Chicago, Illinois is a great location to take your family for a wholesome vacation inside the United States of America. “The Windy City” has an array of activities, events and attractions that are fun for the whole family and are guaranteed to make your trip successful and memorable. While visiting Chicago here are a few noteworthy attractions worth fitting into your family vacation!
The Skydeck Chicago was formerly known as the Sears Tower Skydeck but has been renamed in honor of the great city. This is one attraction you will not want to miss while visiting Chicago. Head to the top and observe a 360 degree view overlooking 4 states and a clear 50 miles. While visiting the Skydeck check out their recent feature addition known as, “The Ledge”. The Ledge features a glass floor looking down 1,353 feet to the ground street. The skydeck is also known for excellence tours and theater exhibitions. Take advantage of this rare opportunity and enjoy a tour featuring the world’s quickest multi-media elevator ride. The Skydeck is located at 233 S. Wacker Dr. in Chicago, Illinois. Hours of operation include Monday to Friday excluding holidays from 9-10 am until 8-10 pm. Check seasonal hours for exacts times. Read more about the Skydeck Chicago here at their official website, The Sky Deck. theskydeck.com
Chicago Cultural Center
This attraction features public events that are free for everyone. Enjoy a free tour through the Chicago Cultural Center and see the world’s largest dome created from stained-glass as well as many beautiful mosaics. Catch one of these free tours on Wednesday, Friday or Saturday at 1:15 pm at the Randolph Street Chicago Cultural Center lobby. This building is wheelchair accessible and wheelchair loans can be arranged, please call 312-744-6630 for more information or visit them online at Chicago Culutral Center. chicagoculturalcenter.org.
Chicago is widely respected and known for the amazing Arts and Performance Theater that blooms from their inner city. See Broadway in Chicago at the Landmark Loop theaters and treat your family to an experience of a lifetime! Also try visiting the Goodman Theatre for contemporary and modern art performances. The Harris Theater for Performance and Dance in Millennium Park always features great dance performances and music renditions and is another fine addition to a family vacation. If musicals and contemporary modern dance aren’t your thing, ty visiting the famous Chicago Theater for a concert, stand up comedian or specialty show such as Cirque du Soleil. No matter what exhibit or show you take your family to see, Chicago is guaranteed to please your theater needs and leave you with memories for a lifetime! To read more more about theater in Chicago and get information on locations, dates and times and prices visit this page here from Choose Chicago. choosechicago.com
Here are a few more events in Chicago to consider if you are going to be visiting during the right time. Some more seasonal events during winter in Chicago include ice skating in the Rink at Wrigley in the parks and the Conservatory Flower Show.
Have fun and enjoy your family vacation to Chicago, Illinois! If you visit these tourist attractions you will never forget your visit to these amazing historical landmarks and fun events.