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Big Bus Chicago Hop-On Hop-Off Tour
"Board the open-top double-decker bus at any of the 14 stops to start your hop-on hop-off sightseeing tour of Chicago and listen to live commentary through provided earphones to find out fun facts about the city and its iconic architecture. 

The full circuit takes about about 2 hours but you can hop off and back on as many times as you like within a 24- 48- or 72-hour period depending on option selected when booking. Buses run regularly giving you flexibility to discover the city at your leisure. The bus route takes you through Grant Park
From $40.00
 
Chicago Segway Tour
"The tour begins with a 30 minute training session. You'll glide from the peninsula through Museum Campus to the Shedd Aquarium and the Field Museum. Then you'll cruise along Lakeshore Drive at the edge of Lake Michigan all the way to Millennium Park a the Lincoln statue Buckingham Fountain and of course ride the coolest machine in the world the entire time! As you cruise along Lake Michigan through Grant Park and the Museum Campus you will receive a great orientation informative historical and current-day information
From $65.00
 
Chicago City Sights Helicopter Tour
"Meet at the Vertiport Chicago and board a state-of-the-art helicopter to begin your helicopter tour. Admire wonderful views of Lake Michigan with Navy Pier stretching across the water and picturesque Lincoln Park lining the shores. See iconic skyscrapers like Willis Tower (formerly Sears Tower) Trump Tower and the John Hancock Building and soar past main Chicago sites like Soldier's Field United Center Grant Park the Lincoln Park Zoo
From $149.00

Millennium Park Tips (92)

The call it "the Bean"

This is Cloud Gate, a sculpture in Millennium Park. I don't quite know what it is, but it looks like a clear, silver egg. If you really look close, you'll see some guy taking pictures. That's me.Now,...
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spgood301
Aug 10, 2006

Millenium Park is a wonderful walking place.

There is so much to see at Millenium Park, and events are happening all day and well into the night.The day we walked through the park, there was the "Taste of Chicago" event, an Art Show, and Other...
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phildeni
Jul 21, 2006

A Walk in the Park

Millennium Park is located on Michigan Avenue, between E. Randolph and E. Monroe, not far from Lake Michigan. The park is beautiful in itself, and it offers some terriffic views of the nearby Chicago...
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spgood301
Jul 19, 2006

You know it's really not polite to spit!

Though on a hot summer day, that's exactly what you want...especially at the Crown Fountain. A unique part of Millennium Park, Crown Fountain is a gathering place for families of all pages. And no,...
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spgood301
Jul 19, 2006

Lace up those skates!

You can ice skate in Millennium Park in the winter. The rink is right on Michigan Avenue. On a winter Sunday, you'll see lots of people there. Lace 'em up and join the crowd!In the spring and summer,...
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spgood301
Jul 08, 2006

Milennium Park

Milennium Park is located in downtown Chicago on Michigan Avenue between Randolph street and Monroe Street. Lots to see in this 25 acre park. You can experience Ice skating, dinning (outdoors if the...
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IrishFem
Jun 28, 2006

Bring on the tourists

Millennium Park is a nice gathering area for all people, whether they be skating on the ice pond during the winter, picnicking during the summer or catching an outdoor show, or just checking out the...
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HotRodEtte
Apr 04, 2006

late and over budget, but worth it!

Millenium Park: a bit of an intro: 3 years late and a few hunded million $ over budget, but freaking awesome! the fountains which display faces of random people from the chicago area are neat, even...
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lw9423
Mar 04, 2006

A very special park

First planned in 1997 as a way to create new parkland in Grant Park and transform unsightly railroad tracks and parking lots, Millennium Park has evolved into the most significant millennium project...
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PetraG
Jan 19, 2006

Millennium Park Is Worth Your Time!

If you want to just relax and visually take in the skyline of downtown Chicago, then the Millianum Park is for you!My son and I walked from our hotel to the Park and a multiple peice band was just...
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mikehanneman
Jan 13, 2006

Milennium Park, Chicago's Newest Attraction

Normally, Chicagoans are pleased at additions to our city. But Milennium Park was not as quickly accepted by residents as it was feared that the city was overspending on what technically was a Grant...
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happyhourkid
Sep 06, 2005

I wanted to see the Orb!

I really wanted to see the Orb or Bean or whatever it's called! It was partially covered (the better part of it, actually!) However these fun monolithic structures that spurt water and show someone's...
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garridogal
Aug 22, 2005
 
 
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Things to Do Near Millennium Park

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Millennium Park - Cloud Gate

I haven't been doing a lot of traveling lately (as of March, 2013) and although I still have plenty of tips to write about trips over the years I've decided to go through the Chicago categories and...
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Art Institute

A very large impressive art museaum .. one of the countries finest .. nice selection of some famous art ... go when you can spend the day .. I believe Thursdays have extended hours. I really...
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Chicago Symphony Orchestra

Symphony Center is the home for more than 200 live concerts a year -- orchestras, recitals, jazz, superstar guest artists, visiting orchestras, and more. I went there for Argentinian tango the other...
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Chicago Architecture Foundation - CAF

Open House October 17-18, 2015 Chicago has joined a number of other international cities in offering an Open House weekend, the 5th Open House weekend was October 17-18, 2015. The Open House is free...
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Reliance Building

Completed in 1895, the 14 story Reliance Building, a prime example of the Chicago School of architecture, was designed by the firm of Burnham & Root. In 1999, the building reopened as a boutique...
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Carbide and Carbon Building

This MetrowalkZ guide can be picked up for free from visitor services in the Cultural Center and Chicago Water Works, and maps out eight fun walks through various parts of the city. They are easy to...
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Getting to Millennium Park

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Randolph St & Michigan Ave

Hours

  • Sunday 06:00 to 23:00
  • Monday 06:00 to 23:00
  • Tuesday 06:00 to 23:00
  • Wednesday 06:00 to 23:00
  • Thursday 06:00 to 23:00
  • Friday 06:00 to 23:00
  • Saturday 06:00 to 23:00

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