Chicago Summer Attraction Deals


Despite its nickname, summer in the Windy City can be really, really warm. Keep yourself feeling cool by scoring hot deals on some of the best attractions that Chicago has to offer and beat the heat in more ways than one. The Best of Chicago package saves you 41% on admission to Shedd Aquarium, Field Museum, SkyDeck, Museum of Science & Industry, Adler Planetarium & Art Institute! It’s often said that heat rises and there’s no better place to put theory to the test than at the SkyDeck on the top of Willis Tower. At 1,353 feet up, the SkyDeck offers its more than 1.3 million … [Read more...]

Field Museum Discount Tickets


Situated at 400 South Lake Shore Drive near Chicago Harbor, the Field Museum is the centerpiece of a lakefront Museum Campus that also is home to the Adler Planetarium and Shedd Aquarium. The campus’ three attractions are regarded as among the finest of their kind in the world and together they attract more annual visitors than any comparable site in Chicago. The Field Museum traces its roots all the way back to 1893 and is named after the Museum's first major benefactor, Marshall Field. Founded to house biological and anthropological collections assembled for the World's Columbian … [Read more...]

Willis Tower Discount Tickets


For an experience that is as native to Chicago as a hot dog on a poppy seed bun piled high with mustard, sweet pickle relish, onions and tomatoes, visitors to the Windy City should make a pilgrimage to the Willis Tower Skydeck Chicago (formerly known as the Sears Tower). Located in the heart of Chicago’s downtown, the 110-story-building broke ground in 1970 after Sears Roebuck and Company (which was the largest retailer in the world at the time) commissioned architects Skidmore, Owings and Merrill to build the company a new corporate headquarters. The Willis Tower Skydeck Chicago sits … [Read more...]

Chicago Museums Discount Tickets


For a city that’s well known for its hearty food, excellent sports teams and vibrant architecture, Chicago has a pretty exceptional collection of museums as well. If you want to investigate the intellectual side of the Second City, the Chicago Museum Pass package saves you 26% on admission to the Field Museum, Adler Planetarium, Art Institute of Chicago and Museum of Science and Industry! Save money! Located at 57th Street and Lake Shore Drive, the Museum of Science and Industry is open every day of the year except Thanksgiving and Christmas. After your visit, you’ll probably be … [Read more...]

The Amazing Life of Jellies at Shedd Aquarium

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It seems impossible that any animal could survive without blood, bones, or brains. Yet jellyfish have been gliding through the oceans for millions of years without any of these three “essentials.” In fact, the body of a jellyfish is 95% water! The Shedd Aquarium in Chicago is now offering the opportunity to take a closer look at these fascinating creatures⎯for a limited time only⎯ in their newest exhibit: Jellies. Jellyfish are a mysterious creature and are difficult to study because of their fragility, varying sizes, and uneven distributions. This exhibit is an exclusive chance … [Read more...]

Adler Planetarium, Chicago Childrens Museum, and More!


If you're planning a trip to Chicago this winter season, you may not be seeing a lot of snow - news outlets are reporting that the upcoming months should be wet and warmer than previous years. That's not stopping the city from embracing winter, however; there's still ice skating, polar adventure days, and much more winter fun to be had. Here are some ideas for where to visit this winter in Chicago: Ice Skating With the warmer temperatures predicted for this winter, it's never too cold outside to enjoy some ice skating. Millennium Park, located near the city's Lake Michigan shoreline, is … [Read more...]

Chicago Things To Do With Kids

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If Chicago doesn't sound like a great destination for a vacation with your kids, think again! As Chicago is pretty well known for its world-class museums and other adult-friendly entertainment options, its east to overlook (at first glance) the surplus of children's entertainment in Chicago. Many of the previously mentioned world-class museums are actually wonderful for kids, both for education and entertainment! Plus, Chicago offers some fun (and inexpensive) outdoor activities your kids will love. Here's a guide to some of the best attractions for kids! All of these attractions are available … [Read more...]