Things to do in Chicago

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  • 1
    Millennium Park

    Millennium Park

    Ranked #1 overall in Chicago things to do
    444 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
    292 reviews
    Sights and Museums, Landmark, Popular
    Popular withAdventureFamiliesArtsy

    Will Tower also known before as Sears Tower, is the tallest in Chicago and have a SkyDeck at the 103rd floor.

  • 3
    Art Institute of Chicago

    Art Institute of Chicago

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

    Too many paintings so don’t try to do everything on one visit. Pace yourself and checkout the styles you like best.

  • 4
    Wrigley Field

    Wrigley Field

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

    Steeped in baseball history, Wrigley Field is an iconic ball park. What it may lack in more modern amenities, it makes up for in atmosphere and ivy. The Wrigleyville neighborhood ...

  • 5
    Cloud Gate

    Cloud Gate

    Ranked #5 overall in Chicago things to do
    176 reviews
    Sights and Museums, Popular
    Popular withArtsyFamiliesOutdoorsy

    Cloud Gate is British artist Anish Kapoor's first public outdoor work installed in the United States. The 110-ton elliptical sculpture is forged of a seamless series of highly polished stainless ...

  • 6
    Shedd Aquarium

    Shedd Aquarium

    Ranked #6 overall in Chicago things to do
    159 reviews
    Sights and Museums, Zoo or Aquarium
    Popular withFamiliesAdventureStudents

    Clean and full of wonder! Whether you're 3 or 93 there's plenty to see and do, even petting stingrays!

  • 7
    John Hancock Center

    John Hancock Center

    Ranked #7 overall in Chicago things to do
    162 reviews
    Sights and Museums, Other
    Popular withFamiliesAdventureArtsy

    Some really fantastic views from the bar at the top. No better place to enjoy a cocktail.

  • 8
    The Field Museum

    The Field Museum

    Ranked #8 overall in Chicago things to do
    129 reviews
    Sights and Museums, History Museum, Science Museum
    Popular withHistoryFamiliesStudents

    You learn a lot about history here! One of the most fascinating exhibits they have is the T Rex Sue right at the entrance

  • 9
    Lincoln Park Zoo

    Lincoln Park Zoo

    Ranked #9 overall in Chicago things to do
    132 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
    Museum of Science and Industry

    Museum of Science and Industry

    Ranked #10 overall in Chicago things to do
    128 reviews
    Sights and Museums, Science Museum
    Popular withFamiliesHistoryStudents

    From my research I figure that this was a pretty big museum so I allocated an entire day here. Holy cow, I barely scratched the surface! You can easily spend ...

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