Chicago Illinois Must See & Do
Chicago's Magnificent Mile area is a shopper's paradise on Michigan Avenue located between the Chicago River and Oak Street. Once you've shopped ‘till you dropped replenish at one of the many wonderful restaurants or take in a show at one of the theater performances in area venues.
Art Institute of Chicago
This fine art museum is known for its extensive collection of Impressionist, Post-Impressionist and American Art. Experience over 30 paintings by Claude Mont; including a number of Water Lilies and six of his Haystacks. There are also fine sculptures from around the world, exact miniatures demonstrating European and American architectural and furniture styles, world-class photography collection and so much more.
The Navy Pier is located on the Chicago shoreline of Lake Michigan close to downtown. Enjoy the following attractions: Imax Theater, breathing taking boat rides, fine or casual dining, specialty shopping, Chicago Children's Museum, Smith Museum of Stained Glass Windows , Chicago Shakespeare Theater, bike or skate rentals and so much more.
The Sears Tower is the tallest building on the North American continent with 110 floors. Visit the top of the tower and you can see Illinois, Indiana, Michigan and Wisconsin on a clear day. The 70-second elevator trip will offer a thrill ride to the sky deck. The skyscraper is made of nine tubes, each 75 feet wide to withstanding the infamous Chicago wind.
John G. Shedd Aquarium is the world's largest indoor aquarium with more than 22,000 animals representing more than 700 species from all parts of the world. Home to a 90,000 gallon Caribbean Coral Reef is home to more than 250 Caribbean reef animals including eels, sharks, a sea turtle and a plethora of colorful fish. See more than 25 sharks which is the largest public display in the Midwest.