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  • 1
    Millennium Park

    Millennium Park

    Ranked #1 overall in Chicago things to do
    9.1457 reviews
    Outdoors, Park
    Popular withOutdoorsyHistoryArtsy

    I grew up visiting Millenium Park on a regular basis, really fun spot for families. Enjoy the water features in the summer and the free ice skating rink in the ...

  • 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

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

  • 3
    Willis Tower

    Willis Tower

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

    Great adventure spot! Maybe not for the faint of heart but try it anyway! Bonus points for watching Ferris Bueller first!

  • 4
    Wrigley Field

    Wrigley Field

    Ranked #4 overall in Chicago things to do
    9.2246 reviews
    Sports, Baseball Stadium
    Popular withFamiliesHistoryOutdoorsy

    Go Cubs Go!! We'll always have 2016 World Champs!! This is the panoramic view from the bleachers.

  • 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

    Navy pier has stuff for everyone from the iconic Ferris wheel to tons of restaurants!

  • 6
    Cloud Gate

    Cloud Gate

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

    It's a bit challenging to get the perfect photo here since it is always so crowded, but it is definitely worth your time to see this amazing piece of art.

  • 7
    Shedd Aquarium

    Shedd Aquarium

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

    Always a fun time for families. If you can catch it first thing on a free day - Illinois residents only.

  • 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

    Not as popular as the Sears Tower but well worth it. At the 360 Chicago you get to experience an incredible view! Not only that but you can experience the ...

  • 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

    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
    9.3130 reviews
    Sights and Museums, History Museum, Science Museum
    Popular withHistoryFamiliesStudents

    The Field Museum is always awesome! The exhibits are always top notch. If you have time stop by!

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