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Chicago

Welcome to Chicago!

Chicago is a vibrant and exciting city with plenty of adventures awaiting a sightseeing visitor. There's also plenty to see too, including its rich architecture.  In this page we will also remind you of some of the activities offered to a visitor that blend sightseeing with adventure.

 

Chicago Lakefront Biking
Lakefront biking

Chicago Thrills

For a thrill-seeking adventure, head to the Skydeck Chicago on the 103rd floor of the Willis Tower. Walk out onto The Ledge, a glass balcony that extends four feet outside the building, and look down at the city from 1,353 feet in the air.  Other options for either looking down or else get your heart pumping on the water - a thriller boat ride or a ziplining adventure...

 

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skydeck willis tower chicago
View from Skydeck Willis Tower

Millennium Park

Millennium Park is a must-see attraction in Chicago, with its famous Cloud Gate sculpture (affectionately known as "The Bean") and the Jay Pritzker Pavilion, an outdoor concert venue. During the summer, you can catch free concerts and events at the park, or enjoy ice skating in the winter.

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Millenium Park

Architecture Boat Tours

Chicago is famous for its stunning architecture, and one of the best ways to see it is from the water. Take a boat tour along the Chicago River to learn about the city's history and see some of its most iconic buildings, including the Willis Tower (formerly known as the Sears Tower), the John Hancock Center, and the Wrigley Building.

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chicago architecture boat cruise
Architecture Boat Cruise

Chicago Helicopter Experience

For a truly unique way to see the city, take a helicopter tour with Chicago Helicopter Experience. Soar above the skyline and get an aerial view of famous landmarks like Soldier Field, the Shedd Aquarium, and the Museum of Science and Industry.

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Chicago sunset from helicopter
Chicago sunset from helicopter

Kayaking on the Chicago River

Get a different perspective on the city by kayaking along the Chicago River. You can rent a kayak and paddle past some of the city's most iconic buildings while enjoying the scenic views.

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Adrenaline pumping experiences

Chicago offers a thrilling experience to visitors with its combination of attractions like iFLY Indoor Skydiving and nearby Forge Adventure Park. iFLY provides the exhilarating sensation of skydiving in a safe indoor environment, allowing visitors to experience the thrill of freefall. Additionally, the availability of the Forge Adventure Park nearby adds to the excitement, offering challenging treetop obstacle courses and ziplining adventures.

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the forge ziplining
The Forge Adventure Park