Things to do in Chicago

Shedd_Aquarium_Chicago

Shedd Aquarium Chicago

The aquarium contains 32,000 animals. Includes  1500 species including fish, marine mammals, birds, snakes, amphibians, and insects.                 1200 S. Lake Shore Drive, Chicago, IL 60605       312-939-2438                                                           www.sheddaquarium.org

 

chicago_children's_museumChicago Children’s Museum

This museum is three stories high and filled with engaging, educational exhibits including a dinosaur dig and a water play area.

700 East Grand Ave. Chicago, IL 60611               312-527-1000                                                           www.chicagochildrensmuseum.org

 

adler-planetarium-chicagoAdler Planetarium Chicago

Chicago’s Adler Planetarium is America’s first planetarium and a premiere resource for inspiring the next generation of space explorers.

1300 S Lake Shore Dr., Chicago. IL 60605             312- 922-7827                                                         www.adlerplanetarium.org

 

navy_pier_chicagoNavy Pier Chicago

Navy Pier is a pier on the shoreline of Lake Michigan. Discover more than 50 acres of attractions, restaurants, shopping & cruise boats. 600 E Grand Ave, Chicago, IL 60611                     312- 595-7437                                                   www.navypier.com

 

Maggie_Daley_Park_Chicago2Maggie Daley Park Chicago

Maggie Daley Park is a 20-acre public park in the Loop community area of Chicago.

337 E Randolph St, Chicago, IL 60601                 312- 552-3000                                                         www.maggiedaleypark.com

 

 

the_field_museum_chicagoThe Field Museum Chicago

It is one of the largest such museums in the world. The museum maintains a premier status due to its extensive scientific specimen and artifact collections.                                                             1400 S. Lake Shore Drive, Chicago, IL 60605         312-922-9410                                                           www.fieldmuseum.org 

 

sky-deck-chicagoSkydeck Chicago

The Ledge’s glass boxes extend out 4.3 feet from the Skydeck. Open daily offering spectacular views spanning up to four states.                                       233 S Wacker Dr, Chicago, IL 60606                     312- 875-9447                                                         www.theskydeck.com

 

magnificent- mile-chicagoMagnificent Mile Chicago

Chicago’s Magnificent Mile is the 13-block stretch of North Michigan Avenue that runs from the banks of the Chicago River to the south.

900 N. Michigan Ave., Chicago, IL  60611               312- 744-2400                                                         www.themagnificentmile.com

 

Soldier_field_ChicagoSoldier Field Chicago

Soldier Field is an American football stadium.  Soldier Field is Home of the Chicago Bears and many area events.                                               1410 Museum Campus Dr., Chicago, IL 60605       312-235-7000                                                         www.soldierfield.net

 

Grant Park and Buckingham Fountain

It is one of the largest fountains in the world. Built in a rococo wedding cake style and inspired by the Latona Fountain at the Palace of Versailles.           331 East Randolph St., Chicago, IL 60601           312-742-7648                                                       www.chicagoparkdistrict.com/parks/grant-park

 

Museum_of_Contemporary_Art_ChicagoMuseum of Contemporary Art Chicago               The Museum of is a contemporary art museum. The museum is run gallery-style, with individually curated exhibitions throughout the year.                 220 East Chicago Ave., Chicago, IL 60611             312-280-2660

www.mcachicago.org

 

Lincoln_Park_Conservatory_ChicagoLincoln Park Conservatory Chicago                   Designed both to showcase exotic plants and grow the thousands of plants needed for use in the parks, the Conservatory offers visitors a tropical experience within its four display houses.           2391 N. Stockton Drive, Chicago, IL 60614             312-742-7736                                                         www.chicagoparkdistrict.com/parks

 

the-chicago-theatre-2The Chicago Theatre                                             Chicago theatre is a legendary auditorium that hosts a variety of entertainment, including stage events, concerts, dance, comedy and special events.                                                                   175 North State St., Chicago, IL 60601                 312-462-6300                                                       www.thechicagotheatre.com

 

United_Center_ChicagoUnited Center Chicago                                           The United Center, home to the Chicago Blackhawks and Chicago Bulls, is the largest arena in the United States. United Center is an indoor sports arena.                                                           1901 West Madison St., Chicago, IL 60612             312-455-4500                                                         www.unitedcenter.com

 

Museum_of_Science_and_Industry_ChicagoMuseum of Science and Industry Chicago

It is the largest science museum in the western hemisphere. Among its diverse and expansive exhibits, the museum features a full-size replica coal mine, a German submarine, a model railroad. 5700 S. Lake Shore Drive, Chicago, IL 60637         773-684-1414                                                       www.msichicago.org

 

Holy_Name_Cathedral_ChicagoHoly Name Cathedral Chicago                             Holy Name Cathedral in Chicago, Illinois is the seat of the Archdiocese of Chicago, one of the largest Roman Catholic dioceses in the United States.     735 North State St., Chicago, IL 60611                 312-787-8040                                                       www.holynamecathedral.org

 

 

chicago_history_museum_Chicago History Museum

The museum features millions of items, including photographs, drawings, diaries, letters, costumes, textiles, sound recordings, films, books, newspapers.                                                         1601 North Clark St., Chicago, IL 60614                 312-642-4600                                                         www.chicagohistory.org

 

Chicago_Cultural_CenterChicago Cultural Center

The stunning landmark building is home to two magnificent stained-glass domes, as well as free music, dance and theater events.                           78 E. Washington St., Chicago, IL 60602             312-744-3316                                                         www.chicagoculturalcenter.org

 

360-chicago-illinois360 Chicago

360 Chicago is on the 94th floor of the John Hancock Building with a tilting glass lookout. Enjoy 360° views.                                                           875 N. Michigan Ave., Chicago, IL 60611               312-654-5023                                                       www.360chicago.com

 

 

brookfield_zoo_illinoisBrookfield Zoo Illinois

Brookfield Zoo, also known as the Chicago Zoological Park. It houses around 450 species of animals in an area of 216 acres.                         8400 31st Street, Brookfield, IL 60304                   708-688-8000                                                         www.brookfieldzoo.org

 

garfield-park-conservatoryGarfield Park Conservatory Chicago

The Garfield Park Conservatory is one of the largest conservatories in the nation.

300 N. Central Pk., Chicago, IL 60624                   312-746-5100

www.garfieldconservatory.org

 

six_flags_great_america_illinoisSix Flags Great America

The Amusement park has more than 100 rides & attractions. Water rides, dining, entertainment and shopping.                                                               One Great America Pkwy., Gurnee, IL 60031       847-249-1776                                                       www.sixflags.com/greatamerica

 

Richard H. Driehaus MuseumRichard H. Driehaus Museum

The Museum is in one of the grandest residential buildings of 19th-century Chicago. The galleries elegantly furnished with period pieces from the Driehaus Collection.                                                 40 E Erie St, Chicago, IL 60611                             312-482-8933                                                           www.driehausmuseum.org

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