Things to do in Chicago

Also known as the ‘windy city,’ Chicago attracts around 60 million tourists every year.

This city on Lake Michigan’s shores is known for its World-class Museums, sky-high observatories, cultural attractions, and excellent architecture tours.

Chicago attracts both American tourists and those from abroad and has over the years grown as a tourist destination purely by word of mouth.

Discover the top tourist attractions in this marvelous city with our list of the things to do in Chicago.

Chicago’s architecture

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Legendary architects from different periods have contributed to building the iconic skyline of the Windy City. A Chicago architecture tour is the best way to learn about the buildings and the city’s history.

Art Institute of Chicago


Art Institute of Chicago has the greatest Impressionist collection outside of Paris. It is the only Museum in the world to be top-ranked by TripAdvisor for four years continuously.

Skydeck Chicago


Skydeck Chicago is the highest observation platform in USA and offers great views of the city and the Michigan lake. Lured by the need to step on ‘The Ledge,’ more than 1.7 million people visit this attraction every year.

360 Chicago


Located 305 meters (1000 feet) in the iconic John Hancock Building, this observatory offers stunning 360 degrees views of the city. The best part of 360 Chicago is ‘The Tilt,’ considered by many the most thrilling ride in the city.

Skydeck or 360 Chicago

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Since both are excellent modern observatories, visitors are confused about which one they should visit. Check out our comparison – Skydeck Chicago or 360 Chicago.

Skydeck Chicago at night

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If you plan to visit Skydeck Chicago at night, you are sure to have many questions. Which ticket to purchase, what time to visit, what kind of views to expect, how much crowd to expect, etc.

Field Museum


The Field Museum in Chicago is an amazing natural history Museum with a varied range of exhibits such as dinosaurs, mummies, meteorites, ancient Egyptian artefacts etc. Field Museum of Natural History is a perfect outing for both kids and adults.

Valentine’s Day in Chicago

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Visitors to Chicago love its cruises, exciting food, chequered history, and architecture, which is why it is an ideal Valentine’s Day destination. Young and old couples, visitors, and locals alike love spending their Valentine’s Day in Chicago.

Deeksha Anand: Deeksha loves to explore diverse cultures and cuisines. She is always looking forward to learn what different countries have to offer. She is not too worried about the holiday destination as long as it is different from her last one. She loves roaming around the streets with no timelines to adhere. Favorite Cities: New York, Barcelona, London, Paris, Rome