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

    Love love love millennium park in all seasons. My child enjoys going there for movies, dancing events, really every reason a child could have a blast. It’s worth going to ...

  • 2
    Willis Tower

    Willis Tower

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

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

  • 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

    This place is magnificent! One of the best art museums I’ve been to. Didn’t have enough time to explore (only had three hours...). We had lunch there, too, and it ...

  • 4
    Wrigley Field

    Wrigley Field

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

    On my most recent trip to Chicago I was able to pick up tickets to one of the Cubs playoff games against the Dodgers. Unfortunately it was a loss but ...

  • 5
    Cloud Gate

    Cloud Gate

    Ranked #5 overall in Chicago things to do
    179 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 ...

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    Shedd Aquarium

    Shedd Aquarium

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

    One of the best aquariums in the country, as well as the oldest. The Shedd is a historic building that houses an impressive aquatic collection.

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    John Hancock Center

    John Hancock Center

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

    Great view, good drinks. Kind of loud because it was so busy but definitely worth it.

  • 8
    Lincoln Park Zoo

    Lincoln Park Zoo

    Ranked #8 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.

  • 9
    The Field Museum

    The Field Museum

    Ranked #9 overall in Chicago things to do
    130 reviews
    Sights and Museums, History Museum, Science Museum
    Popular withHistoryFamiliesStudents

    The Field Museum fuels a journey of discovery across time to enable solutions for a brighter future rich in nature and culture. The Field Museum’s scientific and education efforts are ...

  • 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

    I thought it was amazing specially the science there is so much to do your kids will love it!

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