed by the famous architect Frank ...

  • 2
    Art Institute of Chicago

    Art Institute of Chicago

    Ranked #2 overall in Chicago things to do
    260 reviews
    Sights and Museums, Art Museum
    Popular withArtsyHistoryFamilies

    Wonderful museum in the heart of Chicago. Their permanent collection is especially worth seeing. They also have a very good cafe.

  • 3
    Willis Tower

    Willis Tower

    Ranked #3 overall in Chicago things to do
    294 reviews
    Sights and Museums, Landmark, Popular
    Popular withAdventureFamiliesHistory

    Check the weather before coming here. If it's too cloudy you won't be able to see a thing just clouds.

  • 4
    Wrigley Field

    Wrigley Field

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

    I LOVE WRIGLEY FIELD!!!!!!!!! I cannot get there often enough because I live out of state but whenever I am in Chicago, WRIGLEY is one of my stops!!!!!!!

  • 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

    Definitely a one and done place to go. Yes, it's an iconic place to go and see in Chicago, but it's very generic. The best thing about here is the ...

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    Cloud Gate

    Cloud Gate

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

    Oh the cloud gate... better know to tourists as the BEAN. Take a selfie and move along. The highlight of the bean is the surroundings. You are in the heart ...

  • 7
    Shedd Aquarium

    Shedd Aquarium

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

    The highlight of a recent trip to Chicago. Visited as a kid, so cool to see it again. The aquarium has everything from bright colorful tropical fish, Dolphins, beluga whales, ...

  • 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 view is beautiful at night and when there isn't any fog, but I would rather go to the Willis tower

  • 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

    Free zoo that doesn't feel like a free zoo! Plenty of animals and a train ride to keep you and the kiddies entertained.

  • 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

    If you’re looking for more of a self paced cultural experience in the city of Chicago, be sure to check out the Field Museum and some of their most interesting ...

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