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The Cloud Gate sculpture, also known as 'The Bean' in Chicago's Millennium Park
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Chicago, Illinois: Must-see Attractions

Can't-miss experiences in the Midwest's most iconic city

Explore attractions in Chicago, Illinois that showcase the beauty, history and energy of one of the USA's most vibrant destinations. Start with a tour – whether by boat, bus or both – to get acquainted with the city, then discover world-renowned museums, stunning observation decks, a classic pier, incredible performing arts and shopping for all budgets.

Taking in views of the Chicago skyline from Grant Park's Buckingham Fountain
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Chicago's Top Things to Do
Evening view from the Observation Deck
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Chicago, Illinois Views: Visiting the 360 CHICAGO Observation Deck

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What can you see from the 360 CHICAGO Observation Deck?

Spend a day browsing the galleries
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The Art Institute of Chicago in Illinois: Artistic Discoveries Await

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Paris may have the Louvre, but in Illinois, you’ll find the Art Institute of Chicago.

Big Bus stops at popular attractions in Chicago
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Big Bus Tours: A Perfect Introduction to Chicago, Illinois

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Chicago, Illinois is packed with iconic landmarks, big-city sights and cultural attractions. How will you see it all?

Enjoying the interactive spectacle of Blue Man Group in Chicago
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Blue Man Group in Chicago, Illinois: Get Loud at This Festive Show

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From movies and theater, to books, poetry, art and music, Chicago’s cultural scene has long served as a muse for anyone who spends time here.

Browse over 130 designer shops
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Fashion Outlets of Chicago in Illinois: Designer Brands Just Outside the City

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Chicago shines in its shopping and entertainment offerings.

Taking in the sights and stories of Chicago's famed architecture
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Chicago’s First Lady Cruises: Touring Illinois’ Architectural Hub

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Take in inspiring views of the city’s renowned architecture.

The largest science museum in the Western Hemisphere
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Chicago, Illinois: Inspiring Curiosity at The Field Museum

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Spend all day at this beloved museum, finding your sense of wonder again and again.

An evening view of Macy's grand exterior
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Macy’s in Chicago, Illinois: Experience the Magic at the Iconic State Street Store

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Macy’s on State Street in Chicago, Illinois is where classic American retail meets a classic American city.

The Tsunami Wave Tank captures the attention of visiting schoolchildren
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Museum of Science and Industry, Chicago, Illinois: Fun for All Ages

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With so many educational and historical attractions, Chicago is the U.S. Midwest’s cultural hub (dating back to 1893, when it beat out several other notable U.S. cities to host the World’s Fair).

The Centennial Wheel at sunset
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Chicago, Illinois Landmarks: Navy Pier and The Centennial Wheel

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A trip to Navy Pier is on any Chicago visitor’s bucket list.

Passengers can admire the skyline from anywhere on board Odyssey Cruises
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Chicago, Illinois: A Stunning Skyline Perspective with Odyssey Cruises

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It’s a city known for its towering skyscrapers, vibrant energy and iconic skyline – but you’ve never seen Chicago, Illinois quite like this before.

The grand entrance of Shedd Aquarium
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Chicago, Illinois: Underwater Explorations Around the World at Shedd Aquarium

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Is it possible to travel the world in only one day?

Sightseeing on Lake Michigan
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Chicago, Illinois: Big Sights, Big Variety with Shoreline Sightseeing

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Shoreline Sightseeing is a unique and memorable way to discover the beauty of Chicago.