Things to do in Chicago

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  • 1
    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

  • 2
    Willis Tower

    Willis Tower

    Ranked #2 overall in Chicago things to do
    294 reviews
    Sights and Museums, Landmark, Popular
    Popular withAdventureFamiliesArtsy

    If you visit the Willis Tower (Sears Tower if you're over 40) go at night. The lit up Chicago skyline is beautiful.

  • 3
    Art Institute of Chicago

    Art Institute of Chicago

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

    Would love to go back! It was fun venturing into each wing exploring the different nooks and chambers. The staff are friendly and knowledgeable so ask questions!

  • 4
    Wrigley Field

    Wrigley Field

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

    Home of the Famous 2016 World Series Winner's The Chicago Cubs Baseball Team! This is only a 15 minute walk down Clark Street North.

  • 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

    When in Chicago, Navy Pier is a must! They offer Shopping, Lake Michigan Cruises, Music, Souvenirs, IMAX theater, Live theater, Fine dining and Fireworks. A great place to spend the ...

  • 6
    Cloud Gate

    Cloud Gate

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

    Such a beautiful place to walk around. If you want to take amazing photos I would get there early

  • 7
    Shedd Aquarium

    Shedd Aquarium

    Ranked #7 overall in Chicago things to do
    161 reviews
    Zoo or Aquarium
    Popular withFamiliesAdventureStudents

    One of the best aquariums in the country, as well as the oldest. The Shedd is a historic building that houses an impressive aquatic collection.

  • 8
    John Hancock Center

    John Hancock Center

    Ranked #8 overall in Chicago things to do
    162 reviews
    Sights and Museums, Other, Landmark
    Popular withFamiliesAdventureArtsy

    Great view, good drinks. Kind of loud because it was so busy but definitely worth it.

  • 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

    Free zoo that doesn't feel like a free zoo! Plenty of animals and a train ride to keep you and the kiddies entertained.

  • 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

    Beautiful museum! So many different rooms to walk into and read about history of dinosaurs, China, Africa and even about Sue the T-Rex. Their short movies are awesome!

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