Things to Do in Chicago

Chicago skyline during the day

The Ledge at Skydeck isn’t the only thing that brings people from around the world to The Windy City — there are tons of attractions and fun things to do in Chicago all year round! Whether you’re looking to get an eyeful of Lake Michigan, check out the Cloud Gate at Millennium Park, take in the sights along the Chicago River, go shopping along Michigan Avenue’s Magnificant Mile, or visit one of the many museum campuses the city has to offer, there’s something for everyone. View our picks below, study the sites on Chicago live cams, and stay tuned to this page, as we’ll be continually updating it with some of our favorite things in the city!

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Make Your Time in Chicago Special With Skydeck

What better way to make your visit to Chicago truly special than by taking in the city from 1,353 feet in the air at Skydeck? You can take in obstructed views of the city and see four states from Willis Tower, one of the tallest buildings in the world! We don’t expect you to spend all of your time in Chicago at Skydeck, but it is a one-of-a-kind experience that can bring your visit to the next level. Contact us today with any questions — you can also purchase tickets online!   

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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