Things to do
Things to do
Bursting with character and beauty, Chicago shines with its historic architecture, vibrate dining, stunning lake views, and endless entertainment.
Stroll along Navy Pier’s boardwalk and experience cultural exhibits, live performances, fireworks, and lake cruises. Or, take a ride on the iconic Centennial Ferris Wheel to enjoy 360-degree views of the city and Lake Michigan.
If you love the view from the top, try dining on the 95th floor of the John Hancock’s Signature Room, walking on The Skydeck Ledge of Willis tower, or relaxing at a rooftop bar. Shopping and dining enthusiasts can take advantage of the great shops along Michigan Avenue and in the Gold Coast neighborhood, with everything from eclectic boutiques to luxury shops and Michelin Star dining options.
The Windy City also offers renowned museums, theater, and entertainment options for families, couples, and friends all affordably accessible by the Chicago Transit Authority, or CTA. Travelers and locals alike flock to Broadway in Chicago and to comedy shows throughout the city, while outdoor enthusiasts enjoy the festivals Chicago’s 570 parks or one of the many public beaches.
Home of the Chicago Bulls, Blackhawks, Bears, White Sox, Cubs, and Fire, sports fans have an endless variety of teams to cheer on. With so many year-round options, including world famous museums, Chicago has it all to keep you coming back for more.