Favorite Things To Do in Chicago

MUSEUM OF CONTEMPORARY ART CHICAGO

Offering thought-provoking art created since 1945, its permanent collection includes work by Franz Kline, Andy Warhol, and Jeff Koons.


MUSEUM OF SCIENCE AND INDUSTRY

Housed in the Palace of Fine Arts from the 1893 World’s Columbian Exposition, the Museum of Science and Industry has a German World War II submarine, a Boeing 727, a 40-foot water vapor tornado, and a chick hatchery making it the largest science museum in the Western Hemisphere.


NAVY PIER

A Chicago landmark extending nearly a mile out into Lake Michigan, Navy Pier is the top tourist and leisure destination in the Midwest. Discover theaters, museums, restaurants, shops, dining, sightseeing cruises, special events, and more. Free admission, open year-round.


THE REDHEAD PIANO BAR

Sing along as Chicago’s top piano-vocalists play your favorite standards, pop, and rock hits seven nights a week. Proper attire is required.


RIVERS CASINO

Chicago’s gaming and entertainment destination.


ROOF ON THEWIT

The year-round rooftop lounge on the 27th floor of theWit Hotel.


THE SECOND CITY

For more than 50 years, this comedy improv and skit theater has attracted crowds and boasts a huge A-list alumni base.


SHEDD AQUARIUM

Located in the Museum Campus, the Shedd Aquarium holds 32,000 aquatic animals making it one of the largest indoor aquariums in the world. Some of the wildlife you can see are stingrays, whales, otters, amphibians, jelly fish, sea lions, and other adorable and curious creatures.