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Things to do in Near North Side, Chicago

Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
Pier
“Navy Pier is a 3,300-foot-long pier on the Chicago shoreline of Lake Michigan. It is located in the Streeterville neighborhood of the Near North Side community area.”
  • 326 locals recommend
Neighborhood
“You're a 20 min walk from the historical Mag Mile- enjoy shopping, scenery and Chicago's famous architecture! ”
  • 219 locals recommend
Art Museum
“Leaning on the provocative contemporary art and culture, MCA features new exhibitions every month ranging from all sort of different arts from around the world.”
  • 168 locals recommend
General Entertainment
“Many of our friends are in shows at The Second City. You cannot go wrong with any of their main stage or UP Comedy Club productions!”
  • 245 locals recommend
Jewelry Store
“Shopping, Shopping, Shopping!! Enjoy this multi-level shopping experience while being downtown Chicago. Macy's, Sephora, and Victoria's Secrets are just a few of the stores located here ”
  • 96 locals recommend
Building
“Check out Chicago's beautiful skyline and experience "The Tilt." A worthy adrenaline rush! ”
  • 152 locals recommend
American Restaurant
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“Have a brilliant meal while also knocking out a observation deck scenery all at once. You will not regret it, though the restaurant may be pricey, you can opt for just Drinks and appetizers at the Lounge.”
  • 159 locals recommend
Beach
“Looking for a day for some fun in the sun? Enjoy Oak St beach right down the way, go get some sand in your toes! ”
  • 78 locals recommend
Building
“My personal favorite view of Chicago. You can see the entire lake shore and even part of Indiana! It has a restaurant on the 95th floor, Cocktail bar on the 96th, and the top floor is the viewing with the Chicago Tilt! ”
  • 78 locals recommend
Gourmet Shop
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“Mario Batali's Italian specialty store and food hall. The cannoli are worth the trip alone. You can get tons of gifts and rare wines and delicious food. A bit touristy for sure, but stands up to the hype. ”
  • 69 locals recommend
Steakhouse
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“Gibsons Bar & Steakhouse has been a Chicago icon since partners Hugo Ralli and Steve Lombardo opened its doors in May of 1989. ... Gibsons Prime Angus Beef is featured along with fresh fish, classic cocktails, an extensive wine list and exceptional service.”
  • 65 locals recommend
Hot Dog Joint
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“A little off the beaten path, but if you can make it you have to! It's the perfect taste of Chicago and a local favorite, you can't leave Chicago without having gone!”
  • 79 locals recommend
Boat or Ferry
“Perhaps the best thing to do when visiting Chicago if the weather permits. The boat architecture tour is amazing, get the sunset cruise tickets.”
  • 71 locals recommend
Tiki Bar
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“A Tiki Bar that wont be great for your wallet, but amazing for your pallet and Instagram feed.”
  • 61 locals recommend
Tour Provider
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“Do the official CAF architecture boat tour if you are going to see the city by river.”
  • 69 locals recommend
Pizza Place
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“THE place to get deep dish pizza in the city, you absolutely cannot leave Chicago without getting a slice here first.”
  • 50 locals recommend

Top restaurants

American Restaurant
“Have a brilliant meal while also knocking out a observation deck scenery all at once. You will not regret it, though the restaurant may be pricey, you can opt for just Drinks and appetizers at the Lounge.”
  • 159 locals recommend
Gourmet Shop
“Mario Batali's Italian specialty store and food hall. The cannoli are worth the trip alone. You can get tons of gifts and rare wines and delicious food. A bit touristy for sure, but stands up to the hype. ”
  • 69 locals recommend
Steakhouse
“Gibsons Bar & Steakhouse has been a Chicago icon since partners Hugo Ralli and Steve Lombardo opened its doors in May of 1989. ... Gibsons Prime Angus Beef is featured along with fresh fish, classic cocktails, an extensive wine list and exceptional service.”
  • 65 locals recommend
Hot Dog Joint
“A little off the beaten path, but if you can make it you have to! It's the perfect taste of Chicago and a local favorite, you can't leave Chicago without having gone!”
  • 79 locals recommend
Tiki Bar
“A Tiki Bar that wont be great for your wallet, but amazing for your pallet and Instagram feed.”
  • 61 locals recommend
Pizza Place
“THE place to get deep dish pizza in the city, you absolutely cannot leave Chicago without getting a slice here first.”
  • 50 locals recommend
Mediterranean Restaurant
“Expanded outpost of a famed pork & wine specialist with an open kitchen & a chic, airy setting.”
  • 56 locals recommend
New American Restaurant
“Make a reservation and venture to the Fulton Market neighborhood if you like beer, pork, and oysters, as that's what they serve at the Publican.”
  • 53 locals recommend

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