90 Things to do in Chicago

In honor of our 90th Anniversary we have put together a list of 90 different things to see or do around Chicago.  We hope during your visits here with us you take advantage of some of these fun things.

Museums - Landmarks - Points of Interest

Field Museum
Shedd Aquarium
Adler Planetarium
Museum of Science and Industry
Art Institute
Museum of Contemporary Art
Chicago Cultural Center
Chicago History Museum
Lincoln Park Zoo
Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum
Go to Navy Pier
Go to Water Tower Place
Visit the Historic Chicago Water Tower
Willis Tower (formerly Sears Tower) and SkyDeck
Signature Lounge/Signature Room
Brookfield Zoo
Botanic Gardens
Architectural Tour
Ride the L
Crime tour
Gold Coast Home Tour
Graceland Cemetery Tour
Newberry Library
Harold Washington Library
National Museum of Puerto Rican Arts and Culture
DePaul University
National Museum of Mexican Art
University of Chicago Campus/Hyde Park
Buckingham Fountain
Grant Park
Millennium Park
Garfield Park Conservatory
Lincoln Park Conservatory

Food and Beverage

Get a Chicago Hotdog
Get Chicago Style Deep Dish Pizza (and other pizza)
Get an Italian Beef
Get a Cheeseburger
Visit a local brewery

Theater - Performance Venues

IO Theatre
Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Lyric Opera
Joffrey Ballet
Cadillac Palace Theatre
Oriental Theatre
Steppenwolf Theatre
Chicago Theater
Concord Music Hall
Second City
Shakespeare Theater
Lookingglass Theater
Goodman Theatre


Bulls Game
Hawks Game
Sox Game
Cubs Game
Bears Game
Fire Game
Sky Game
Wolves Game


Blues Festival June 8-10
Old Town Art Fair June 9-10
Windy City Smokeout June 13 - 15
Pride Parade June 25
Taste of Chicago July 11 - 15
Lollapalooza August 2-5
Air and Water Show August 18 - 19
Jazz Festival August 30 - September 2
Chicago Marathon October 7
International Film Festival October 11 - 25
Food Festivals (Late Spring into Early Fall)
Asian Pop-up Cinema (Spring and Fall)
Holiday lights at the Zoo (Thanksgiving to New Years)
Sketchfest (January)
C2E2 March 29-31


360 Sky Yoga
Shop the Mag Mile
Tour the art murals in Pilsen
Wendella Boats
Water Taxi
Spend time on the beach
Watch a free outdoor movie in Millennium Park
Take a Segway tour
Kayak on Chicago River
Grab a cocktail at a rooftop bar
Go for a jog on the 606 trail
Run on the lakefront trail
Take a sailing lesson at Belmont Harbor
Rent a DIVVY bike
Chicago Hauntings Tour