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Skydeck Chicago - Willis Tower

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Address: 233 S. Wacker Drive, Entrance on Jackson Blvd, Chicago, IL 60606 (Formerly Sears Tower)
Phone Number: +1 312-875-9447
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Sun - Sat 09:00 - 22:00
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Fee: Yes
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No trip to Chicago is complete without a visit to the top of the tallest...

No trip to Chicago is complete without a visit to the top of the tallest building in the Western Hemisphere and The Ledge at Skydeck Chicago! Treat yourself to a "one stop Chicago" experience on your journey to the 103rd floor. Enjoy 360-degree views spanning up to 50 miles and 4 states and our most spectacular view - 1,353 feet straight down! "Dare to Stand Out" on The Ledge - glass balconies extending 4.3 Feet outside the building provide a thrilling, once in a lifetime experience!

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US$22.00*
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Breakfast in the Sky: Early Access to Skydeck of Willis Tower in Chicago

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Cool but crowded

We went on a holiday so there were a LOT of people. Very thankful for City Pass...when we got there it was a 2 hour wait, however with City Pass we got through in about 25... read more

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We went on a holiday so there were a LOT of people. Very thankful for City Pass...when we got there it was a 2 hour wait, however with City Pass we got through in about 25 minutes.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I'd say this is a must see - the view is amazing! It's on the 103rd floor of the building. They have the "ledge" where you step out in a glass box- you are about 4ft out of the building in the box. It's like being suspended in midair. Crazy adventure for those with a fear of heights. It made... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Great family activity for out of town company. Even though it was hazy, still a fantastic view. Lines are long, Pre buy tickets on your phone and skip the lines after security.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Well, the secret about getting there early in the AM to avoid lines is out. My sister and I got there 20 min. before it opened on a Sunday to find a long line. Luckily, it moved rather quickly. The line upstairs to take pictures in the windows was slow- we ended up hopping out of it and doing the... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

I've lived in Chicago most of my life and have visited the Sears tower hundreds of times during my lifetime. Now that I live away, I make it a part of some of my visits. What limits my attendance is the cost and the crowds. Avoid on the weekends and holidays because the lines and waits are outrageous. Do not... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Been to the SkyDeck 2 times before, but the view is just as stunning as the first time I visited. And allso, at this time there was absolute no queue. Wich made it even better. Recommended.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

OK, it's a tourist trap and it's expensive, but I am a tourist and it's what we do. The view is as expected i.e. stunning. I was too queasy to go out on one of the plastic observation decks. Not to be missed.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This place we don't consider a must, it is expensive and even when you go to the top of the building the view it does not worth at all, is always full of people and it is hard to take pictures

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Went here mainly because I'm a massive ferris fan. Views were stunning and reasonable priced at $22. Sure it gets really busy but we did not experience any real queuing

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

I came here with friends who had never been to Chicago before. Thankfully we got lucky and there wasn't a line to get in so took us like 10 minutes to get to the top. Also, tickets were a good price- 20 dollars. The view from the top is breathtaking! I personally think the skydeck makes the experience unique. Would... More 

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