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Skydeck Chicago - Willis Tower

233 S. Wacker Drive, Entrance on Jackson Blvd, Chicago, IL 60606-7147
+1 312-875-9447
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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 a "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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  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
233 S. Wacker Drive, Entrance on Jackson Blvd, Chicago, IL 60606-7147
Downtown / The Loop
+1 312-875-9447
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Honestly a surreal and well worthwhile experience. Would definitely recommend doing. We went on a Thursday just after sunset and didn't have to queue at all. As soon as we got to the top of the lift the view was breathtaking!

Thank DaniClamp
Reviewed yesterday

Another tall building with a "view." Woopdedoo. Yeah--the view is cool--but the view of Chicago from the architectural river tour is superior! Crowded; poorly staffed and operated sky ledges. No control. People hogging the views. In the end--my view from my Southwest seat on approach...More

Thank TrolleyDodger
Reviewed yesterday

If you plan to see the city from atop this tower at dusk, be sure to come at 4PM! The lines are reaaaally long and by the time you get there you only have a few more minutes before the sun sets. You have to...More

Thank ddg858
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Fun Chicago experience. Glass bottom ledge is scary and exciting. Great view...if no clouds. Starbucks on ground level. Be early. Usually a line.

Thank Schisti
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I enjoyed seeing the Sears/Willis tower a lot. The line was non-existent to get in, and tickets are reasonably priced. The views are great too, but you want to make sure that to go on a clear day if you can. Today was very clear,...More

Thank mygingerjourney
Reviewed 2 days ago

My husband and I had the perfect day for visibility and it was amazing! However, the lines are longggg and there are a tonnnn of people! Even on a Friday at noon- so insane! The views really are great, but being from Seattle, we have...More

Thank LyndseyKnoy
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

If one is looking for the definition of disaster then this is it . The ledge is on the 103rd floor. However, there is no restaurant and the food served can hardly be called food. We reached there with a confirmed booking and an email,...More

Thank Saby66
Reviewed 2 days ago

The ride up and down was amazingly fast. We were not able to get much of a view as it was raining and foggy. BUt what we could see was very cool, far away down

Thank Randy C
Reviewed 2 days ago

Skydeck was pretty cool. Be ready to get through security to enter the tower, but once in, we had a private event on the 82nd floor, then finished the night on the skydeck which was an amazing experience.

Thank BigRobUTSA
Reviewed 3 days ago

I have visited Sears Tower in past and had a gorgeous view. This time however; ZERO VISIBILITY. bought tickets for a specific date this trip and went up any way. Kinda cool to "stand" in clouds and make the best out of a not so...More

Thank epcotgal
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August 24, 2017|
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Response from Ellen B | Reviewed this property |
We didn't buy the fast pass. We went early (9:30-10:00) on a weekday and we're at the top in under 30 min. That includes buying the tickets and going through security.
August 24, 2017|
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Response from andrew1768 | Reviewed this property |
It depends, skydeck is a fixed glass box that doesn't mo ve. 360 has the glass that tilts out over the ground. depends on your sense of adventure. I'd say 360 a bit scarier. views from both are great.
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August 10, 2017|
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Response from DGMcCready | Reviewed this property |
We had all 5 of us on it. It is very sturdy