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#31 of 367 attractions in Chicago
Category: Natural History Museums; Museums; Science Museums; Observatories/ Planetariums
Owner description: One of America's premier natural history museums, the Field's "Live over Time" exhibit now houses "Sue," the largest and most... more » Owner description: One of America's premier natural history museums, the Field's "Live over Time" exhibit now houses "Sue," the largest and most complete Tyrannosaurus rex ever discovered. « less
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#32 of 367 attractions in Chicago
Category: Parks; Neighborhoods
Home to the Lincoln Park Zoo, this popular park is also located in a neighborhood called Lincoln Park.
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#33 of 367 attractions in Chicago
Category: Lookouts
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#34 of 367 attractions in Chicago
Category: Specialty Museums
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#35 of 367 attractions in Chicago
Owner description: The Chicago Lakefront Bicycle Trail is roughly 22 miles of bike paths, stretching from Indiana border up to Evanston. The... more » Owner description: The Chicago Lakefront Bicycle Trail is roughly 22 miles of bike paths, stretching from Indiana border up to Evanston. The trail rides through many parks including Jackson Park (including U of Chicago), Grant Park (including Buckingham Fountain/Museum Campus) Millennium Park, and Lincoln Park with its Free Zoo. Plenty of beaches and bike rentals available at Bobby's Bike Hike (free maps, helmets). « less
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#36 of 367 attractions in Chicago
Category: Arenas/ Stadiums/ Fields
This modern arena replaced the old Chicago Stadium as home court for the NBA's Bulls and the NHL's Blackhawks.
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#37 of 367 attractions in Chicago
Category: Gardens
A Chicago institution for more than a century, the Conservatory's Main Garden blooms with more than 40,000 annuals.
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#38 of 367 attractions in Chicago
Category: Dinner Theaters
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#39 of 367 attractions in Chicago
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#40 of 367 attractions in Chicago
Category: Children's Museums
Owner description: The "Dinosaur Expedition," where kids dig for bones and conduct archaeological research is just one of the many hands-on... more » Owner description: The "Dinosaur Expedition," where kids dig for bones and conduct archaeological research is just one of the many hands-on exhibits at the Chicago Children's Museum. « less
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#41 of 367 attractions in Chicago
Category: Performances
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#42 of 367 attractions in Chicago
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#43 of 367 attractions in Chicago
Category: History Museums
Owner description: This museum brings the Second City's long and colorful history to life, with exhibits on everything from the Great Fire of... more » Owner description: This museum brings the Second City's long and colorful history to life, with exhibits on everything from the Great Fire of 1871 to the city's rich background in sports. « less
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#44 of 367 attractions in Chicago
Category: Boat Tours
Owner description: Offering Architectural Cruises, covering the north and south branches of the Chicago River, Historical Lake and River,... more » Owner description: Offering Architectural Cruises, covering the north and south branches of the Chicago River, Historical Lake and River, Cocktail Cocktail Cruises and Firework Cruise offered in the evening, all cruises are 90 minutes, and have complimentary Starbucks Coffee and soft drinks. « less
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#45 of 367 attractions in Chicago
Category: Neighborhoods
Downtown section of Chicago defined by the loop of elevated train that encircles it.
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#46 of 367 attractions in Chicago
Category: Neighborhoods; Landmarks/ Points of Interest
Owner description: This upscale shopping district on North Michigan Avenue sparkles during the holiday season with the Magnificent Mile Lights... more » Owner description: This upscale shopping district on North Michigan Avenue sparkles during the holiday season with the Magnificent Mile Lights Festival, featuring street sales, holiday music and entertainment. « less
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#47 of 367 attractions in Chicago
Category: Malls
Owner description: Where downtown Chicago comes to life.At the pinnacle of Chicago's famed Magnificent Mile, Water Tower Place is Chicago's... more » Owner description: Where downtown Chicago comes to life.At the pinnacle of Chicago's famed Magnificent Mile, Water Tower Place is Chicago's premier shopping destination. Its stunning eight-level atrium features more than 100 of your favorite stores and restaurants plus a mix of distinctive specialty shops and boutiques. It offers a unique, high-energy urban shopping experience you simply won't find anywhere else in the city. In short, Water Tower Place is the place to shop. « less
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#48 of 367 attractions in Chicago
Category: Bridges

