Exploring The Best Of Chicago

​​ So much to do....so little time!  Attractions around every corner---art, music, history, architecture--the list goes on! You'll find fun and interesting things to do every day of the year. 
 Grant Park
AKA: ​​Chicago's Front Yard!​
Located in Chicago's central business district, the park's most notable features are Millennium Park | Buckingham Fountain | The Art Institute of Chicago | Museum Campus. The park contains performance venues, gardens, art work, sporting, and harbor facilities. It hosts public gatherings and several large annual events throughout the year.

BUCKINGHAM FOUNTAIN

The centerpiece of Grant Park. Come see the light show after dark!
The center piece of Grant Park is Buckingham Fountain, one of the world's largest fountains. The fountain, in a rococo wedding cake style, was dedicated in 1927 as a gift to the city from Kate Sturges Buckingham in memory of her brother Clarence. April to October water displays every 20 minutes and a light and water display from 8:00 am to 11:00 pm.​​
MUSIC FESTIVAL IN GRANT PARK​​

FREE ADMISSION

ART INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO & MODERN ART WING

​​Looking for a fun introduction to the Art Institute or a new way to explore the collection? Browse 80 different themed mini-tours and  download a PDF  for your next visit. Or download our free Art Institute Tours app
The leading fine-arts institutions in the US
The Modern Art wing considered one of the finest in the world!
The Art Institute of Chicago collects, preserves, and interprets works of art of the highest quality, representing the world’s diverse artistic traditions---internationally recognized as the leading fine-arts institutions in the United States. 
Art Institutes Modern Art Wing
Considered one of the finest and most comprehensive in the world, the Art Institute's extraordinary collection of modern art includes nearly 1,000 works by artists from Europe and the Americas.

Lincoln Park

FREE ADMISSION