With the pandemic winding down and restrictions lifting everywhere, perhaps you’re ready for a nice vacation. Consider taking a trip to the Windy City of Chicago, IL.
Even if you’ve been to Chicago before, there’s so much that the city has to offer that you may have missed. Readers of the popular travel magazine Condé Nast Traveler recently voted Chicago as the best U.S. city to visit for the fifth year. And with so many exciting attractions, this is no surprise.
Read on to learn five fun things to do during a Chicago visit.
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1. Visit Millennium Park
Visiting Chicago isn’t complete without a trip to Millennium Park. This popular destination has a variety of attractions that appeal to everyone. These include the rotating exhibits of the Boeing Gallery North and South, the beautiful Millennium Park Monument and fountain, and the Lurie Garden.
But of course, Millennium Park’s most famous feature is Cloud Gate, a.k.a. “The Bean.” This reflective stainless steel sculpture by Anish Kapoor has become one of the most famous selfie locations. Don’t miss out on a chance to take a picture with this iconic piece of art.
2. Take a Chicago Boat Tour
The next time you’re visiting Chicago, you don’t want to miss out on touring with Adeline’s Sea Moose. These boat tours allow you to learn tons of fun facts about Chicago while taking in the scenery. All of this and luxurious catering will make for a memorable boat tour of the Windy City.
3. Visit Wrigley Field
Even if you’re not a sports fan, you need to visit this important piece of the history of Chicago. Wrigley Field is the second oldest Major League Baseball stadium. Babe Ruth’s infamous and much-debated “called shot” took place in this stadium.
Its importance to sports history and ivory-colored outfield sets Wrigley Field apart from other baseball fields.
4. Visit Skydeck Chicago
Are you a fan of Ferris Bueller’s Day Off? Don’t miss out on this chance to look down on the city like the three main characters did in the movie.
Skydeck Chicago is located on the 103rd floor of the Willis Tower, America’s second-tallest building. Walk onto the glass ledge and look down for a thrilling glance at the streets below. It’s an exhilarating view you will never forget.
5. Have Fun at the Navy Pier
The Navy Pier is the second-most visited attraction for those traveling to Chicago. This lakefront destination has something for everyone.
Maybe you’re an art lover who wants to see the many exhibitions or a food connoisseur checking out the restaurants. Or you may be eager for a ride on the famous Centennial Wheel. Either way, the Navy Pier has a wide array of amusements that will make for an excellent day for the whole family.
Have a Great Chicago Visit
These are just five of the best things to do in Chicago on your next trip. And you have many more options beyond these five.
There is a neverending amount of fun in the Windy City. Book your trip and enjoy your time in this beloved vacation spot.
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