Visitors to the Windy City can expect a warm welcome as they explore must-visit sites dotting Grant Park, Museum Campus and the mall-filled Magnificent Mile. Gawk at world-renowned architecture by icons such as Frank Gehry and Frank Lloyd Wright. Dining ranges from award-winning, high-end enclaves to delicious deep-dish pizza dives.

Chicago is a city identified by its stunning architecture and engineering marvels. Chicago skyline is as iconic as any city in the world, and the many famous buildings and attractions in the Loop of Downtown Chicago make it one of the most popular sightseeing destinations in America. Traverse the 103-story Willis Tower Skydeck (formerly called the Sears Tower) for some of the most breathtaking views you’ll ever experience, or travel to the world’s largest commercial building, the Merchandise Mart, which is an Art Deco masterpiece that’s so big it needs its own zip code.

For sports fans, Chicago is home to some of the most storied franchises in professional American sports, and their historic outdoor stadiums are considered to be major Chicago landmarks in their own right. A pilgrimage for any true baseball fan visiting Chicago, Wrigley Field in the Near North Side is one of the most iconic ballparks in the Majors, and first opened in 1914. On the South Side, Soldier Field has been the home of the Chicago Bears for more than four decades, and is as recognizable as any football field in America.

Chicago tours of the best attractions Downtown come in all different types. Active tours in Chicago include biking through the Museum Campus of Chicago and Millennium Park, or walking tours through Chicago’s most eclectic neighborhoods. Also, Chicago’s close access to Lake Michigan and the winding Chicago River that cuts through Downtown make boat tours of Chicago especially popular. Use Chicago Traveler to book a speedboat tour through Downtown Chicago, or to charter a private cruise on a luxurious yacht!

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