- Our list of the best things to do in Chicago, Illinois, features the top 598 nearby activities — including 247 great attractions with user approval ratings of 90% or more!
- Chicago, IL has a variety of great sights and experiences nearby. Top categories include: Outdoor Places, Amusement, Entertainment & Shows, and Sports & Fitness.
- The results below include the top 56 things to do within the city of Chicago, IL , followed by 542 popular activities in nearby cities, including Oak Park, Evanston, Skokie, Glenview, Lombard, Tinley Park, Des Plaines, Highland Park, Niles, Downers Grove, Glen Ellyn, Elmhurst, Elk Grove Village, Wilmette, Arlington Heights, Northbrook, Park Ridge, Schaumburg, Mount Prospect, Woodridge, Wheaton, Wheeling, Orland Park, Hammond, Addison, Berwyn, Bloomingdale, Cicero, Oak Brook, Oak Lawn, Lisle, Carol Stream, Rosemont, Forest Park, Gary, Palatine, Munster, Buffalo Grove, Naperville, East Chicago, Lansing, Kankakee, Oak Forest, Bolingbrook and Bartlett
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During the wine tasting participants will have an opportunity to expand a scope of wine varietals
99% 1633 votes
238 East Monroe Street, Chicago, IL 60601 MoreLess Info
Day or night, Absolutely Chicago Segway Tours offers a breezy sight seeing experience on the Segway personal transportation vehicle. From the city's beautiful lakefront to parks and skylines, themed tours provide guided insight into the city's historical foundation.
98% 759 votes
910 South Michigan Ave, Chicago, IL 60605 MoreLess Info
The first Segway company in the city is the City Segway Tours Chicago which is part of the first Segway tour business in the world. The trips cover a variety of important landmarks like Grant Park, Soldier Field, and Museum Campus.
97% 5605 votes
Southeast corner of Michigan & Wacker, Chicago, IL 60604 MoreLess Info
With volunteer tour guides detailing the rich scenery along the river, Chicago Architecture Foundation River Cruises provide the tourist and the local alike with an in depth look at the city's evolution over the decades. Tours begin in early Spring and end in late Fall.
97% 29636 votes
111 S Michigan Ave, Chicago, IL 60603 MoreLess Info
Find the Art Institute of Chicago located along Michigan Avenue in Chicago. The museum includes everything from Medieval artwork, to Asian, Indian and Modern paintings, sculptures, jewelry, mosaics and vases.
96% 1747 votes
Chicago, IL MoreLess Info
Lake Michigan is the only one of the Great Lakes totally located in the United States, and is the source of drinking water for the city of Chicago. The lake is used for boating and fishing, and surrounded by many beaches.
95% 17372 votes
201 E. Randolph St., between Michigan Ave & Columbus Ave, Chicago, IL 60602 MoreLess Info
Cloud Gate is a sculpture located in Chicago's Millennium Park. At 110 tons, the stainless steel plated sculpture is one of the largest of its kind anywhere in the world.
96% 25858 votes
201 E Randolph St, Chicago, IL 60602 MoreLess Info
Chicago's Millennium Park is a public park located to the north of the Art Institute of Chicago. The area features an ice rink, concerts, a garden setting and art exhibits.
95% 1340 votes
400 North Michigan Ave, Chicago, IL 60611 MoreLess Info
Wendella Sightseeing Boats is Chicago's family owned, original architecture tour. Featuring various cruises such as the River Experience and Summer Fireworks, Wendella showcases Chicago's history and landmarks with a special touch for adults through Beer & BBQ and Wine & Cheese cruises.
94% 2069 votes
78 East Washington Street, Chicago, IL 60601 MoreLess Info
The Chicago Cultural Center is a municipal center that features a variety of exhibits and performances for guests to enjoy. Visitors of this site can also take advantage of the information center, cafe, and gift shop.
91% 13537 votes
5700 S. Lake Shore Drive, Chicago, IL 60637 MoreLess Info
Chicago's Museum of Science & Industry is found in the Hyde Park neighborhood. The museum includes live laboratory programs and science exhibits, plus an Omnimax Theater and other science shows.