- Navy Pier
Chicago landmark with over 50 acres of parks, shops, restaurants and entertainment attractions. Enjoy the Ferris Wheel, musical carousel and Wave Swinger. Visit the Chicago Children’s Museum, the IMAX Theatre or take a tour boat ride. 10/21-31: Halloween at Navy Pier 12/31: New Year’s Eve Fireworks
- Sears Tower
At the time the Sears tower was constructed in 1974, it was the world’s tallest building and still the tallest Chicago skyscraper.
- Shedd Aquarium
The Aquarium contains several exhibits, the most notable are the Caribbean Reef and the Oceanarium. The Caribbean reef contains about 70 species of animals, including sharks and stingrays. It is located in the Grant Park Museum Complex at Lake Shore Drive.
- Six Flags Great America
It is the ultimate Midwest family escape and the thrills just keep getting better! In 2005, Six Flags Great America introduces the largest addition in its 30-year history, Six Flags Hurricane Harbor. With 25 thrilling water slides, a massive wave pool and the world’s largest interactive water playground, this Caribbean themed adventure is an island paradise-close to home!