Things for Teens to Do in Chicago

Things for Teens to Do in Chicago
This Midwest city offers a variety of entertainment and sporting event attractions for teens to enjoy. Whether a Chicago resident or just visiting, the town and its surrounding neighborhoods offer a variety of cultural and entertainment choices. Most offer student rates to accommodate those looking for something reasonably priced to do.

Amazing Chicago Funhouse Maze & Navy Pier

This maze located on Navy Pier has more 4,000 square feet of maze fun. Try to navigate your way through a mirror maze and a spinning tunnel, just to name a few of the attractions inside. The maze is open daily on Navy Pier. Additional attractions including a mini-golf course, a Ferris wheel and an IMAX theater are on Navy Pier as well.

Museum of Science & Industry

Opened to the public in 1933, the museum is the oldest science museum of its kind in the entire Western hemisphere. With nearly 2,000 interactive opportunities and 800 different exhibits, the Museum of Science & Industry spans nearly 350,000 square feet of space. Some of the items in the museum include: a 20-foot walkthrough of the human heart, an Apollo 8 spacecraft carrier and a 3,000-square-foot model railroad track. Additional dining accommodations are available for those looking to spend the day in the museum.

Lincoln Park Zoo

One of the oldest zoo gardens in the United States, the Lincoln Park Zoo offers a variety of exotic views. With a variety of visitor and animal facilities, the zoo is adorned with various architectural structures designed with a modern theme. Whether giraffes, gorillas or elephants, the Lincoln Park Zoo provides a view at some of the world's most beautiful animals. Open every single day of the year, the park also has swan and paddle boats, a Safari Audio Tour and an Express train ride around the zoo.

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Jessica Anne Elizabeth, co-founder of thinkgirl.net, is an established freelance writer and editor with a expertise in the beauty industry. Her areas of interest include hair, make-up and skincare, as well as reproductive health and pregnancy. She holds a bachelor's degree in journalism from Rutgers University.

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