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Things to do in Chicago this Weekend

Chicago is a city in the Illinois state of the US. With a combination of science & fascination, you will have a great time here. Marvelous museums, active night life, and amazing shopping experience complete the Chicago tourist attractions. Check out the things to do in Chicago this weekend-

Chicago Architecture River Cruise-

A mesmerizing river cruise along the high rises is a fantastic way to experience the Chicago sightseeing. You can have some spectacular views while gaining the historical insights about the buildings from a docent. It takes about 75-90 minutes for an architectural cruise.

Art Institute of ChicagoArt Institute of Chicago-

This museum is one of the best Chicago tourist attractions that exhibits 3,00,000 works from the artists all over the world. It has preserved the Impressionism and Post-Impressionism arts, and are still expanding.
Do Explore the Byzantine era paintings, the European armor artifacts and Thorne Miniature Rooms.

Millennium Park-

This world famous Chicago tourist attraction has often been featured in Hollywood movies like Source Code. Situated in the north to the Art Institute of Chicago, this park spreads in an area of 24.5 acres. This attraction doesn’t fail to surprise you with its art, landscape and architecture genres.

You should visit the Cloud Gate and Crown Fountain and can hop on a Segway for a McDonald’s Cycle Center tour.

Shedd Aquarium-

If you have never observed aquatic life from close, it’s your best chance here. This Chicago tourist attraction is one of the largest indoor aquariums in the world. It houses 32,000 creatures including stingrays, piranhas, sharks, penguins, sea lions, and beluga whales.

You can additionally feed them, interact with them and have a behind the scenes tour. It is your call now!

The Magnificent MileThe Magnificent Mile-

Situated in the north of Michigan Avenue, it is an enticing place for the shopaholics and food lovers. Shop your heart out at the luxury retailers like Neiman Macy’s, Lord & Taylor and other departmental stores.

This part of avenue also serves the purpose of Chicago sightseeing with its Historical Water Tower, Wrigley Building, and the Tribune Tower. Top-notch hotels like The Drake, Four Seasons Hotel Chicago, will satiate your hunger satisfactorily.

360 CHICAGO Observation Deck-

This famous Chicago tourist attraction lets you observe its skyline from above 1,000 feet. From its location on the 94th floor of the John Hancock Center, you can spectate a panoramic view of Chicago. The high-tech screens help you identify the landmarks, 55 miles in either direction interactively.

The Field Museum-

The fans of Indiana-Jones movies are going to love this Chicago sightseeing. You can say hi to the SUE; the largest and complete 42 feet long T.rex. There are numerous artifacts from multiple eras and places.

A Chicago CityPASS can get you watch a 3D film. Highlights include an ancient Egypt exhibit, an interactive Life on the Nile experience and the Restoring Earth area.

Navy Pier-

Located in the east of The Magnificent Mile, it is a perfect Chicago sightseeing for visitors of any age. It welcomes you with a 196 feet tall Ferris wheel, carousel and a swing-seat ride.

You can also try your hands on the golf at the miniature golf course. Moreover, for the live shows, you can get your seat at the Shakespeare Theater here. All in all, this family-friendly Chicago tourist attraction is a complete entertainment package.

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