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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)
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+1 312-875-9447
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09:00 - 22:00
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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$23.00*
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Breakfast in the Sky: Early Access to Skydeck of Willis Tower in Chicago

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Best on a clear day

Willis Tower was one of my favorite. On a clear day your views are amazing loved the glass ledge! Go early in the morning to beat the crowds. Took us 20 min to get through lines... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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Irvine, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Willis Tower was one of my favorite. On a clear day your views are amazing loved the glass ledge! Go early in the morning to beat the crowds. Took us 20 min to get through lines and also buy the tickets. Tried the day before around noon wait time was over 2hours. So go early!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We had a beautiful day to see as far as the eye could imagine. We were told it would be a 2 hour wait. It only ended up being one hour, so that was a big plus.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

It was an amazing experience, just imagine being in a cristal cage at 103 stories up!!! The views are incredible!! There is always a line but is worth the wait!

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Sainte Genevieve, Missouri
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Great views of the city and surrounding area! They offer a military discount (free ticket) so make sure you ask for it. They used to offer a law enforcement discount but unfortunately took that away. I have been up in the Willis Tower a few times... this was by far the busiest (1.5 hour wait). Make sure you try to... More 

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Saint Augustine, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Best Night of The Trip. I've been here all week and this is our 1st night into the city. Getting to the 103rd floor took 60 seconds 😉

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Southlake, Texas
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I suppose this is one of the must-see items on a Chicago visit, but be prepared to wait in long lines for over an hour. The view really is pretty, so I suppose it is worth it. The Skydeck is cool, but, in my opinion, not worth all of the hype. Coupled with today's narcissistic society where everyone takes 15... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Absolutely loved the view!!! My fiancee and I visited the place during Valentine's weekend and it was one of the best experiences ever.

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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

For $20 you get a world class view of Chicago. With a 360 degree view from one of Chicago's tallest towers, you get to see everything from the skyline to the shores. It's amazing and while you are up there you can get a drink at the bar! Totally worth it!! We went in the middle of February after lunch... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Skydeck is a must for Chicago tourists. Every year I come, I bring someone new and it is a blast. The wait time seems endless but it's worth the views. My best recommendation is to wait until weekday as you can wait as long as two hours in different lanes on the weekends. I have seen the skydeck both at... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We went mid afternoon on a clear, sunny day and there was no line. It took us about 45 minutes total, including the Tilt option which a few of our group participated in. The 360 views of downtown Chicago, the lake and the whole area were truly breathtaking from that height! We could have stayed longer, but we had more... More 

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