Millennium Park is a public park located in the Loop area of Chicago. With its many breathtaking pieces of artwork free for the public, Millennium Park is one of Chicago’s most popular tourist attraction. Within Millennium Park, there is the Jay Pritzker Pavilion, the Cloud Gate (aka The Bean), the Crown Fountain, and the Lurie Garden. From Chinatown, you can take the CTA’s red line to get to Millennium Park. By red line, it will take around 20 minutes to get to Millennium Park. It is located at 201 E Randolph St, Chicago, IL 60602.
Chinatown Square Plaza
Chinatown Square: Chinatown Square is an outdoor 2 story mall located in New Chinatown. It’s only a mile away from the center of Chicago. There are many restaurants located here and many different stores that you can shop. Additionally, it’s only a five minute walk away from our hotel.
Navy Pier is a pier along the Chicago shoreline of Lake Michigan. Navy Pier includes many attractions ranging from stores, restaurant, bars to theatres, shows and museums. At Navy Pier, there is a Ferris Wheel, wave swinger and even a miniature golf set. Navy Pier is a great place to have fun with friends and family. It is located at 600 E Grand Ave, Chicago, IL 60611.
Chinese American Museum of Chicago
Chinese American Museum of Chicago is a small local museum that captures the essence of Chinese culture. They seek to commemorate the experiences Chinese immigrants to the Midwest. There, you will be able to see many different exhibits about the Chinese culture in the Midwest. This museum is located in Chinatown and is a short walk from the hotel.
Lincoln Park Zoo
Lincoln Park Zoo is a zoo located in Lincoln Park in Chicago and is among one of the oldest zoos in the United States. It is one of the few zoos in the United States that offer free admission. This zoo is also home to a variety of different animals ranging from monkeys to polar bears to rhinos.
Wrigley Field is a baseball stadium built in 1914. It is located on the North Side of Chicago. This field is home to the Chicago Cubs who won the World Series in 2016. This stadium hosted MLB for their 104 season in 2018.
Shedd Aquarium is an indoor public aquarium that opened in 1930. It is located on the Museum Campus Chicago along with Adler Planetarium and the Field Museum. The aquarium contains 32,000 animals and was the largest indoor aquarium in the world. It contains many different species of animals and many different exhibits to show off said species like the Waters of the World exhibit which includes starfish, seahorses, snapping turtles and even a Pacific octopus.
Adler Planetarium is a museum dedicated to the study of astronomy and astrophysics. It was founded in 1930 and is located the Museum Campus Chicago along with Shedd Aquarium and the Field Museum. Adler Planetarium was the first planetarium in the United States. There, you will be able to see many different shows and exhibits like Cosmic Wonder, a show about stars and the universe.
Nine Dragon's Wall
The Nine Dragon Wall is a public piece of artwork located in Chinatown. It was built in 2003 and was sponsored by the Chinatown Chamber of Commerce. The tiles on this wall were all imported from China and was constructed by a specialist from China. This piece of artwork is a replica of the famous glazed tile walls in China’s Forbidden City. It’s one of the only three replicas outside of China.
The Field Museum is a natural history museum established in 1893. It is one of the world's largest natural history museum and is located on the Museum Campus Chicago along with Adler Planetarium and Shedd Aquarium. In the Field Museum, you will be able to experience many different exhibits. Some of the museum's permanent exhibits are Animals Halls, which showcases Nature Walk and Mammals of Asia, and Geology Hall, which has a large collection of gems and diamonds.
Chicago Art Institute
The Chicago Art Institute is one of the oldest and largest art museums in the United States. It is located in Chicago's Grant Park. There are around 11 different departments in the institute. It has a permantate collection of 300,000 pieces of art and contains many iconic works such as Grant Wood’s American Gothic and Edward Hopper's Nighthawks. The Chicago Art Institute also has more than 30 special exhibitions yearly.
The Willis Tower, formerly Sears Tower, is a 110 story skyscraper located in Chicago. When completed, it was taller than the World Trade Center in New York and was the tallest building in the world for more than 25 years. In Willis Tower, there is a Skydeck, which opened in 1974 and is located on the 103rd floor; it is the tallest observation deck in the United States. In the Willis Tower, there is also The Ledge, an all glass box that allows visitors to see all the way to the ground.