Willis Tower Skydeck
Take in the city from 103 floors up! The Willis, formerly known as the Sears, tower boasts arguably the best view in the city. On a clear day, sightseers can look out to a distance of 40-50 miles. The newly renovated building comes equipped with 50 inch flat screen monitors in the elevators. The skydeck also features interactive, museum-quality exhibits on Chicago history. Knee-High Chicago is a kid height display that goes all the way around the Skydeck. Finally the Skydeck has high-tech telescope to give you an even closer look at the city.
Located on Lake Michigan, Navy Pier has been on of the most popular Chicago landmarks since it's opening in q1916. Today, Navy Pier houses a collection of restaurants, shops, an IMAX theater, Botanical Gardens, a 150-foot high Ferris Wheel, and much much more. This place is bound to keep any tourist or local busy.
The Taste of Chicago
Chicago's biggest food festival where over 50 local restaurants set up shop in Grant Park to offer their signature dish to old and new customers alike. Also appearing at this hugely popular event this year are big names in music such as the Los Lonely Boys, Passion Pit and Rob Thomas.
Oak Street Beach
This summer check out one of Chicago's most popular venues for catching some rays. From 6:00am joggers to 6pm sun bunnies, Oak Street Beach is full of people soaking up the summer sun. Take a walk down the beach to Oak Street Beachstro and have lunch or pack your own, this summer's hot spot is not to be missed.
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