The windy city ranks 3rd in the US in terms of population, and Chicago is home not only to millions of people but 650 attractions and thousands of restaurants. When visiting Chicago, you are going to want to do as much as you can. Lets take a look at ten of the top things to do when you are visiting Chicago IL, also known as Chi Town.
The Art Institute of Chicago is the top ranked attraction. Located on South Michigan Avenue, The Art Institute of Chicago features an enormous collection. Reviewers describe the place as massive, amazing and very interesting. One person says you could easily spend a whole day there.
You don’t have a whole day to spend there though because there are nine other places of interest to explore. Wrigley Field is one of those attractions, and it is home to the Chicago Cubs. Located on West Addison Street, Wrigley Field features that iconic ivy wall. Is it time to enjoy a baseball game?
The Magnificent Mile is on North Michigan Avenue, and this is where you get your shopping done. There are high end stores according to the reviews, and yes, window shopping is also a favorite activity in this area of Chicago. Shop till you drop they say, or shop and then save some energy for this next attraction.
Let’s take care of two top places of interest at once. Cloud Gate is part of Millennium Park, which is another top attraction in Chicago IL. Cloud Gate is located on East Randolph Street, and it is said by one person to be the place in Millennium Park to take a good selfie.
The 360 Chicago Observation Deck is next up, and it is on North Michigan Avenue. The observation deck is on the 94th floor of Willis Tower. Can you imagine what that would be like? You get to enjoy 360 degree views of the city, so how can you pass that up? It’s like you get to see everything you missed.
The Field Museum is the next featured place of interest, and you can find it on South Lake Shore Drive. The Egyptian Exhibit is very popular at The Field Museum, and there is tons more to see. The dinosaur animatronics are also a favorite. It should be one of the museums you visit in Chicago if you plan on doing museums. Just remember that the first attraction mentioned was also a museum, one that you could spend a whole day browsing.
There are three more attractions to list to round out this list of ten things to do in Chicago that you don’t want to miss. There is Lakefront Trail, The Chicago Cultural Center and the Chicago River and Riverwalk.
Don’t you just love riverwalks? You are going to love Chicago, too, as you check out all 10 of these top things to do in the city. You are going to have so much fun, and you will notice that there is tons more to do if you ever want to go back.