Willis Tower, Chicago, Illinois

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Willis Tower

233 South Wacker Drive

Chicago, IL 60606

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(312) 875-0066

http://www.willistower.com/

  • 7 mentions in Chicago: Is Navy Pier, the Bean, and Willis Tower really worth seeing?

    • Eric P.

      Eric P. said, "...an archetectural river cruise to view it from a whole new perspective (an absolute must). For tall buildings, the Skydeck at Willis Tower is pretty cool (glass ensclosed boxes that hang outside of the building) but I'd recommend that you skip the..." See More

    • Kristi D.

      Kristi D. said, "...price of a drink, you still get the view. Inside the ladies room, there's another great view. Haven't been up the Willis Tower (Sears Tower) since they added the ledge. Navy Pier? Only go there if there's something going on at the..." See More

    • Jill S.

      Jill S. said, "...Park for sure. If you want the view of the city or love heights, then go to the observation deck at Willis Tower. But it's not on my list to take out of town guests because it's expensive. Navy Pier is..." See More

    • Brady H.

      Brady H. said, "...would plan something nearby (such as lunch), as it is not like you would spend the entire day with the bean. Willis Tower (Sears) has a great observation deck, but many say that they prefer the observation deck of the Hancock Building..." See More

    • Staci N.

      Staci N. said, "...Hi Christine! You're going to get some of the best views of the city at Willis Tower. Pay to go up on the Sky Deck and it's well worth your time. The Hancock Building now has an attraction called TILT that..." See More

    • Cheryl R.

      Cheryl R. said, "...unless you want to take a ferris wheel ride. If you want a sky high view of the city, choose either Willis Tower or Hancock Building. John Hancock is nice because you can either pay for just the view, or you can..." See More

    • Peter S.

      Peter S. said, "...I like to take a snapchat under the Willis Tower of me saying, "Whatcha talkin bout willis" but thats it, Cloud Gate is very underwhelming..." See More

  • 4 mentions in Things to do during a long weekend in Chicago for anniversary

    • Jillian G.

      Jillian G. said, "...Pig . Take in the views of the river on your way there. The Sears Tower is now actually called the Willis Tower. I would also add this to the list for the views 103 floors up. If you're feeling brave,..." See More

    • Savion E.

      Savion E. said, "...You might not mind going to Willis Tower and enjoying the view or also look at some magnificent artwork while there it is a very fun city...." See More

    • Dan B.

      Dan B. said, "...you should consider purchasing a CityPASS. I wish I had during my last visit with the kids. We hit the aquarium, Willis Tower, and Field Museum. We would have saved money on admissions, and in fact we could not even get..." See More

    • Christy E.

      Christy E. said, "...take cabs or public transportation. We didn't do everything on your tentative itinerary, but we did see The Field Museum , Willis Tower (formerly Sears Tower), Millennium Park , Loop, Magnificent Mile, Chicago Cultural Center , the former Marshall Field's (now a..." See More

  • 2 mentions in Places to take friends while they are visiting this weekend

    • Davo H.

      Davo H. said, "...I would actually recommend the Hancock Building rather than the Willis Tower. It has an arguably better view of the downtown and lakefront. The top floor is a restaurant/bar, so you can go have a drink or two while enjoying the..." See More

    • Kristi D.

      Kristi D. said, "...bars anymore but I'm sure there are a ton up in Lincoln Park. I'd also go to theHancock Building over the Willis Tower, you can go to the The Signature Lounge and have an expensive drink and still get the view..." See More

  • 2 mentions in Cheap but awesome places to go and see in the Chicago area

    • Jinny O.

      Jinny O. said, "...whether it's deep dish or thin crust, it tastes like the ones you'd find in Italy. 2. Get up to the Willis Tower 3. Walk around Millennium Park You'll have yourself an album full of great photos from this place. 4. Buckingham..." See More

    • Jillian G.

      Jillian G. said, "...in April, you never know how the weather is going to be with outdoor activities, so I'd recommend checking out the Willis Tower where you can walk out on a glass ledge 103 floors up. Yep. I had to crawl out on..." See More

  • 2 mentions in Chicago must sees in 2-3 days? Hotels, restaurants, etc...

    • Jillian G.

      Jillian G. said, "...touristy though) after and check out the river too for some nice views. Another spot that might interest you is the Willis Tower where you can step out on a ledge 103 floors up! The views are pretty amazing from here. Here's..." See More

    • Lauren F.

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      Lauren F. said, "...The Art Institute of Chicago is one of the best in the world. For great views of the city, both the Willis Tower ($19.50) and Hancock Building ($19) have observation levels, but my favorite way to get my best bang for my..." See More

  • 2 mentions in Looking for things to do in Chicago, IL?

    • Jillian G.

      Jillian G. said, "...Close by Chicago Union Station Main Entrance, you will find the Willis Tower which could be really fun for you and your son to check out the Skydeck from the top. You can buy tickets at the bottom when you arrive. For..." See More

    • John D.

      John D. said, "... Willis Tower (sears) is a quick walk from there. As are many restaurants. If you were brazen you might even get in a quick taxi ride away to the Field Museum of Natural History. I recommend eating any Garret popcorn and Lou..." See More

  • 2 mentions in What are the most popular neighborhoods in Chicago?

    • Lauren F.

      Trippy Ambassadors are elite members of the community, hand picked to help you travel better! Interested? E-mail us at ambassadors@trippy.com.

      Lauren F. said, "...in Chicago at beautiful old theaters like the Cadillac Palace Theatre and the Oriental Theatre. For great views head to the Willis Tower. Hotel Burnham Chicago and the JW Marriott Chicago are my hotel recs here. Just outside the loop are..." See More

    • Jillian G.

