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360 Chicago Observation Deck (formerly John Hancock Observatory) Admission

360 Chicago Observation Deck (formerly John Hancock Observatory) Admission
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USD 22.00
The best views of Chicago can be yours at 360 Chicago (John Hancock Observatory)! Perched 94 stories above the Windy City, the 360 Chicago provides commanding views of Lake Michigan and Chicago's towering skyscrapers, including Willis (Sears) Tower. Located in the heart of downtown on Michigan Avenue, the observatory is steps away from other top Chicago attractions, and with inclusions like panoramic touch-screens and interactive educational kiosks, it will be the high point (literally) of your Chicago trip! <br /> <br />With mobile tickets, simply scan your phone for direct entry into 360 Chicago. <br /> <br />If you want to extend your tour to day and night and observe Chicago at both times of day, upgrade to the Sun &amp; Stars option, good for two visits.

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Explore Chicago at your own pace on an independent bike tour. With your full-day bike rental, pedal along Lake Michigan and visit top Chicago attractions such as Lincoln Park, Navy Pier, Millennium Park, Wrigley Field and the Shedd Aquarium. This is a fun and active way to experience the city with the whole family, and you can enjoy the flexibility to create your own itinerary with the help of your provided map. <span class='vSpecial'><p>
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Chicago Midway Airport (MDW) Information

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 MDW Chicago Midway Airport Info & Guide

Chicago Midway International Airport

Where is Chicago Midway Airport?  

Deep dish pizza. Home of the blues. The world's first skyscraper. Windy City. What is Chicago famous for? It all depends on who you ask, but there's one thing for sure: Chicago is one of the world's greatest cities.

What you see today is what earned Chicago another nickname: Second City. Following the Great Chicago Fire of 1871 (that sadly killed 300) meant the city had to be rebuilt virtually from scratch. Modern Chicago's lakeside cityscape, Magnificent Mile museums, fine dining - and more - create a vibrant, cosmopolitan city loved by many.

Chicago Midway International Airport (IATA: MDW, ICAO: KMDW), or simply Midway Airport, is the second busiest airport in Chicago, Illinois, United States. MDW is situated on the southwest side of the city, a 25 minute metro ride from downtown. MDW served 18.9 million passengers in 2011.

Airlines serving Midway Airport include AirTran, Delta, Frontier, Porter, SouthWest (a major carrier here) and Volaris.

International destinations served include Toronto, Canada and several cities in Mexico (Guadalajara, Mexico City, Monterrey, Morelia and Zacatecas). Domestic destinations are many, including Austin, Charleston, Cleveland, Ft. Myers, Jackson, Little Rock, Nashville, Omaha, Pittsburgh, Portland, Reno, Sarasota And St. Louis - as well as all the major centres.

Many see Chicago on a layover: Midway Airport ranked 8th on the Weather Channel's Top 10 Airports for Flight Delays. The city's other airport, the bigger and busier Chicago O'Hare International Airport (ORD), took top spot.

Your best bet for a Midway Airport transfer is the CTA Orange Line train. Your best alternates are a taxi or shuttle. Details on all options are included in this guide.

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 Other Items of Interest at Chicago Midway Airport

Services at Midway Airport include:

  • AIR Chicago radio station - listen on iHeartRadio or Clear Channel ( more information) - NEW
  • Power stations and power outlets
  • Indoor Maps on Google Maps for Android
  • Interfaith chapel
  • Medical clinic
  • USO lounge - Concourse C

Additional Chicago Midway Airport information may be found by visiting their official website below.

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Last Updated: 28 Mar 2020