Places To Be in the Windy City
Checking in Chicago
Welcome to Chicago - one of the most popular cities in the nation. Featuring year-round events and festivities at Navy Pier, cuisine from around the world, and limitless shopping on the Magnificent Mile - there are plenty of places to be in the Windy City.
1. Sights of the Skyline
Exclusive to the Windy City, 1,353 feet high and 103 floors off the ground, Skydeck Chicago offers visitors a chance to overlook a spectacular view spanning across four different states. Offered year-round, Skydeck allows brave guests to walk out on a four-foot ledge jutting off the tallest building in the Western Hemisphere. Once you've faced your fears, join them on their 67th floor at the Metropolitan Club to dine in the sky.
2. See the City From a Different Angle
Conveniently located along Chicago's famous, Magnificent Mile, 360 Chicago offers guests a unique, downward facing view of the Windy City from 1,000 feet up. Now featuring, Tilt, a gravity-defying architectural achievement designed to hold up to eight visitors 94 floors above the ground. Offered year-round, this first of its kind experience offers guests the chance to see Chicago from a different angle.
3. Lincoln Park Zoo
Not only free but also year-round, Lincoln Park Zoo is located just minutes north of downtown - supplying their guests with fun for all ages. In addition to enjoying the sights and sounds of the animals, there are rides, souvenirs and a variety of exhibits offering guests a memorable experience. See hippos swim, monkeys swing, giraffes graze and zebras roam at Chicago's wildest attraction.
4. Astronomical Amusement
Where could you experience the night sky over Chicago as it appeared in 1913? Open year-round, Adler Planetarium offers daily programs, exhibits, and special lectures peaking the interests of their visitors. Enjoy an immersive sky show in one of three full-sized theaters including the Grainger Sky Theater - the most technologically advanced theater in the world. Space doesn't seem so far after all!
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