      Jillian G. said, "...to see the "bean", pop into the The Art Institute of Chicago, or even head up to the top of the Willis Tower for a view 103 floors up. You can also easily walk to Michigan Avenue (fairly touristy with mainstream shops),..." See More

  • 2 mentions in Must-do things in Chicago?

    • Ted N.

      Ted N. said, "...drink inside the The Palmer HousePalmer House Hotel. Absolutely beautiful inside and very close to Milleneum Park. Go up on the Willis Tower Sear's Sky Deck. Even if the line is long, they move you through quite efficiently and once you are..." See More

    • Melissa H.

      Melissa H. said, "...I second the Willis Tower recommendation. Be brave and stand out in one of the glass boxes. If you like theatre check out what Steppenwolf Theatre Co have on the go or if comedy is your thing you need to see Second..." See More

  • 2 mentions in Suggestions on nightlife, food and/or anything else

    • Staci N.

      Staci N. said, "...are amazing. Purchase a CityPass to save money. Visit five of the seven main attractions for a discounted price. I recommend Willis Tower, Shedd Aquarium, Field Museum of Natural History and 360 CHICAGO (the old John Hancock Building). Skydeck Chicago is..." See More

    • Kristi D.

      Kristi D. said, "...as are the Field Museum of Natural History, the The Art Institute of Chicago, the Museum of Science and Industry, the Willis Tower (Sears Tower to folks who live here and refuse to call it that), the John Hancock Observatory. Visitors tend..." See More

  • 1 mention in Best place to get a drink and see the city from up high?

    • Patrick Z.

      Patrick Z. said, "...Views - Willis Tower and/or Hancock Building Must do - Millennium Park, shopping area down Michigan Avenue, deep dish pizza (lou malnatis or giordanos), cubs or sox game..." See More

  • 1 mention in Chicago with Kids- where to stay and what to do?

    • Lauren F.

      Trippy Ambassadors are elite members of the community, hand picked to help you travel better! Interested? E-mail us at ambassadors@trippy.com.

      Lauren F. said, "...Pier and you could easily spend quite a bit of time there as well. You could also take them to the Willis Tower if they're up for a bit of a thrill and not afraid of heights! Not sure what your budget..." See More

  • 1 mention in Teen Trip to Chicago

    • Melissa C.

      Melissa C. said, "...need to google exactly where these stores are). When not shopping, going to the top of the John Hancock Observatory or Willis Tower provide really amazing views of the city. If you are visiting when it is nice out...the beach or Lincoln..." See More

  • 1 mention in What to do if you only have one day in Chicago?

    • Laura W.

      Laura W. said, "...I would go to Chicago Loop to admire the beautiful architecture, visit the Willis Tower and take some fun pictures in the sky deck, then go to the Millennium Park, cross the river towards Michigan Avenue, the Magnificent Mile, and if you..." See More

  • 1 mention in One night in Chicago. What do I do?

    • Praveen M.

      Praveen M. said, "...Couple of drinks at top of the Willis Tower. Stunning view. Great experience!..." See More

  • 1 mention in What is a must see/do in 4 Nights in Chicago for two 30 something women

    • Jinny O.

      Jinny O. said, "...whether it's deep dish or thin crust, it tastes like the ones you'd find in Italy. 2. Get up to the Willis Tower 3. Walk around Millennium Park. You'll have yourself an album full of great photos from this place. 4. Buckingham..." See More

  • 1 mention in Chicago river boat: good or no?

    • Jillian G.

      Jillian G. said, "...around sunset which was beautiful! If you have the time (and aren't afraid of heights), I would go over to the Willis Tower and check out the Skydeck from 103 floors up. It's a great place to learn some history, take in..." See More

  • 1 mention in Can't decide! What's a better place to visit, Cleveland or Chicago?

    • Vince A.

      Vince A. said, "...Park where thy have free shows and concerts. Take a river cruise on the Chicago River. Go on top of the Willis Tower (old Sears) tower. Visit the Museum of Contemporary Art, the Museum of Science and Industry, the Shedd Aquarium, etc...." See More

  • 1 mention in Fun stuff

    • Vince A.

      Vince A. said, "...places like Field Museum of Natural History, Shedd Aquarium, John Hancock Observatory, etc. You must go on the observation deck of Willis Tower (old Sears Tower) and for free you should go to the 96th Fl. bar of the Hancock for an..." See More

  • 1 mention in What's the best neighborhood in Chicago for a first time visitor?

    • Jose S A.

      Jose S A. said, "...many of the cities tourist attractions and restaurants. Generally i take visitors to: 1. union station and its grand hall 2. Willis Tower 3. Millennium Park / Cloud Gate "The Bean" 4. Navy Pier 5. Michigan Avenue 6. Wrigleyville..." See More

  • 1 mention in What to do in one weekend in Chicago?

    • Ted N.

      Ted N. said, "...you can also kayak or canoe the river through guides or on your own. You definitely want to check out the Willis Tower Skydeck, see a baseball game at Wrigley Field or U.S. Cellular Field if you have time. Another great option..." See More

  • 1 mention in Roadtrip: Philadelphia to Chicago

    • pau T.

      pau T. said, "...views and it´s free.(tip: get inside the hotel by Illinois St instead Michigan ave). If yo are interested to visit the Willis Tower, which I guess you´ll be, Go at first hour on the morning to avoid lines. They open at..." See More

  • 1 mention in In Chicago in early May for one night only; suggestions?

    • Albert K.

      Albert K. said, "...a Cubs game. It's great even if you're a casual baseball fan. Personal highlights for me were the river architectural tour, Willis Tower, great dining, and checking out a night club where DJ Trentino was DJing. You also can't go wrong..." See More