Michigan Avenue Family-friendly activities

Our most recommended Michigan Avenue Family-friendly activities

Chicago: 360 Chicago Observation Deck Skip-the-Line Ticket

1. Chicago: 360 Chicago Observation Deck Skip-the-Line Ticket

Marvel at the views from 1,000 feet over Chicago’s legendary Michigan Avenue with this ticket to the 360 CHICAGO observation deck on the 94th floor of the John Hancock Center. Save time with skip-the-line access to this popular attraction. Head up to the 360 CHICAGO observation deck to take in breathtaking views of Chicago’s lakefront and view the city skyline from above. Take a peek at 4 neighboring states from this height. Feel the thrill of a 40-second ride in one of North America's fastest elevators to the observation deck to experience what 'Travel & Leisure Magazine' voted one of the best views in America. Enjoy an interactive exhibit on the Ground Floor that highlights Chicago’s rich history and showcases 9 of the city’s culturally unique neighborhoods. Then, on the 94th floor, explore the history and architecture of the magnificent city stretched out before you with audio tours in 5 languages. By purchasing this timed ticket, you get to skip the ticket desk and present your barcoded voucher to security to be scanned - you may have to wait in a short line at security, then head directly into the Ground Floor Exhibits, and then on to the Elevator Line.

Chicago: Prince Immersive Experience Entry Ticket

2. Chicago: Prince Immersive Experience Entry Ticket

Explore the music and life of an icon in an entirely new way with an entry ticket to see "Prince: The Immersive Experience" in Chicago. Operate the mixing board in Prince's studio, step inside the iconic Purple Rain album cover and film set, and much more. This limited-run experience will guide you through 10 multidimensional spaces in celebration of a once-in-a-generation musical genius. View exclusive artifacts curated by The Prince Estate and play music producer with the original multitrack audio from one of Prince’s greatest hits in his recording studio. Explore his life, creative evolution, and original sound as you step inside the iconic music video moments and boogie to an audiovisual dance party designed by Prince’s lighting and production designer, Roy Bennett. Perfect for Prince fans and music lovers alike, this interactive experience will leave you entertained, educated, and inspired. 

Chicago: Big Bus Hop-on Hop-off Sightseeing Tour

3. Chicago: Big Bus Hop-on Hop-off Sightseeing Tour

From your vantage point on the double-decker sightseeing bus, you'll enjoy panoramic views of Chicago’s finest skyscrapers, including the John Hancock Center, the Willis Tower, and the Wrigley Building. Take in the city's most impressive landmarks while listening to entertaining commentary and insight into Chicago's history. Explore this dynamic city with the freedom to hop on and hop off as many times as you wish to visit attractions such as the Shedd Aquarium and the Field Natural History Museum. You’ll travel along the famous Magnificent Mile, considered one of the great avenues of the world, and continue across the Michigan Avenue Bridge over the Chicago River. This hop-on, hop-off bus tour of Chicago makes it easy for you to explore the city's sights at your own pace. All stops are conveniently located to make navigating your way around the city easy, and with a choice of 24- or 48-hour tickets, you can take your time discovering Chicago.

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  • Hop-on hop-off tours

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What people are saying about Michigan Avenue

Go there early or weekdays if u want a good picture. Crowded in weekends. The view is breath taking. The elevator is super fast to go up and down.

Great alternative to the skydeck.I came on a very clear day so it was very enjoyable.

Worth the money! The extra $10 for the Tilt isn't really worth paying for imo.

Everything is good! Too fast, not too many people. Excellent view! Thanks

We had a great time in Chicago. This app was one of the reasons why!