Chicago has countless amazing things to see and do. From architectural river tours and important works of art, to the “Bean” at Millennium Park and Tilting out over the Magnificent Mile, every day is another opportunity to experience something you will never forget.

Attractions

chicago maggie daley park

maggie daley park

Named in honor Mayor Daley’s wife, this family friendly park is adjacent to Millennium Park

Skydeck Chicago

Featuring spectacular views spanning up to four states and The Ledge for those who dare 

chicago riverwalk

riverwalk

Take a walk at the rivers edge and experience the majesty of Chicago’s architecture and history

navy pier

Chicago’s lakefront treasure is where you will find restaurants, rides and much more

millennium park

Chicago’s motto, urbs in horto “city in a garden” is personified at this lakefront crown jewel

garfield park conservatory

This landscape under glass features thousands of beautiful and unique plant species

360 family shot

360 Chicago

Magnificent views on the Magnificent Mile with a daring option to Tilt over the street below

chicago lincoln park zoo

lincoln park zoo

This 35-acre zoo is one of the oldest in the country 

Boat Tours

chicago tour boat shoreline sightseeing

Shoreline Sightseeing

Named TripAdvisor’s #1 travel experience in the United States for 2020!

chicago tall ship windy sailing

Tall ship windy

Set sail for a fun 75-minute cruise on Lake Michigan

chicago fireboat tours hero

chicago fireboat tours

Veteran owned, providing fun and informative tours aboard a historical retired Chicago Fireboat

chicago's first lady architecture river tour

Chicago's First Lady

The official architecture river cruise of the Chicago Architecture Foundation

chicago boat tour wendella sightsseing

Wendella

Fun and informative cruises on the Chicago River and Lake Michigan

Specialty Tours

chicago big bus trees

big bus tours

A hop-on, hop-off sightseeing bus tour showcasing the best of Chicago and its attractions

Chicago Crime Tours

Guided bus and walking tours investigate gangsters like Al Capone & John Dillinger

chicago architecture center walking tour wrigley

Chicago architecture center

Offering a diverse selection of walking tours that showcase Chicago’s architecture

Bike/Segway Tours

steves segway tour

Steve's Segway Tours

Nothing beats gliding past cool Chicago landmarks with expert guides

bobby's bike hike tour

bobby's bike hike

Offering bike rentals plus an extensive selection of fun and informative tours

Segway Tour Chicago Sights Museums

Absolutely Chicago Segway Tours

Rolling throughout the lakefront and Grant Park highlighting unique points of interest

bike and roll segway tour

bike and roll

Offering guided bike AND Segway tours as well as bike rentals

Museums

Chicago Architecture Center Sights museums

chicago architecture center

The city’s starting point for all things architecture, design and history

Newberry Library

This independent research library specializes in the humanities and geneology

Museum of Contemporary Art

Championing the new and unexpected in contemporary art and culture

intl. Museum of Surgical Science

Set within a Lake Shore Drive mansion and educating patrons on the art and science of medicine

art institute Chicago Attractions

the art institute

Founded in 1879, this Chicago treasure is one of the nation’s oldest and largest art museums

Shedd Aquarium Chicago Point of Interest

shedd aquarium

Situated on the Museum Campus and home to thousands of species of beautiful fish and marine life

Field Museum Chicago Sights Museums

field museum

Situated on the Museum Campus this natural history institution is also home to a T-Rex named Sue

Museum of Science and Industry Chicago sights museums

Museum of Science and industry

The largest science center in the Western hemisphere and now featuring a Marvel exhibit

art institute Chicago Attractions

driehaus museum

Set in the historic Nickerson Mansion, this museum explores art and architecture of the late 19th century

Chicago History Museum

chicago history museum

Showcasing Chicago’s history, culture and milestones

Chicago Sports Museum

Celebrating the world of Chicago sports with interactive exhibits and historical memorabilia

chicago museum of illusions wall jump

Museum of illusions

Immerse yourself in the wonderful world of illusions that will trick the mind

Points of Interest

DuSable Bridge

This bridge, and entrance to the Magnificent Mile just celebrated it’s 100th anniversary

Historic Water Tower Points of Interest

Historic Water Tower

This treasured landmark is one of the few surviving structures from the Great Chicago Fire of 1871

nature boardwalk

On the grounds of the Lincoln Park Zoo, this Jeanne Gang designed installation frames the city skyline

Wrigley Building

This Mag-Mile landmark was originally built as the headquarters of Wrigley Gum  

cloud gate

Cloud Gate by Anish Kapoor is the centerpiece of Millennium Park and an Instagram favorite

Picasso Sculpture Chicago Point of Interest

picasso sculpture

This untitled sculpture by Pablo Picasso is located in the Loop’s Daley Plaza

Merchandise Mart shopping

merchandise mart

This massive art deco structure was the largest building in the world when completed in 1930

fort dearborn

At the intersection of Michigan Ave. and Wacker Dr. and originally built in 1803 as a military fort