Things to do in Chicago

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  • 1
    Millennium Park

    Millennium Park

    Ranked #1 overall in Chicago things to do
    9.1459 reviews
    Outdoors, Park
    Popular withOutdoorsyFamiliesHistory

    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
    Art Institute of Chicago

    Art Institute of Chicago

    Ranked #2 overall in Chicago things to do
    9.5261 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 ...

  • 3
    Willis Tower

    Willis Tower

    Ranked #3 overall in Chicago things to do
    8.7294 reviews
    Sights and Museums, Landmark, Popular
    Popular withAdventureFamiliesArtsy

    Would have given it 3stars but where else can you get the view!?! Process to get up was easy enough, upstairs there was a broken wine glass sitting on a ...

  • 4
    Wrigley Field

    Wrigley Field

    Ranked #4 overall in Chicago things to do
    9.2248 reviews
    Sports, Baseball Stadium
    Popular withFamiliesHistoryOutdoorsy

    Great experience and loved the cubbie camaraderie. Highly recommend visiting to anyone traveling through Chicago.

  • 5
    Family Pavilion At Navy Pier

    Family Pavilion At Navy Pier

    Ranked #5 overall in Chicago things to do
    8.1234 reviews
    Sights and Museums, Tours, Classes and Rentals, Entertainment, Cruise, Theme Park, Pier
    Popular withFamiliesOutdoorsyAdventure

    When in Chicago, Navy Pier is a must! They offer Shopping, Lake Michigan Cruises, Music, Souvenirs, IMAX theater, Live theater, Fine dining and Fireworks. A great place to spend the ...

  • 6
    Cloud Gate

    Cloud Gate

    Ranked #6 overall in Chicago things to do
    9.1181 reviews
    Sights and Museums, Monument, Landmark, Popular
    Popular withArtsyFamiliesOutdoorsy

    When in Chicago, it would be a shame if you don't get an awesome picture here in front of this iconic bean designed by Anish Kapoor. This is the centerpiece ...

  • 7
    Shedd Aquarium

    Shedd Aquarium

    Ranked #7 overall in Chicago things to do
    9.1161 reviews
    Zoo or Aquarium
    Popular withFamiliesAdventureStudents

    Great way to see all the animals and awesome way to learn about then! Could go on a field trip or anything fun like that!

  • 8
    John Hancock Center

    John Hancock Center

    Ranked #8 overall in Chicago things to do
    8.9162 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
    9.0134 reviews
    Sights and Museums, Zoo or Aquarium
    Popular withFamiliesOutdoorsyAdventure

    I have amazing childhood memories going to this zoo! It's a fun outing for the whole family and especially during the winter, Zoo Lights is fantastic!

  • 10
    The Field Museum

    The Field Museum

    Ranked #10 overall in Chicago things to do
    9.3130 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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