The view from the bridge is one of the best vistas the city has to offer.  The friezes on the bridgetender towers are well executed but the subject matter would nowadays be... more »

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#49 of 367 attractions in Chicago
Category: Theaters
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#50 of 367 attractions in Chicago
Category: Architectural Buildings
Owner description: The neo-gothic tower's signature is the exterior collection of stones from other famous edifices, like the Parthenon, St.... more » Owner description: The neo-gothic tower's signature is the exterior collection of stones from other famous edifices, like the Parthenon, St. Peter's Basilica, Notre Dame, the White House and most recently, the Berlin Wall. « less
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#51 of 367 attractions in Chicago
Category: Cemeteries

Historic and well-known Chicago cemetery located near Wrigley Field. more »

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#52 of 367 attractions in Chicago
Category: Comedy Clubs
Owner description: The ComedySportz Theatre hosts our main stage show 'ComedySportz' every Thursday, Friday and Saturday. 'ComedySportz' is... more » Owner description: The ComedySportz Theatre hosts our main stage show 'ComedySportz' every Thursday, Friday and Saturday. 'ComedySportz' is improv comedy with performers split up into two teams who perform short scenes, song and games based on audience suggestions. It's not ABOUT sports, it IS a sport - the players compete for the audience's approval. It's hilarious improv comedy that is appropriate for all ages and has been making people laugh for 25 years.The ComedySportz Theatre also hosts late night shows and other comedy shows throughout the week. These additional shows include stand-up and sketch comedy as well as improv, and some are recommended for audiences 18 and over. « less
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#53 of 367 attractions in Chicago
Category: Architectural Buildings; Historic Sites
Owner description: The Robie House on the University of Chicago campus is considered one of the most important buildings in the history of... more » Owner description: The Robie House on the University of Chicago campus is considered one of the most important buildings in the history of American architecture. It was created by Frank Lloyd Wright for his client Frederick C. Robie, a forward-thinking businessman. Designed in Wright's Oak Park studio in 1908 and completed in 1910, the building is both a masterpiece of the Prairie style and renowned as a forerunner of modernism in architecture. Tours of the site offer both a first-hand experience of its amazingly contemporary spaces and the current restoration work that is returning the house to its original appearance.Public tours are available Thursday – Monday. The museum is closed Tuesday and Wednesday. Social events and family programs are hosted on weekends throughout the year. Robie House is also available for facility rentals and special events. Visit the Frank Lloyd Wright Preservation Trust website to learn more. « less
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#54 of 367 attractions in Chicago
Category: Parks
Owner description: Dedicated in 1844, this park covers 319 acres along Lake Michigan and is home to the Shedd Aquarium, the Adler Planetarium,... more » Owner description: Dedicated in 1844, this park covers 319 acres along Lake Michigan and is home to the Shedd Aquarium, the Adler Planetarium, the Field Museum and the Art Institute. « less
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#55 of 367 attractions in Chicago
Category: Art Museums
Owner description: Enjoy one of the country's largest collections of Mexican art and culture, including a vibrant textile collection including... more » Owner description: Enjoy one of the country's largest collections of Mexican art and culture, including a vibrant textile collection including indigenous outfits and weavings, folk art including masks and Día de los Muertos artifacts and ephemera documenting the Chicano Movement. Open daily 10am-5pm, closed Mondays. « less
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#56 of 367 attractions in Chicago
Category: Performances
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#57 of 367 attractions in Chicago
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#58 of 367 attractions in Chicago
Category: Architectural Buildings; Libraries
The library houses approximately two million books and is a wonderful example of Chicago's architecture.
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#59 of 367 attractions in Chicago
Category: Aquariums
Owner description: Located on the shores of Lake Michigan, Shedd Aquarium brings you eye-to-eye with more than 32,500 aquatic animals when you... more » Owner description: Located on the shores of Lake Michigan, Shedd Aquarium brings you eye-to-eye with more than 32,500 aquatic animals when you explore the wonderful world of "Jellies" or the recreated environments of the Amazon River and Philippine coral reefs. « less
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#60 of 367 attractions in Chicago
Category: Theaters; Comedy Clubs
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