Chicago's Navy Pier, which juts an entire six city blocks from the heart of downtown into Lake Michigan, is made up of an outdoor boardwalk adjacent to corridors of exhibits and attractions. More than 8 million people visit it every year.
Come hungry, curious and ready to play. There are enticements for all ages, in every season. Of particular note: From spring through fall, dining and sightseeing cruises embark with the promise of breathtaking skyline views. Winter days are made for cozying up in the IMAX Theatre or romping in the Chicago Children’s Museum.
Of course, strolling around Navy Pier is half the fun. Make your way from the sculpture-flecked entrance to the final lookout point at your speed — welcoming anything from the lilt of live bands to the aroma of Chicago-style pizza along the way. As the longtime home of Chicago Shakespeare Theater, there’s always a chance to get your culture fix.
You’ll make an exciting discovery wherever you go — up, down, or round and round.