In Chicago you will never find yourself bored. View the city from above at the Willis Tower Sky Deck or John Hancock Observatory, or the universe from below at the Adler Planetarium or Shedd Aquarium. See the wildlife at the Lincoln Park or Brookfield Zoos, or explore the past at one of the world class museums, such as the Art Institute of Chicago, the Field Museum of Natural History, and Museum of Science and Industry, or visiting one of the city’s many historical architectural landmarks, like the Water Tower, Chicago Architecture Foundation, and Frank Lloyd Wright Home and Studio. Don’t forget to explore the Millennium Park/Cloud Gate, Navy Pier, Lincoln Park, and Buckingham Fountain.
The Art Institute of Chicago is located inside Grant Park. Large bronze lion statues flank the front staircase and greet visitors. The Ryerson and Burnham Libraries are kept onsite, as well as extensive Impressionist, Post-Impressionist, American, Asian, and Old Masters paintings, sculptures, and pieces. Also located in the Institute are European, American, modern, and contemporary decorative arts and architectural, industrial, and graphic design works. Even if you aren't a huge art enthusiast, it's impossible to pass up seeing original works by Monet and Renoir housed inside the Art Institute of Chicago.
Shedd Aquarium is home to more than 32,500 animals representing 1,500 freshwater and marine species from around the world. The aquatic show features beluga whales, dolphins, penguins and more.
Wrigley Field in Chicago has been the home of the Chicago Cubs since 1916, making it one of the oldest ballparks still in operation, second only to Fenway Park in Boston.
A family attraction that features entertainment, amusement park rides, shopping, dining, lake front cruises, and more than 50 acres of gardens and parks.
In 1997, Chicago’s famous natural history museum, purchased Sue–the largest, most complete and best preserved Tyrannosaurus Rex ever discovered. This is a great museum for all ages.
Located 1,000 ft above The Magnificent Mile®, you'll soon see why a visit here is rated an ‘absolute must do' by tourists and locals alike. Enjoy breathtaking 360° views stretching across 4 states, and Lake Michigan.
Although still commonly referred to as Sears Tower, North America's tallest building was renamed Willis Tower in 2009 after Willis Group Holdings, a global insurance broker whose Midwest offices are housed at the tower.
In addition to being the North America's tallest building, it is the third-tallest building in the world. It was was constructed in 1974 and was designed by architect Bruce Graham. The building's Skydeck is a great place to admire a stunning view.
Since 1991, the White Sox have played in U.S. Cellular Field, which was originally called New Comiskey Park and nicknamed "The Cell" by local fans.
The staff at U.S. Cellular Field, prides itself on providing the best in customer service to White Sox and Major League Baseball fans.