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Chicago: Navy Pier Centennial Wheel Regular & Express Ticket

1. Chicago: Navy Pier Centennial Wheel Regular & Express Ticket

Experience the views from the Centennial Wheel at the Historic Navy Pier in Chicago with this attraction ticket. Be suspended over Lake Michigan at the mouth of the Chicago River. Marvel at the Chicago skyline and gaze out over the sparkling waters of Lake Michigan. Choose between two options: With the Regular Barcoded ticket, skip the ticket line and enter the line to board the wheel. The Fastpass Express ticket allows you to skip both lines, and gives you VIP access. Both tickets allow you to visit within 7 days of your scheduled ticket date. Enjoy the Centennial Wheel, which was built in 2016 to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the Navy Pier opening. Featuring 42 gondolas, each holding 8 people, it operates year-round. They also feature LED lighting, padded seats, TV screens, and speakers, as well as panoramic windows on all 4 sides. A ride on the wheel gives you plenty of time to enjoy these panoramic views of Chicago as they unfold around you, and allows you to visit the top three times. Relax and take in the view, or get your camera out to snap pictures of the ever-changing Chicago landscape.

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What people are saying about Centennial Wheel

Overall rating

4.4 / 5

based on 551 reviews

This was probably the most fun we had for a different shopping, site seeing experience. The Ferris wheel had the most beautiful views and the “mini carnival” next to it looks to be fun during warmer days (wasn’t open yet). Shopping had some unique places to visit and the eating areas were clean (along with the bathrooms). Will definitely visit this area again if visiting in the future.

I paid extra for the "Express Pass," and I'm glad I did. The line was long but I was allowed to pass a lot of people. And last but not least, the ride provided a nice aerial view of the Chicago skyline. It was well worth it for me!

Highly recommended and it is finally a significant saving since all tickets are quite expensive.

It was a very beautiful place to view Lake Michigan & the city of Chicago.

Awesome Experience!!! photo booth was down but we took our own picture..