Tourist Attractions in Chicago, IL

There are 114 tourist attractions found in Chicago, IL. This is 11% of all tourist attractions we have listed in Illinois. The major types of tourist attractions listed here are museums and landmarks. Then there is also nature attractions listed in Chicago. You may find a list of all categories of Chicago attractions on this page. Click on a category to find all attractions of Chicago of that type.

Nicknamed as the “Windy City”, Chicago is third most populous city in the entire United States with over 2.7 million residents. The city is mostly known as a center for finance and commerce, technology, communications and transportation but its tourism is also a major player in its economy. In fact, in 2014, it was able to draw in more than 63 million local and foreign visitors who were there for business and leisure. In 2011, it was also ranked as the fourth most walkable out of fifty large cities in the US. Most of the activities and nightlife in Chicago happen in the lakefront areas such as in Rogers Park. The city also offers various cuisine options ranging from upscale dining establishments to ethnic restaurants. Other must-visit places in Chicago include the Museum Campus and the Addler Planetarium, the Willis Towers (formerly called Sears Towers) and the 150-foot Ferris wheel in Navy Pier.

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