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Address: 233 S. Wacker Drive, Entrance on Jackson Blvd, Chicago, IL 60606 (Formerly Sears Tower)
Phone Number: +1 312-875-9447
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Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Fee: Yes
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No trip to Chicago is complete without a visit to the top of the tallest...

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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Breakfast in the Sky: Early Access to Skydeck of Willis Tower in Chicago

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The best view in the world!

The best skyline I've seen! Better than the view in New York. We went here just before the sunset and we had the most amazing view of Chicago.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

The best skyline I've seen! Better than the view in New York. We went here just before the sunset and we had the most amazing view of Chicago.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

The quality of visit so depends upon the weather here. However; the maxim for Chicago weather is ; If you don't like it now wait fifteen minutes and it will change. There is a fog problem during fall and winter. The other day the whole top section was covered up. The view here is good but i think its better... More 

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Pearland, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Come early so there's not much line on the glass deck. Either you will be satisfied with your own photo selfies or take the official photo which is about a $$$ but worth it to me. As an advise, when getting your printed photos, take a picture of your ticket number. They lost mine and took us forever to browse... More 

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Fond du Lac, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We've visited the Skydeck several times and it's a thrill every time we walk out on that deck! Butterflies in my stomach but a great place to take pictures!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

it was an amazing views. enjoyed it.the traffic was crazy and crowded.have to allow yourself plenty of time

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The place was clean and worth it. I took the Vip pass which was 27 dollars more than the original ticket of 22 dollars. Anyways the line was full we waited like an 1 hour just to check on the deck and it took us 25 mins to go down.

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Hacienda Heights, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

was tallest, now? third in USA? Still nice view and the ledge is good, but hopefully everyone can be civilized in the selfie photos parade. The professional photo is expensive $30 but they can catch a great jump photo on the ledge.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Visited here at about 6pm for a quick cocktail before eating elsewhere. We had to queue for about ten minutes for a table but it was well worth the wait.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The observation deck is amazing but could be scary to those afraid of heights! You will get an amazing view of the city and a chance for some fun photo opts during your visit. I would go again!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Didn't think I would ever do this but finally decided to give it a try. So glad I did! Not as scary as I thought. You can stand back from the window area and get a fantastic view of the skyline if unsure of the glass viewing decks. Long line, make reservations!

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