CityPASS Chicago articles
Think the Windy City is just for grownups? Think again. The wide selection of kid-friendly museums, restaurants, shops, shows and gardens makes Chicago an exciting city to visit with little ones. The best things to do are centrally located and require little or no transportation—a huge plus for families. And the icing on the cake? These kid-friendly attractions are enjoyable for adults, too.
By boat, bus, bicycle, foot, or even Segway, there is no shortage of ways to experience the country’s most celebrated architectural metro: Chicago, Illinois. Admired for creativity rather than longevity—the Great Chicago Fire in 1871 destroyed a majority of notable buildings—each tour, no matter the means, showcases the character, ingenuity, and groundbreaking methods that make up Chicago’s towering skyline.
Confirming what many art aficionados and museum-goers already knew, TripAdvisor just gave the Art Institute of Chicago the number one spot in its Travelers’ Choice Awards, ranking it not just the top museum in Chicago, but the top museum in the world for 2016.
Each year, Lollapalooza's acts reliably include a diverse range of musicians that span the gamut from fresh-on-the-scene to straight-up legendary. One of the longest-running musical festivals today, it's made its home in Chicago, where there are plenty of great things to do leading up to the show and to continue the good vibes after the final chords fade.
Ninety-four floors up in the blue (and very windy) Chicago sky is a glass and steel contraption that takes steady nerves and a bit of daring to take on. Much like the famed Ledge at SkyDeck Chicago or the nerve-wracking Edgewalk at CN Tower in Toronto, TILT at 360 Chicago is for those unshakeable thrill-seekers looking for an aerial adventure.
From panoramic views at Skydeck Chicago to the interactive science exhibits at the Museum of Science and Industry, the Windy City’s sight-seeing opportunities are certainly nothing short of spectacular. But Chicago is also the deep dish pizza capital of the world. Here's where you can find the best of the best.