The city of Chicago boasts one of the best food scenes in the world with a multitude of Michelin-rated and James Beard Award-winning restaurants, unbeatable arts and attractions, exciting nightlife, and miles of public green spaces as well as a sparkling lakefront and lively Riverwalk. Below are a few of the top attractions, for more visit choosechicago.com.
The renowned Art Institute of Chicago is one of the oldest and largest art museums in the country.
Millennium Park Campus is classic Chicago, with a long list of iconic things to see and do. Pay a visit to one of the city’s most famous public artworks, Cloud Gate, aka “The Bean.”
Located on the south bank of the Chicago River, the award-winning, pedestrian-friendly Chicago Riverwalk stretches 1.25 miles from Lake Michigan to Lake Street.
The Ledge is the standout attraction of Skydeck: it’s an observation deck with a glass floor that offers a truly unparalleled view of the city. And at 1,353 feet high, The Ledge is the highest observation deck in the United States.
This museum is the biggest science museum in the Western Hemisphere. Step inside a tornado, walk aboard a U-boat, dive into a coal mine, and beyond.
Completed in 1916, Navy Pier is undeniably one of Chicago’s top attractions. The Centennial Wheel soars to nearly 200 feet, with year-round, climate-controlled gondolas.
Nestled within the Lakeview neighborhood sits the second oldest ballpark in America — Wrigley Field. Take in a game or take a stadium tour.
An endless array of shops and boutiques, shopping centers, luxury designers, restaurants, coffee shops, historic hotels, and iconic architecture combine to make a trip here an unforgettable experience.