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Willis Tower

233 South Wacker Drive, Chicago, IL 60606 (Formerly Sears Tower)
312-875-9447
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Ranked #29 of 307 Attractions in Chicago
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Architectural Buildings, Observation Decks/ Towers, Landmarks/ Points of Interest, Landmarks
Fee: Yes
Owner description: No trip to Chicago is complete without a visit to the top of the...
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Type: Architectural Buildings, Observation Decks/ Towers, Landmarks/ Points of Interest, Landmarks
Fee: Yes
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Hours:
Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 9:30 pm
Owner description: No trip to Chicago is complete without a visit to the top of the tallest building in the Western Hemisphere and The Ledge at Skydeck Chicago! Treat yourself to, “one stop Chicago” experience on your journey to the 103rd floor. Enjoy 360 degree views spanning up to 50 miles and 4 states and our most spectacular view…1,353 feet straight down! “Dare to Stand Out” on The Ledge - glass balconies extending 4.3 feet outside the building provide a thrilling, once in a lifetime experience!
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Lexington, Kentucky
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11 reviews 11 reviews
8 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2014 NEW

The views are incredible. The viewing ledge is amazing and breathtaking. And, just like an amusement park ride, you can't exit without going through the (very nice) gift shop!

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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014 NEW

Great views over the city,really nice building and learnt a lot about the history of the city.Worth the money .

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Johnson City, Tennessee
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46 reviews 46 reviews
22 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014 NEW

Wow, the views are incredible! We went on a Tuesday afternoon during the summer, so the wait time wasn't too terrible. The Ledge itself was extremely crowded, with people spending lengthy periods of time taking selfies, sitting or lying down, etc. There is also a pretty big gift shop, where we bought a couple of souvenirs. (We did find the... More 

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wisconsin
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25 reviews 25 reviews
5 attraction reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014 NEW

I've took my family of three to visit the tower. Upon entering the building and beginning the line, it didnt look like it should be a long wait to see the top floor. Boy was I wrong. They have you going through so many ridiculous hallways, swinging doors, and posing for photo ops that it takes forever to get to... More 

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Dunfermline, United Kingdom
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26 reviews 26 reviews
10 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014 NEW

Arrived at just after 10am and already there was a queue for security and elevators. Once at the top everyone makes a beeline for 'The Ledge' however one is taken over by a professional photographer so everyone is trying to get their photos in the other three with some people tending to spend rather too long taking selfies etc and... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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283 reviews 283 reviews
51 attraction reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014 NEW

We had family in town and we lucked out to beat the crowds one Sunday morning. Take your time checking out all sides. It is an amazing city. You can track places you saw that weekend, or find your office, or find your next neighborhood.

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London, United Kingdom
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53 attraction reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014 NEW

Great view from the top. Choose a clear sunny day to go and the views are magnificent. The ledge is quite an experience, quite frightening to stand on glass and look down. Nice big souvenir shop at the exit downstairs so don't have to shop at the top.

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New Milford, New Jersey
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15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

Great views!!! We found it a bit expensive, but worth it for a one time visit when in Chicago. We recommend going in the morning to skip the long lines.

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White Oak, Georgia
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43 reviews 43 reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

I am terrified of heights but with my daughter's persistence- I AGREE to have my photos taken on the glass ledge. Boy, what an experience, it was thrilling, exciting! and terrifying however looking at my AWESOME photos with the AMAZING view of the city- it was all worth it. I highly recommend this attraction but be prepared to wait to... More 

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Houston, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014

I went up the Willis/ Sears Tower during December 2014. The winter weather was quite moderate so we thought we would chance it. The lines were quite long and you should budget at least 2 hours for the whole experience (especially if you go on a weekend). The experience is a unique one and standing in the glass cubes looking... More 

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