Things to do in Chicago

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  • 1
    Millennium Park

    Millennium Park

    Ranked #1 overall in Chicago things to do
    9.1460 reviews
    Outdoors, Park
    Popular withOutdoorsyFamiliesHistory

    Always a favorite that I visit each time I go to Chicago. Love the rotating sculpture exhibits, people and building watching at the "bean" and the video wall, and just ...

  • 2
    Art Institute of Chicago

    Art Institute of Chicago

    Ranked #2 overall in Chicago things to do
    9.5261 reviews
    Sights and Museums, Art Museum
    Popular withArtsyHistoryFamilies

    Free family play area and thinking lounge off the Modern wing. Simple, quiet indoor space for all ages to relax after shopping or visiting the park. Kids can take part ...

  • 3
    Willis Tower

    Willis Tower

    Ranked #3 overall in Chicago things to do
    8.7295 reviews
    Sights and Museums, Landmark, Popular
    Popular withAdventureFamiliesArtsy

    Will Tower also known before as Sears Tower, is the tallest in Chicago and have a SkyDeck at the 103rd floor.

  • 4
    Wrigley Field

    Wrigley Field

    Ranked #4 overall in Chicago things to do
    9.2248 reviews
    Sports, Baseball Stadium
    Popular withFamiliesHistoryOutdoorsy

    Great experience and loved the cubbie camaraderie. Highly recommend visiting to anyone traveling through Chicago.

  • 5
    Family Pavilion At Navy Pier

    Family Pavilion At Navy Pier

    Ranked #5 overall in Chicago things to do
    8.1234 reviews
    Sights and Museums, Tours, Classes and Rentals, Entertainment, Cruise, Theme Park, Pier
    Popular withFamiliesOutdoorsyAdventure

    Perfect for the whole family with rides, shopping, movies, food, boat rides, games, a cute atrium of plants and dancing water fountains, giant seesaws and picturesque views of the city ...

  • 6
    Cloud Gate

    Cloud Gate

    Ranked #6 overall in Chicago things to do
    9.1181 reviews
    Sights and Museums, Monument, Landmark, Popular
    Popular withArtsyFamiliesOutdoorsy

    The famous Cloud Gate, or "The Bean", fun area to take photos of your reflection, right in a busy area in Millennial Park.

  • 7
    Shedd Aquarium

    Shedd Aquarium

    Ranked #7 overall in Chicago things to do
    9.1161 reviews
    Zoo or Aquarium
    Popular withFamiliesAdventureStudents

    Great to see the animals and the dolphin show! Love that they have penguins and work with rescues!!

  • 8
    John Hancock Center

    John Hancock Center

    Ranked #8 overall in Chicago things to do
    8.9162 reviews
    Sights and Museums, Other, Landmark
    Popular withFamiliesAdventureArtsy

    Great place to visit day and night with a beautiful view of Chicago. Will visit again!

  • 9
    Lincoln Park Zoo

    Lincoln Park Zoo

    Ranked #9 overall in Chicago things to do
    9.0134 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
    9.3130 reviews
    Sights and Museums, History Museum, Science Museum
    Popular withHistoryFamiliesStudents

    This is a really big place to visit in just one day. It has a lot of interesting things to see, but the tickets should last 2 days, not only ...

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