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Clarke House Museum

If you’re a true Chicago history geek, a visit to the city’s oldest residence, the Clarke House, is a must.

Chicago’s Historic Water Tower

Chicago’s Historic Water Tower, apart from being a landmark as one of the only city buildings to survive the Chicago Fire, holds the city visitor center as well as the City Gallery.

The Wrigley Building

Since its construction, the Wrigley Building on Michigan Avenue has been a Chicago architectural icon, adorned by two towers and large clock with faces pointing all directions.

Adler Planetarium & Astronomy Museum

With an array of interactive activities & world-class facilities, the Planetarium never disappoints. Check out our guide to the Adler!

Chicago Botanic Garden

The Botanic Garden is a serene and colorful oasis just a few miles from the chaos of the city. Check out our guide to this special Chicago spot.

Shedd Aquarium

Travel the Amazon, go whale watching, touch a starfish, and watch dolphins flip — all in one place! Chicago’s Shedd Aquarium is just minutes away.

The Biograph Theater

The famous Biograph Theater where John Dillinger was shot still stands as a reminder of a more dangerous time in Chicago.

Graceland Cemetery

Learn a little Chicago history from the deceased on the North side at Graceland Cemetery.

Grant Park

Grant Park is Chicago’s 300-acre hub for indoor and outdoor entertainment and celebrations.

Navy Pier

Navy Pier is the ultimate tourist attraction and a great way to spend a day downtown.

John Hancock Center

Visit this skyscraper 1,000 feet high in the sky to see views of Illinois, Indiana, Wisconsin, and Michigan!

Blommer Chocolate Co.

What’s that smell? It’s Blommer Chocolate Factory and it’s been enveloping the city in warm cocoa love since 1939.

Lincoln Park Zoo

This free Chicago attraction is open 365 days a year and allows city-dwellers to experience wild-life in this beautiful Lincoln Park sanctuary.

Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum

Home to an exceptional butterfly sanctuary and numerous hands-on exhibitions, the Nature Museum offers a unique way to learn about our environment.