Chicago -- the Windy City -- is located on the southern shores of Lake Michigan. Famous for its breathtaking skyline, Chicago is home to a wealth of culturally significant attractions you don't want to miss. This bustling city is a pleasure to visit in any season. When designing your travel itinerary, be sure to check out the following best things to do in Chicago. You won't be disappointed.


1. Willis Tower

Once the tallest skyscraper in the world, when it was famously known as the Sears Tower, Willis Tower is a major Chicago attraction. Completed in 1973, Willis Tower has 110 stories. Taking an elevator to the observation deck is a Chicago rite of passage. When you get to the top, you'll have a majestic view of the city. Do your best to schedule this stop for a clear day; you'll have a great view of the lake shore and other breathtaking urban sights.


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