Skydeck Chicago - Willis Tower, Chicago

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Take a look at Chicago from the top of Skydeck Chicago - Willis Tower, the second tallest building in the country. Still called "Sears Tower" by most locals, the 108-story building looms over the city with a height of 442 m (1,451 ft). One of the world's tallest freestanding structures, the skyscraper features an observation deck on the 103rd floor. The popular skydeck is 412 m (1,353 ft) high, offering unobstructed views of Chicago and its sprawling suburbs. On clear days, the vista stretches far over the Illinois plains and across Lake Michigan, all the way to Indiana, Wisconsin, and Michigan. For a dizzying look from a glass-floored ledge jutting out into the air, get in line for the high-speed elevator to the top. Put Skydeck Chicago - Willis Tower on your schedule, and learn what else deserves a visit by using our Chicago trip itinerary website .
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  • Take gum for the elevator ride, your ears will pop. Also, try to do the fast pass if you can. You bypass the majority of the lines. There are a lot of photo opps, so take advantage. The team were so n...  more »
  • The lines for this site are long. However, we purchased a city pass since we planned on visiting many other places in Chicago. The city pass allows you to bypass the longer wait lines. The photographe...  more »
  • Get there before opening time, then speed walk to the glass platforms. This place gets very busy, very quickly.  more »
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  • Very nice experience, you can see 4 states from the floor 103 and they have a glass floor so you can see all the way down. I’ll recommend you to go visit it during a week day because they are pretty busy during the weekend. Get the city pass so you can save money and skip the line. Great place to see the whole city of Chicago.
  • Had a lot of fun here. Walking out onto the deck is a breathtaking experience. Photo ops are fantastic. We had the CityPass, so we were able to utilize the "fast pass" lines. Great if your goal is to get to the deck as quickly as possible. Took us about 15-20 minutes to get on elevator to go up. All in all, a must-have tourist experience if you haven't been to it previously.
  • Welcome to the 103rd floor of the Willis Tower. Skydeck Chicago is a must for both new visitors and Chicago natives alike. It features birds-eye views of the city you can't get elsewhere, and a clear day will bless you with views of 4 surrounding states. Plus, their on-site photographers will help you "selfie" the right way -- with options to get your photos printed there too. The best way to experience this place (along with other iconic Chicago places) is to purchase a City Pass. I skipped a 3-hour line here with mine, and timed my visit to be right on time with sunset. There's really no better way to experience so much of the city during a short visit, and save hundreds of dollars for your family in the process.
  • 360 Chicago does this better. Shorter waits and at least they have a bar/cafe. This place has their "prime views" overlooking the west side of the city and we came before sunset. Been here for 2hrs, the sun has since set, gave up on taking a "nice" photo in the overlooking glass and ended up leaving. The line to leave is even longer than the line to get in. Don't waste your money here.
  • Opens a good view of Chicago. There are too many people on weekends. It is better to come on weekdays Открывается хороший вид на Чикаго. В выходные слишком много людей. Лучше приходить в будни
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