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“Plenty to do”
Review of Navy Pier

Navy Pier
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Owner description: Navy Pier is the place where all of Chicagoland and tourists from around the world have come together since 1995 to enjoy the beauty and the thrills of a day on Lake Michigan. From rides to restaurants, exhibitions to entertainment, shopping to dining cruises and tour boats Navy Pier has it all - in a location unlike any other!There's so much to do in our 50 acres of parks, promenades, gardens, shops, eateries and attractions.Take a ride on our 15-story Ferris wheel. Catch a movie at the IMAX® Theatre. Visit three floors of hands-on fun at the Chicago Children's Museum inside the Family Pavilion. Experience any one of the cruise boat rides departing from Navy Pier's South Dock. Or just kick back and enjoy your favorite form of entertainment at the Pepsi Skyline Stage, Dock Street Stage, Landshark Beer Garden or Family Pavilion Stage.Come experience all that Navy Pier has to offer year-round!
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Reviewed 29 August 2014

Love the Navy Peir. Can be a little awkward to get to, but there are several routes. Plenty to do in regards to eating, drinking and activities. The rides have a combo package where yo usave a few bucks if you buy more than one ride at a time, which can save you in the long run. Leave a few hours and come at dusk to get wonderful views of the Chicago skyline.

Thank SerenKimbo
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Reviewed 29 August 2014

There is lots of new and exiting things to do in Chicago, specially if you are visiting for the very first time. However, if you are traveling with children Navy pier is a place where you will spent.

Lots to do, but everything is a La Carte. The amusement rides are pricy for the short length of time. Most fun we had was at the warriors of shanghai, money well spent. whatever you decide to do avoid billy goat tavern, the food is horrible and pricy.

Thank Fernando C
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Reviewed 28 August 2014 via mobile

We brought our kids here (11 & 13) and the love it! It has enough for a couple of hours of entertainment. The fun house is OK but look for special discounts before you go be use it is only about 10 mins of time. The swings are a lot of fun for them. Skip the Goat Hill Tavern - yuck! Better places to eat and drink. Great place to buy your Chicago merchandise - lots of places to shop!

Thank JJA735
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Reviewed 28 August 2014

I went recently for the Lobster Fest which was expensive but then again what do you expect from a tourist trap? I also saw Cirque Olay and there are tons of shops and there's the stained glass museum. So I'd recommend going if you're tourist.

Thank KirbCom
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Reviewed 28 August 2014

I was hoping there'd be more to do. There's a theatre, a few bars/restaurants, a few rides and the ferris wheel.

I didn't see much else to do and hoped there would be some cool attractions.

We went on a fireworks night. They weren't that amazing and lasted less than 10 minutes.

If you have a free evening, come check it out but it wasn't spectacular.

Thank pdmse
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