25 best sights and attractions in Chicago
Check out iconic venues and historical sightseeing spots
50 most beautiful buildings in Chicago
See the most exemplary architecture in Chicago
15 ugliest buildings in downtown Chicago
Some buildings just beg for the bulldozer
Book tour and attraction tickets
Willis Tower Skydeck and city sights tour
See classic Chicago sights from up high, then cruise the streets and iconic waterway
Chicago architecture river cruise
Experience one of the world’s most beautiful cities from the river
Private helicopter tour
Discover all of Chicago’s top sights from great heights
Lake Michigan speed boat ride
Feel the need for speed?
The best Chicago tours
The best food tours
Sample Chicago's best eats in a single afternoon
Chicago brewery tours
Find you inner beer geek (and drink some suds) at more than a dozen local breweries
The best boat tours
Most of the city's architectural attractions look better from a boat on the river
The best Chicago tours
Discover Chicago's attractions, architecture, history and culture on these top tours
Behind the scenes tours for those who want to see how the sausage is made
Chicago attractions by neighborhood
Attractions for kids
Chicago parks guide
Visit a welcome oasis of calm in the midst of the concrete jungle
The best playgrounds for water features
When you need to soak, you need to soak
The best playgrounds in Chicago
Swings, slides, climbing structures, mazes and more!
Water parks near Chicago
Make a splash!
The best museums in Chicago
10 best Chicago museums: Top institutions to visit in Chicago
These well-respected institutions are among the top Chicago attractions, offering informative and inspiring encounters with art, history, science and culture, not to mention noteworthy architecture
Free museum days at the best Chicago museums
Take advantage of these year-round free museum days at the top cultural institutions in Chicago
The best contemporary art galleries in Chicago
Whether in Pilsen, River North, West Loop, Wicker Park or elsewhere, Chicago boasts a variety of venues to see original artwork by up-and-coming, emerging and established artists
Chicago's top children's museums
A great children's museum can be a total life-saver when the weather turns and your kid's played with every toy in the basement
The best parks in Chicago
News in Chicago
New ComEd rates will increase your monthly bill in 2017
Between rising water and sewer fees and the city’s new disposable bag tax, most Chicagoans have become numb to the phrase “higher rates.” On Tuesday, the...
How to prepare for Chicago's new disposable bag tax
Beginning January 1, Chicagoans may once again be faced with the age-old consumer's’ dilemma, “paper or plastic.” That’s because the city’s current...
Art Institute will begin admitting Chicago teens free of charge
This week, the Art Institute of Chicago announced a new admission policy for Chicago teenagers, adding to its already extensive list of free options and...
Adler Planetarium makes final push to convince you Pluto is not a planet
If you’re like me, the demotion of Pluto to dwarf planet came as a shock. But like most rational, non-astronomers, I deferred to the experts and welcomed the...