Attracting 8.6 million visitors each year, Navy Pier offers many of the top things to do in Chicago in one stunning lakeside location. With views of Lake Michigan, the 50 acre complex is home to many family attractions including the Chicago Children’s Museum, Segway Tours and more. Or if you’re feeling adventurous, why not take a speed boat trip and explore Lake Michigan.
Chicago is lucky enough to have some of the best museums in the whole of the United States. We love the Field Museum, Shedd Aquarium, and Adler Planetarium. All of these attractions are located on the museum campus, right on the lake. This is also a great location to take pictures of your family in front of the Chicago skyline.
If you like shopping, head to the Magnificent Mile! Recently voted as one of the top ten shopping destinations in the world, here you’ll find department stores such as Bloomingdale’s, Nordstrom, and Barneys New York, as well as some of the fanciest luxury boutiques.
Make the most out of your trip to Schaumburg! Visit the popular Woodfield Mall with over 180 stores, enjoy dinner and tournament at Medieval Times, or spend a day gaming at GAMEWORKS.