Chicago is a fantastic city that attracts over 50 Million visitors a year!  Whether you are a visitor or a local, we put together a list with enough excitement to satisfy everyones needs.  Chicago has great shopping, food, weather (just kidding), people, parks, lake activities, architecture, and history.  Chicago also has the largest convention center in North America, McCormick Place.  For whatever reason you may be here in Chicago for, we got you covered.  Here are the top 30 things to do in Chicago:

Top 30 Things to do in Chicago

Touristy Activities in Chicago – Family Friendly

  1. Willis Tower (Formerly Sears Tower)
  2. Navy Pier
  3. Shedd Aquarium
  4. Field Museum
  5. Museum of Science and Industry
  6. Maggie Daley Park
  7. Legoland
  8. Art Institute Chicago
  9. Deep Dish Pizza
  10. Architect River Tour
  11. Lincoln Park Zoo
  12. Wrigley Field
  13. Lake front Path

Chicago Restaurants(More than Pizza)


  1. Portillos
  2. Big and Littles
  3. Franks N Dawgs – Closed
  4. XOCO


  1. Little Goat
  2. Purple Pig
  3. Green St. Meats


  1. Alinea
  2. Girl and the Goat
  3. Frontera Grill

Adult Fun

  1. Second City
  2. iO (Improv Olympic)
  3. Bye Bye Liver
  4. Beercade


  1. Taste of Chicago
  2. Lollapalooza
  3. Renegade Craft Fair

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