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Things to do in Chicago



Things to do with kids in Chicago

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Chicago's best attractions

Willis Tower Skydeck

  • Price band: 2/4
  1. 233 S Wacker Dr, at Adams St
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Adler Planetarium

  • Price band: 1/4
  1. 1300 S Lake Shore Dr
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Art Institute of Chicago

  • Price band: 2/4
  1. 111 S Michigan Ave, at Adams St
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360 Chicago

  • Price band: 2/4
  1. 875 N Michigan Ave, 94th floorat Chestnut St
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The Field Museum

  • Price band: 1/4
  1. 1400 S Lake Shore Dr, at McFetridge Dr
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Green Mill Cocktail Lounge

  • Price band: 2/4
  1. 4802 N Broadway, at Lawrence Ave
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Shedd Aquarium

  • Price band: 2/4
  1. 1200 S Lake Shore Dr
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  1. 5700 S Lake Shore Dr, at 57th St
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Museum of Contemporary Art

  • Price band: 1/4
  1. 220 E Chicago Ave, at Mies van der Rohe Way
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Chicago History Museum

  • Price band: 1/4
  1. 1601 N Clark St, at North Ave
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  1. 337 E Randolph St, at Columbus Dr
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  1. 2001 N Clark St, between Lake Shore Dr and Fullerton Pkwy
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  1. 2430 N Cannon Dr, at Fullerton Pkwy
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  1. 78 E Washington St, at Michigan Ave
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  1. 740 E 56th Pl, at 57th St
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  1. 1852 W 19th St, between Wolcott Ave and Wood St
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  1. 55 N Michigan Ave, at Washington St
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Brookfield Zoo

  • Price band: 1/4
  1. 3300 Golf Rd
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  1. 2200 N Oakley Ave, at Lyndale Ave
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  1. Navy Pier, 700 E Grand Ave, at Lake Shore Drive
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iFLY Indoor Skydiving

  • Price band: 3/4
  1. 5520 Park Place
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  1. 4100 Illinois Rte 53
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Chicago Sports Museum

  • Price band: 1/4
  1. 835 N Michigan Ave, Chicago Ave, 7th floor
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