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“Love Navy Pier” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Navy Pier

Navy Pier
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Chicago Fireworks Sail
Ranked #43 of 607 things to do in Chicago
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Fee: No
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Owner description: Navy Pier is the place where all of Chicagoland and tourists from around the world have come together since 1995 to enjoy the beauty and the thrills of a day on Lake Michigan. From rides to restaurants, exhibitions to entertainment, shopping to dining cruises and tour boats Navy Pier has it all - in a location unlike any other!There's so much to do in our 50 acres of parks, promenades, gardens, shops, eateries and attractions.Take a ride on our 15-story Ferris wheel. Catch a movie at the IMAX® Theatre. Visit three floors of hands-on fun at the Chicago Children's Museum inside the Family Pavilion. Experience any one of the cruise boat rides departing from Navy Pier's South Dock. Or just kick back and enjoy your favorite form of entertainment at the Pepsi Skyline Stage, Dock Street Stage, Landshark Beer Garden or Family Pavilion Stage.Come experience all that Navy Pier has to offer year-round!
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“Love Navy Pier”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2014

We went to Navy Pier while waiting for 2 other people in our group to get out of a ballgame. It was so nice, great views of Chicago and the water. Winter Wonderland was beautiful. The employees there were so helpful when we asked a question. It is so nice to just walk around and view. I am sure it is much nicer in the summer when the Ferris Wheel is running and everything is going outside. We are so glad we visited and hope to get back one day to visit in the summer.

Visited December 2013
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New York City, New York
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“Architectural Cruise”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2014

We visited the Navy Pier and saw the ferris wheel and all the other games. We went on the architectural cruise that lasted 45 minutes. The boat went all around downtown Chicago and at the end had a fireworks show which we enjoyed a lot.

Visited August 2013
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2014

Currently undergoing remodeling and expansion to become even better this Summer! Great fun for kids & adults alike. My personal favorites are the ferris wheel, Billy Goat Tavern, Rivas, Bubba Gumps, and Must Do Spirit of Chicago etc. Lake dinner cruises! Clients LOVE seeing the skyline from the Lake. You simply can't go wrong visiting Navy Pier. Business or pleasure, single, group, family or romance this is a MUST DO. I'm not from the Men's Warehouse...but I guarantee it!

Visited January 2014
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2014

The Navy Pier juts out into Lake Michigan, so it is fun to walk to the end. Inside is mostly like a mall of sorts with shops and kiosks. The Ferris Wheel is there, as is the IMAX theater, which is always a treat. I loved the Stained Glass Museum (free). What a collection.

Visited October 2013
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“Nice walk ...”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2014

It was a nice walk ..good view of the city skyline.... Very commercial very dirty and very crowded...

Visited August 2013
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