8 Accessible Attractions in Chicago

Navy Pier Chicago

The “Windy City” receives upwards of 50 million visitors every year and is full of plenty of things to see and do. From the lakefront to all of the eclectic neighborhoods, Chicago offers a unique variety of experiences for guests. Here is a list of 8 accessible attractions in Chicago:

Navy Pier
Open year-round, Navy Pier offers 3,300 feet of gardens, shops, restaurants, and family attractions. The pier was constructed over 100 years ago and has been an iconic site in Chicago ever since.

Art Institute of Chicago
The art institute of Chicago features approximately 300,000 different works of art ranging from ancient art through work from today’s foremost artists. They welcome all visitors and are committed to making their programs and services available to everyone.

Millennium Park
Located in the Loop community near the Lake Michigan shoreline, Millennium Park covers 24 acres and is known as the “front lawn” of downtown Chicago. During the summer months, several concerts and festivals are held at the park.

Deep Dish Pizza
One of the things Chicago is best known for is deep dish pizza. Countless restaurants around town offer their take on this unique style of pizza that includes a buttery crust, fresh mozzarella, and homemade sauce. Two of the most popular spots in Chicago are Giordano’s and Lou Malnati’s.

Adler Planetarium
The Adler Planetarium’s mission is to inspire exploration and a better understanding of the universe. The main entrance has a large flight of stairs. However, there is a separate accessible entrance through the Leffmann Education Center.

Spirit of Chicago
The Spirit of Chicago cruises year-round from Navy Pier and offers stunning views of the city from Lake Michigan. They have a deck and restrooms that can accommodate most standard-sized wheelchairs, so calling beforehand is recommended.

Willis Tower
Formerly known as the “Sears Tower”, the Willis Tower Skydeck offers visitors the opportunity to look down on Chicago from 103 floors up! You can purchase tickets online which is helpful as space is limited.

Wrigley Field
Catch a Cub’s game at historic Wrigley Field, one of America’s oldest ballparks. Wrigley is known for its ivy-covered brick outfield, manual scoreboard, and views into the stadium from local businesses rooftops.

Looking for more accessible places to visit around Chicago or a good place to stay? Visit https://easyaccesschicago.org/

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