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Willis Tower Skydeck Dinner
"Ride the elevator up to the 103rd floor of the Willis Tower to reach the Skydeck enjoying exclusive access to this landmark attraction after it closes to the public at a breathtaking 1353 feet (412 meters) above the ground. Your table is situated for incredible views of Chicago are visible all around you. Get great photography opportunities of the city's nighttime glow from your birds-eye vantage point in the famous skyscraper. made to your liking. This pizza option features your favorite combination of toppings on a hearty deep-dish pizza accompanied by a selection of salads dessert and non-alcoholic beverages. Please see the sample menu under Itinerary below. After a memorable 2-hour dining experience hop back in the elevator to return to the city below."
From $118.00
 
Chicago CityPass
"Chicago CityPASS includes entry to: Shedd Aquarium (includes VIP entry to Waters of the World galleries Amazon Rising Wild Reef Abbott Oceanarium Polar Play Zone Amphibians special exhibit and Stingray Touch (May to October) plus your choice of a 4-D Experience. The Field Museum (includes All-Access Pass
From $98.00
 
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

Willis Tower (Formerly Sears Tower) Tips (110)

Visiting the Observation Platform

Visit the observation platform at Sears Tower/ now Willis Tower (starting with July 16, 2009). The building is 110 storeys above ground.There is a wonderful view of the city and neighborhood from the...
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hunterV
Jul 14, 2014

Willis Tower (formerly Sears Tower)

When it was built, Willis Tower was the tallest skyscraper in the world. It still lays claim to that title, being as its extended radio masts stretch up higher than any other building, but officially...
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antistar
Feb 04, 2014

Site See

I went to the observation deck I think it was '73-'74, When it was free ! There was quite a bit to look at(w/o my wifes' approval) The Playboy Mansion was quite visible to us(no screens yet), It was...
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GeorgeS74
Nov 08, 2013

Sears / Willis Tower

I'll always know this as the Sear Tower but it is now the Willis Tower, the tallest building in Chicago and, since it was built up through 2013 the tallest building in the US and North America....
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WulfstanTraveller
Oct 14, 2013

GO TO THE TOP OF THE WILLIS TOWER

CHICAGO The Willis Tower " formerly the Sears Tower is definately the most prominent building on the Chicago Skyline.. standing at 1450 feet high ( 442 meters ) This is the tallest building in the...
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DennyP
Sep 15, 2013

Such a pretty view

The Sears tower was so much fun! The only thing we were having problems with were the hundreds of other people bumping you or walking in front of you as you are taking a picture. They have these glass...
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WBeall
Jan 04, 2013

The only way is up

The tallest building in the Western Hemisphere at 110 stories high - in fact it was the world’s tallest for 24 years – is Willis Tower (it used to be called Sears Tower but changed its name in 2009...
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grayfo
Oct 01, 2012

Three great views for the price of one

When is the best time to visit the observation deck on the 103rd floor of the Willis tower? The best time is late afternoon, exactly when depends on the time of year. Then stay up there for a couple...
FuroraCeltica
Aug 03, 2012

Skydeck/The Ledge

Oh yeah, every city has that big tall thing. For a chunk of your 401 they'll herd you into an elevator with a perky attendant and a kajillion other bodies you'll be fighting with for window space. For...
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goodfish
Feb 15, 2012

SEARS TOWER

No trip to Chicago is complete without a trip to the top of the SEARS TOWER Skydeck, one of the highest observation decks of any building in the world. The Tower is 110 stories high and the...
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LoriPori
Apr 04, 2011

Sears Tower

standing at 1450 feet and 110 stories high, it was named the world's tallest building until 1996 when it was surpassed by the Petronas building in Kuala Lumpur. But it still holds 3 of the world's...
TRAVELCHICK29
Apr 04, 2011

view from the Skyeck

The skydeck is at the 103rd floor of the Sears Tower. This is where visitors go to experience the bird's eye view of Chicago and its neighboring states namely Indiana, Michigan and Wisconsin. Tickets...
TRAVELCHICK29
Apr 04, 2011
 
 
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Things to Do Near Willis Tower (Formerly Sears Tower)

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French Market

A fairly recent addition to places to see in Chicago is the Chicago French Market which is located underneath the Ogilvie Transportation Center between Clinton and Canal Streets just south of the...
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The Rookery

Downtown Chicago, very awesome! When Built in 1888 by Daniel Burnham and John Root, it was instantly the tallest building in the world. Now it is DRARFED by most others around it!!! Amazing...
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Board of Trade

It is a quite unusual recommendation,I must reckon.But by my opinion,besides the economic importance of it ,as being the biggest grain and oilseeds exchange in the world,it should be a must see place...
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Union Station

The 1987 film The Untouchables was set and filmed almost entirely on location in Chicago and is one of those films where the location is as much a "character" and part of the film as the people and...
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Financial District

The Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT), was established in 1848. It is the world's oldest futures and options exchange. It merged with the CME under the CME Group holding company in 2007. The building was...
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Monadnock Building

The 17 story Monadnock Building was built in two sections two years apart. When the northern half, designed by famous Chicago architects Burnham & Root, was completed in 1891 it was the the...
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Getting to Willis Tower (Formerly Sears Tower)

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233 S. Wacker Drive

Hours

  • Sunday 09:00 to 22:00
  • Monday 09:00 to 22:00
  • Tuesday 09:00 to 22:00
  • Wednesday 09:00 to 22:00
  • Thursday 09:00 to 22:00
  • Friday 09:00 to 22:00
  • Saturday 09:00 to 22:00

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