Best Things to Do

Sight-Seeing Activities

What better way to get to know a city than taking an expertly guided tour or discovering its best attractions on foot? Following is a selection of tours, parks and outdoor excursions in Chicago. 


875 N. Michigan Ave. Chicago IL 60611 U.S.

A family attraction with some of the city's best views.

Absolutely Chicago Segway Tours

300 E. Monroe St. Chicago IL 60601 U.S.

Experience fun and informative Chicago sight-seeing tours on segways.

Chicago's First Lady Cruises

112 E. Upper Wacker Dr. Chicago IL 60601 U.S.

Comprehensive tour for those curious about Chicago neighborhoods, buildings and its cityscape.

Lincoln Park Conservatory

2391 N. Stockton Dr. Chicago IL 60614 U.S.

Conservatory that showcases exotic plants and serves as a site to grow more greenery for use in the city's parks.

Lincoln Park Zoo

2001 N. Clark St. Chicago IL 60614 U.S.

Don't miss a visit to this free urban zoo with interesting habitats.

Millennium Park

201 E. Randolph St. Chicago IL 60601 U.S.

Millennium Park is Chi-Town's number one tourist destination.

Navy Pier

600 E. Grand Ave. Chicago IL 60611 U.S.

A tourist destination with enough food and entertainment to last the day.

Shedd Aquarium

1200 S. Lake Shore Dr. Chicago IL 60605 U.S.

Home to creatures from the waters of the world — rivers and reefs to lakes and oceans — with behind-the-scenes tours, a trainer for a day experience, beluga and penguin encounters, and more.

Willis Tower

233 S. Wacker Dr. Chicago IL 60606 U.S.

A visit to Chicago is not complete without going up the second-tallest building in the U.S. and the 16th tallest in the world.