Chicago’s 10 Best Tourist Attractions

Chicago’s 10 Best Tourist Attractions Millennium Park.  25 acres steps from Lake Michigan, the Millennium Park opened July of 2004. […]

Chicago’s 10 Best Tourist Attractions

Millennium Park.  25 acres steps from Lake Michigan, the Millennium Park opened July of 2004.

Navy Pier.  Enjoy a day on Lake Michigan at the Navy Pier.

Willis Tower.  The tallest completed skyscraper in the US until the Freedom Tower is completed in NYC.

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Lincoln Park Zoo.  One of the oldest zoos in the US, the Lincoln Park Zoo is open every day of the year.

The Art Institute of Chicago.  111 South Michigan Avenue, Chicago.  The second largest museum in the United States and most famous for it’s large Impressionist and Post-Impressionist pieces but also owns many pieces from other eras.  The Art Institute of Chicago began as a studio founded in 1866 and moved to their current location with the completion of the building for the Chicago World’s Fair of 1893.  Closed Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year’s Day.

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Adler Planetarium.  Founded in 1930 as the first planetarium in the Western Hemisphere and today the oldest existing Planetarium in the world.

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