Chicago visitor attractions
The Crown Fountain, Millennium Park, Chicago
Millennium Park's most popular feature in the summer months is also an intriguing piece of modern art.
The Aqua Building, Chicago
The Aqua Building looks more like a piece of sculpture than a skyscraper, and its white, delicately thin balconies seem to ripple along the sides of the building.
Elizabeth Morse Genius Children's Garden, Chicago
The Children's Garden is a one of a kind experience where everything is hands on and interactive. You will learn about flowers and plants that are native to Illinois. The kids can climb on a flower vine, look inside a seven foot seed and learn about photosynthesis.
Navy Pier, Chicago
Dominating the Chicago lakefront, Navy Pier is home to an IMAX, restaurants, fairground rides, and even a theater.
Garfield Park Conservatory, Chicago
The Garfield Park Conservatory ranks among Chicago's most unique sites and is considered one of the city's best kept secrets.
Lincoln Park Conservatory, Chicago
No matter what time of year you're visiting Chicago, Lincoln Park and its Conservatory is a great place to go to.
Chicago Children's Museum
The Chicago kid's museum, located at Navy Pier, is a great place for kids to learn and have fun at the same time!
Museum of Science and Industry, Chicago
The Museum of Science and Industry in Chicago is truly one of the best museums in the United States.
Daley Bicentennial Plaza ice rink, Grant Park, Chicago
The Ice Rink at Daley Bicentennial Plaza offers a skating experience you can't get anywhere else in the world.
Millennium Park, Chicago
Millennium Park lies in the heart of downtown Chicago, creating a peaceful, green oasis amid the hustle and bustle of a vibrant city.
Jackson Park, Chicago
When you want to head for the beach in the middle of the big city, go to Jackson Park in Chicago. You can have all the arts and culture of the urban atmosphere along with beach days.
Osaka Garden, Jackson Park, Chicago
Right behind the Museum of Science and Industry in Jackson Park, a wonderful Japanese garden on a wooded island awaits you in the middle of a lagoon.
Chicago Cultural Center
If you are planning a visit to Chicago, the first stop on your trip should definitely be to the Chicago Cultural Center for a couple of reasons, firstly to view the building itself and secondly for the program of events that the Center puts on.
Art Institute of Chicago
The Art Institute of Chicago is comprised of two institutions: the School and the Museum. While both are worth the visit, you do not want to miss the Museum.
McCormick Tribune Ice Rink, Millennium Park, Chicago
For ice skating in Chicago, it doesn't get better than the McCormick Tribune Ice Rink in Millennium Park. It's even free to skate.
Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum, Chicago
The Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum is an ideal place to take children for an interesting and educational day out in Chicago, although adults will certainly enjoy the experience as well.
Lincoln Park, Chicago
Lincoln Park in Chicago is a large stretch of land in the north side of the city, overlooking Lake Michigan. The park has over 1000 acres of land waiting to be explored and enjoyed.
Lincoln Park Zoo, Chicago
For residents of Chicago and people visiting the city who enjoy the attractions of nature and wildlife, Lincoln Park Zoo provides an excellent day out.