Posts Tagged: Chicago Attractions

Which Chicago Observatory is Best?

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This post is a review and comparison of 2 Chicago observation decks.  Both observatories offer stunning views of the city (and the other building!). With cafes, bars, audio tours, a visit to 360* Observatory or Skydeck is more than just a pretty view!   Skydeck (Willis Tower) Chicago 360 (Hancock Building) Which Has the Best Views? […]

Free Chicago Museum Days 2018

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This post lists the days that Chicago museums offer free or pay-what-you-wish admission. Visiting museums in Chicago can be a really fun activity for you and your travel buddies to enjoy the city while indoors. We have some really great museums filled with artifacts, art, science, and sea-creatures. Many of the museums in Chicago have […]

Top Free Things To Do In Chicago

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Experience the windy city in all its glory without breaking the bank with this post of free things to do in Chicago. Chicago provides free and affordable activities to entertain locals and tourists all year long! Between the museums, parks, and festivals, kids and adults alike will have more than enough to keep them amused and […]

Museum of Science and Industry

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This post is about the exhibits and how to save money at the Museum of Science and Industry.  While in Chicago, venture down to the museum in Grant Park to “spark creativity and scientific inquiry”. It is worth the bus or train ride to see the building alone, though we have a feeling you’ll love the […]

Chicago Field Museum

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Check out our Chicago Visitors Guide, with budget advice, travel guides, and information about local Chicago attractions “The Field Museum inspires curiosity about life on Earth while exploring how the world came to be and how we can make it a better place.” Have you ever seen a dinosaur skeleton?  How about a mummy?  Have […]

City Pass, Go Card and Other Chicago Attraction Passes

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Chicago City Pass, Go Card and Other Tourist Attraction Passes

This post covers tourist discount passes available in Chicago. These passes can save you money as well as time, but you need a plan to maximize both savings. We have broken down and compared the different passes so that you can make an educated decision on whether any are a good fit for you.    […]

Chicago’s Shedd Aquarium

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Check out our Chicago Visitors Guide, with budget advice, travel guides, and information about local Chicago attractions If you are curious about aquatic life, you’ll love Shedd Aquarium, one of Chicago’s top five attractions! Home to over 32,000 animals, including: river turtles, tropical fish, beluga whales, dolphins, penguins, iguanas, tiny frogs, sea otters, and tiny […]

Chicago Theatre Marquee Tour

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Chicago Theater District Tour

The Chicago Theatre is an original movie palace from the 1920’s that now serves as a Landmark for Chicago’s hottest ticketed live events. Patrons come from all over the world to see performances, but did you know that you can explore the theatre, and even go backstage without being a groupie? Book a guided tour […]