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

    It was a fun thing to do while we waited for our breakfast at the Wildberry cafe

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    Art Institute of Chicago

    Art Institute of Chicago

    Ranked #3 overall in Chicago things to do
    259 reviews
    Sights and Museums, Art Museum
    Popular withArtsyHistoryFamilies

    One of the best art museums in the US with one of the larger collections of Impressionist works by Monet, Degas, and Renoir. Not to be missed 'Saturday Afternoon in ...

  • 3
    Willis Tower

    Willis Tower

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

    Came during sunset, paid for the tickets and ride up to skydeck. There were lots of people waiting in line for the ledge, it's worth going when in Chicago.

  • 4
    Wrigley Field

    Wrigley Field

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

    We went to Wrigley for a James Taylor/Bonnie Raitt concert. Wrigley is a fun place for a baseball game but just okay for a concert. James and Bonnie were great ...

  • 5
    Family Pavilion At Navy Pier

    Family Pavilion At Navy Pier

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

    I love Navy Pier. So many different things to do: eat, of course the Ferris Wheel and other attractions. Then, there's water...boat trips and a whole lotta fun!!!!!!!

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    Cloud Gate

    Cloud Gate

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

    The famous "Bean". Your photographs will come out amazing! Perfect visit with families.

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    Shedd Aquarium

    Shedd Aquarium

    Ranked #7 overall in Chicago things to do
    161 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
    162 reviews
    Sights and Museums, Other, Landmark
    Popular withFamiliesAdventureArtsy

    Even if you don't go up to the observation deck (very long line when we were here), they do have some shops and an interesting patio area out front.

  • 9
    Lincoln Park Zoo

    Lincoln Park Zoo

    Ranked #9 overall in Chicago things to do
    134 reviews
    Sights and Museums, Zoo or Aquarium
    Popular withFamiliesOutdoorsyAdventure

    One of the last few free zoos in the USA Lincoln Park Zoo enchanting, exciting and full of surprises. I love the monkey pavilion, and you can never go wrong ...

  • 10
    The Field Museum

    The Field Museum

    Ranked #10 overall in Chicago things to do
    130 reviews
    Sights and Museums, History Museum, Science Museum
    Popular withHistoryFamiliesStudents

    Founded in 1893, the museum's aim is the pursuit of scientific knowledge of our world. It offers many exhibits of past ancient cultures focusing on life on earth during different ...

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