A very popular tourist attraction, revolving around lakefront, cool breeeze, an abundance of shops, restaurants, attractions, rides, and many more.
Some of the major attractions are
gigantic Ferris Wheel.
Aeroballoon, hlium-filled balloon that floats above the lakefront with up to 18 passengers allows visitors to admire Chicago's skyline from a height of 350ft (107m).
The pier has an IMAX theater, an 18 hole golf course, Children museum, Smith Museum and a beer garden.
The Pier helds seasonal festivals for Halloween and Christmas. During the summer the Navy Pier hosts street performers including jugglers and singers and fireworks on Wednesday and Saturday nights during the summer.
There are also dinner cruises by Entertainment Cruises, on their ships the Spirit of Chicago, The Odyssey II, and the Mystic Blue.
Mon - Thu, Sun 10 am - 8 pm, Fri - Sat 10 am - 10 pm
600 East Grand Avenue
Chicago, IL 60611
The Adler Planetarium — America's First Planetarium built in the western hemisphere, founded in 1930 by Chicago business leader Max Adler.
The museum has three full-size theaters, space science exhibitions, and antique astronomical instrument collections on display.
the main attraction is the Starrider Theater, where you’ll take a 30 minute virtual reality trip through deep space, with 3-D graphics.
Summer Hours: 9:30am-6pm daily, Regular Schedule: Mon.-Fri. 10am- 4pm, Sat.-Sun. 10am-4:30pm
Adler After Dark is restricted to 21 +
1300 S Lake Shore Dr
Chicago, IL 60605
The Chicago Theatre
The Chicago Theatre, is a landmark theater located on north state street area of Chicago, Illinois.
The 3,600 seat auditorium is seven stories high, and nearly as long.
The Theatre today is open year round for various concerts and events, as well as a venue tour.
The Chicago Theater tickets can be purchased via phone or Internet, or in-person at the box office Monday-Friday from 12pm- 6pm.
Box Office: Mon.- Fri. 12pm- 6pm
Varies depending on event
175 N. State St.
Chicago, IL 60601
Millennium Park - One of Chicago’s most stunning parks located in downtown Chicago on Michigan Avenue between Randolph and Monroe Streets.
the 24.5-acre park is a center for architecture, landscape design, world-class art, and music that provide free cultural programs including concerts, exhibitions, tours, and family activities.
Millennium Park is considered the largest roof garden in the world, built on top of a railroad yard and large parking garages.
The Willis Tower, commonly referred to as, the Sears Tower is a 108-story building, standing 1,353 ft. above the streets of Downtown Chicago. Willis tower is the tallest building in the western hemisphere.
Activities on the Willis Sears Tower include breathtaking views from atop six Chicago landmarks, You can see 40-50 miles on a clear day.
The best time to visit is after 5 p.m. for great sunsets and twinkling night-scape viewing.
April - Sept. 9am - 10pm; Oct - March 10am - 8pm
233 S. Wacker Drive
Chicago, IL 60606
Red Witch is a registered Tall Ship and is docked in Burnham Harbor.
the 77-foot Schooner Red Witch is perfect for daily public events and private charters from 7 to 49 passengers, perfect for both day and evening cruises.
Events include Cocktail Skyline Sails (sunset and moonlight), Day Sails and Fireworks Sails!
Mon - Sun: 10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Burnham Harbor - 599 E. Waldron Dr.
Chicago, IL 60605