Highest-rated things to do in Chicago, according to Tripadvisor

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October 10, 2021
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Highest-rated things to do in Chicago, according to Tripadvisor

Every destination has reasons to visit, be it a nationally recognized landmark or a hometown favorite restaurant. Museums, parks, libraries, historic sites, performance venues—there’s always something to do, and no matter where you live or where you want to visit, you can find plenty to keep you busy. Stacker compiled a list of the highest-rated things to do in Chicago on Tripadvisor.

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#30. The Rookery Building

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (394 reviews)
- Type of activity: Historic Sites, Points of Interest & Landmarks
- Address: 209 S La Salle St, Chicago, IL 60604-1219
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#29. Frank Lloyd Wright's Robie House

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (820 reviews)
- Type of activity: Historic Sites, Architectural Buildings
- Address: 5757 S Woodlawn Ave, Chicago, IL 60637-1698
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#28. Navy Pier

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (14942 reviews)
- Type of activity: Amusement & Theme Parks, Piers & Boardwalks
- Address: 600 E Grand Ave, Chicago, IL 60611-3419
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#27. Maggie Daley Park

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (1314 reviews)
- Type of activity: Parks, Playgrounds
- Address: 337 East Randolf Street, Chicago, IL 60601-7403
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#26. American Writers Museum

- Rating: 5.0 / 5 (388 reviews)
- Type of activity: Speciality Museums
- Address: 180 N Michigan Ave 2nd Floor, Chicago, IL 60601-7401
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#25. Goose Island Beer Co

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (274 reviews)
- Type of activity: Breweries
- Address: 1800 W Fulton St, Chicago, IL 60612-2512
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#24. Lincoln Park Conservatory

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (767 reviews)
- Type of activity: Gardens
- Address: 2391 N Stockton Dr At Stockton Dr., Chicago, IL 60614-3419
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#23. Chicago History Museum

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (1155 reviews)
- Type of activity: History Museums
- Address: 1601 N Clark St, Chicago, IL 60614-6038
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#22. The Chicago Theatre

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (791 reviews)
- Type of activity: Theaters
- Address: 175 N State St, Chicago, IL 60601-3623
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#21. United Center

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (1480 reviews)
- Type of activity: Arenas & Stadiums
- Address: 1901 W Madison St, Chicago, IL 60612-2459
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#20. Chicago Skyline

- Rating: 5.0 / 5 (704 reviews)
- Type of activity: Points of Interest & Landmarks
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#19. Lincoln Park

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (858 reviews)
- Type of activity: Parks
- Address: 2045 N Lincoln Park W, Chicago, IL 60614-4707
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#18. Skydeck Chicago - Willis Tower

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (17515 reviews)
- Type of activity: Points of Interest & Landmarks, Architectural Buildings
- Address: 233 S Wacker Drive entrance on Jackson Blvd (south side of building), Chicago, IL 60606-7147
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#17. Buckingham Fountain

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (3381 reviews)
- Type of activity: Points of Interest & Landmarks, Fountains
- Address: Grant Park, Chicago, IL 60605
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#16. The Loop

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (1242 reviews)
- Type of activity: Neighborhoods
- Address: 701 S State St, Chicago, IL 60605-2108
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#15. Lakefront Trail

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (2424 reviews)
- Type of activity: Biking Trails, Hiking Trails
- Address: 540 N Lake Shore Dr, Chicago, IL 60611-3414
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#14. Shedd Aquarium

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (9690 reviews)
- Type of activity: Aquariums
- Address: 1200 S. Lake Shore Drive, Chicago, IL 60605-2490
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#13. Garfield Park Conservatory

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (828 reviews)
- Type of activity: Historic Sites, Gardens
- Address: 300 N Central Park Ave, Chicago, IL 60624-1996
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#12. Richard H. Driehaus Museum

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (1430 reviews)
- Type of activity: Speciality Museums, Art Museums
- Address: 40 E Erie St, Chicago, IL 60611-2730
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#11. Chicago Cultural Center

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (3002 reviews)
- Type of activity: Art Galleries, Architectural Buildings
- Address: 78 E Washington St, Chicago, IL 60602-4801
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#10. Lincoln Park Zoo

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (5881 reviews)
- Type of activity: Zoos
- Address: 2001 N Clark St, Chicago, IL 60614-4757
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#9. Chicago Riverwalk

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (2981 reviews)
- Type of activity: Historic Walking Areas
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#8. The Magnificent Mile

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (15672 reviews)
- Type of activity: Neighborhoods, Points of Interest & Landmarks
- Address: North Michigan Avenue, Chicago, IL 60611
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#7. Wrigley Field

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (9829 reviews)
- Type of activity: Arenas & Stadiums
- Address: 1060 W. Addison St., Chicago, IL 60613-4566
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#6. Field Museum

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (8731 reviews)
- Type of activity: Natural History Museums, Science Museums
- Address: 1400 S Lake Shore Dr, Chicago, IL 60605-2827
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#5. Millennium Park

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (24731 reviews)
- Type of activity: Points of Interest & Landmarks, Parks
- Address: 201 East Randolph Street, Chicago, IL 60601-6530
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#4. Cloud Gate

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (18064 reviews)
- Type of activity: Points of Interest & Landmarks, Monuments & Statues
- Address: 201 E. Randolph St. Millenium Park, Chicago, IL 60601-6530
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#3. 360 Chicago Observation Deck

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (10883 reviews)
- Type of activity: Architectural Buildings, Observation Decks & Towers
- Address: 875 N Michigan Avenue 94th Floor, Chicago, IL 60611-1803
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#2. Museum of Science and Industry

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (11017 reviews)
- Type of activity: Science Museums
- Address: 5700 S. Lake Shore Dr, Chicago, IL 60637-2093
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#1. The Art Institute of Chicago

- Rating: 5.0 / 5 (24129 reviews)
- Type of activity: Art Museums
- Address: 111 S Michigan Ave, Chicago, IL 60603-6110
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