How about an adventure down history lane? At the Field Museum, you'll find Máximo, the largest dinosaur ever discovered and upstairs there's SUE, a rex skeleton. The Evolving Planet display will amaze you with creatures that have roamed the earth long before us, including dinosaurs. Be sure to tour inside Ancient Egypt to unwrap the mysteries of the Egyptian civilization and mummies.
The Shedd is home to more than 32,000 fish, including beluga whales and dolphins at the Abbot Oceanarium. For the best view, go to the underwater viewing gallery. At the Wild Reef, you'll have a diver's view of the sharks, rays and reef fish in constant motion. The Caribbean Reef is alive with tropical fish including sea turtles and sharks.
Taking a ride in the Centennial Wheel is always a fantastic experience for everyone. The Ferris wheel offers a 360-degree view of Lake Michigan and Chicago. If you book the VIP gondola, you'll get a cart with a glass floor for you to look through.