Fun Facts About Chicago

Chicago Skyline

Planning a visit to Chicago? Skydeck has all your fun facts about Chicago to help jam-pack your trip with all the best foods, activities, and year-round entertainment! The Windy City has a rich history ready for you to explore, and once you have all your Chicago facts, you’ll be able to enjoy our city just like the locals do! 

As you discover these fun facts about Chicago, be sure to add Skydeck to your trip itinerary. Located in the iconic Willis Tower, we offer the most spectacular views of the city at 1,353 feet in the air! Step out on the Ledge and hover over the Loop for an experience you’ll never forget—and that’s a fact!

Architecture and Landmarks



Famous Chicago Foods


What Makes Chicago Famous






Getting Around


Things to Keep in Mind



Important Notice Regarding COVID-19

Willis Tower and Skydeck Chicago have implemented measures consistent with CDC and local and federal guidance to try to reduce the spread of COVID-19 on the premises, including enhanced cleaning protocols. Even with these procedures in place, PLEASE BE ADVISED that building occupants, building and Skydeck visitors, or others currently or previously present upon this property and/or the Skydeck MAY HAVE CONTRACTED OR BEEN EXPOSED TO COVID-19 or other infectious diseases, and may expose you. By accessing and using building common areas, the Skydeck, and their associated amenities, you and your party voluntarily assume all risks of your use—INCLUDING THE RISK OF EXPOSURE TO INFECTIOUS DISEASE—and you waive all claims, including claims for negligence, against Willis Tower, Skydeck Chicago, and their respective owners, managers, affiliates, agents and representatives, arising out of such use. The above parties hereby disclaim all liability for any injuries arising out of your use of this property and the Skydeck, including exposure to infectious disease.

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