Chicago Attractions

CHicago Attractions

Chicago, Illinois is filled with amazing attractions. The Navy Pier brings family and fun together. Take a ride on the ferris wheel and take in the spectacular skyline of the city of Chicago. Afterwards, bring the family to the Children's Museum for a great time. Visit Millennium Park where there is incredible state-of-the art architecture, the famous Chicago Bean and other fabulous works of art. Millennium Park is a sort of town square that hosts family activities such as a winter ice rink and flower fields. Millennium Park is perfect for a stroll and to host corporate and special events. Sports fans can catch a Cubs baseball game at Wrigley field while animal lovers can visit the Lincoln Park Zoo and the Brookfield Zoo. Art lovers will be pleasantly surprised by the many museums available in the Chicago area. There is the Gilmore Car Museum, the Volvo Auto Museum, the DuSable Museum, the Polish Museum of America, the Hyde Park Art Center, and the Field Museum of Natural History to name a few.

The Art Institute of Chicago is located in Grant Park and promotes art exhibits from Monet to Dali to contemporary artists. The Shedd Aquarium is also located in Grant Park and is an indoor public aquarium that is spectacular and has both fresh water and salt water tanks. The Chicago River Architecture Tour is outstanding. Passengers will receive an architectural education while riding on the boat. The tour passes by the Civic Opera House, the Wrigley Building, and the famous Willis Tower (formerly known as Sears Tower), to name a few. The tour is remarkable and informative and is a must-see while in Chicago.

The John Hancock Center located on the Gold Coast has a beautiful observatory with a 360 degree view of the city of Chicago. The John Hancock has plenty of shops and restaurants to enjoy as well. The Skydeck Chicago is also a popular attraction. The Skydeck (formerly the Sears Tower Skydeck) hosts breathtaking views from the tallest building in the western hemisphere.

The Wright Home and Studio is located in Oak Park and offers daily tours of the world-renowned architect Frank Lloyd Wright's home and studio including a walk through his former offices and drawing rooms. The Wright Robie House, located in Hyde Park, is another cultural experience that is not to be missed. The University of Chicago is another sight to behold with beautiful architecture and gorgeous grounds.