10 Must-Visit Attractions in Chicago

Explore Chicago's vibrant culture and rich history with our guide to the city's top 10 attractions. Plan your trip and make the most of your visit to Chicago!

Garfield Park Conservatory

Garfield Park has one of the biggest conservatories in the US. It houses around 600 plant species, most of which aren't from the area.


Museum of Science and Industry

It’s in Hyde Park and is all about hands-on fun with a mirror maze, tornado simulation, a real WWII submarine, and the biggest science center in the West.


Art Institute of Chicago

In downtown Chicago, the Art Institute is a fantastic art museum with over 300,000 artworks from different centuries.


Wrigley Field

Established in 1914, this iconic venue is where the Chicago Cubs play baseball on the city's North Side.


Millennium Park

A sprawling 24.5-acre outdoor space is a top spot in the city. It features famous art, free summer concerts, and movie nights, and is great for relaxing.


Lincoln Park Zoo

Right in the heart of Lincoln Park, this zoo houses over 1,000 animals like lions, bears, apes, and red pandas.



At 875 N Michigan Avenue this observation deck is 1,030 feet high and offers views of four states on clear days: Illinois, Indiana, Wisconsin, and Michigan.



One of the oldest Chinese-American communities in the country.


Chicago Riverwal

The Riverwalk is a walkway along Chicago's main river, dotted with restaurants, bars, and places to hang out.


The Field Museum

Established in 1893, this museum houses vast collections of biology and anthropology. It boasts the largest collection of dinosaur bones and ancient artifacts.


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