As Impact has grown, so has the interest in having guests join attendees at this exciting event. Impact 2019 has so much to offer you, and Chicago has lots to offer your guests, too!
Whether they want to visit the city’s storied museums, take in its architecture and world-class shopping, or soar over the Chicago skyline, there’s something for everyone.
TAKE ADVANTAGE OF ALL THE CITY HAS TO OFFER
The Go Chicago Card's tourism packages include admission to SkyDeck Chicago, The Field Museum, Architecture River Cruise, Adler Planetarium and many more, all for one low price.
875 N Michigan Avenue, 94th Floor, Chicago
360 CHICAGO observation deck, located 1000 feet above the famed Magnificent Mile in the iconic John Hancock Building, offers breathtaking 360 degrees views of the city skyline and Lake Michigan. 360 Chicago observation deck is also home of TILT – Chicago’s highest thrill ride – an enclosed moving platform that literally tilts you out over Michigan Avenue from the 94th Floor. You can also enjoy many interactive learning opportunities on the city’s rich history, colorful neighborhoods and its iconic architecture, along with a modern Bar and Café where you can relax and enjoy the best views of the city.
1300 S Lake Shore Drive, Chicago
Learn about the future of space exploration, experience an Earth-shattering explosion as an enormous meteorite crashes into Arizona and explore the people, events, and phenomena that shape our understanding of the Universe. The museum is home to three full-size planetarium theaters, including the all-digital projection Definiti Space Theater and one of the world’s most important antique instrument collections.
111 South Michigan Avenue, Chicago
Located in downtown Chicago, the Art Institute is one of the world’s great art museums, housing a collection that spans centuries and the globe.
700 East Grand Avenue, Chicago
Located at Navy Pier, Chicago Children’s Museum is a place where families and caregivers with infants and children are encouraged to create, explore, and discover together through play. The museum features three vibrant floors of exhibits and activities that provide sensory experiences and engaging educational content focusing on literacy, science, math, visual and performing arts, and health.
465 N McClurg Court, Chicago, IL
Known for unique, daring, and historical architectural pursuits, it’s hard to cover all of the design and building treasures that make up the Windy City today. If you’re ready to learn more about the designs, people, and innovations behind one of the most remarkable American cities, throw on your captains hat and get ready to cruise along the Chicago River and see what architects from around the world travel to see in Chicago.
1400 South Lake Shore Drive, Chicago
The Field Museum of Natural History, also known as The Field Museum, is a state-of-the-art museum of science and invention, with the world’s largest Tyrannosaurus Rex.
2001 North Clark Street, Chicago
Lincoln Park Zoo is a world class zoological institution located in Chicago’s historic Lincoln Park district. Founded in 1868, the zoo is rich with architectural treasures as well as award-winning progressively designed animal habitats. A conservation haven nestled in the heart of Chicago, the zoo operates one of the country’s largest zoo-based conservation and science programs. The not-for-profit Lincoln Park Zoo attracts an estimated 3 million visitors per year and is one of America’s last remaining free admission zoos.
201 E. Randolph Street, Chicago
Discover a state-of-the-art collection of architecture, landscape design and art that provide the backdrop for hundreds of free cultural programs including concerts, exhibitions, tours, and family activities. In Millennium Park, you’ll find a new kind of town square – a lively, spectacular gathering spot located in the heart of the city and a destination for Chicagoans and visitors alike. This is where you’ll find Cloud Gate (“the bean”), British artist Anish Kapoor’s first public outdoor work installed in the United States.
5700 South Lake Shore Drive, Chicago
Since opening in 1933, the Museum of Science and Industry, Chicago has been dedicated to inspiring the inventive genius in everyone with uniquely interactive experiences. Today, MSI is the largest science museum in the Western Hemisphere, but also works to provide these moments of discovery beyond its walls.
North Michigan Avenue, Chicago
The Magnificent Mile encompasses the 13-block stretch of North Michigan Avenue that runs from the banks of the Chicago River to the south, to Oak Street to the north. The Magnificent Mile district extends a full square mile from North Michigan Avenue, including east to the scenic lakefront. It is a spectacular showcase of style, flavor, entertainment and fun. With more than 460 stores, 275 restaurants, and unique entertainments and attractions packed and stacked along its length, The Magnificent Mile has an indulgence for every passion and every pocket.
600 E. Grand Avenue, Chicago
Originally completed in 1916 as part of Daniel Burnham’s plan for Chicago, Navy Pier is an iconic city landmark inspiring discovery and wonder. Since its reopening in 1995, more than 180 million visitors have come to enjoy the Pier’s 50 acres of unparalleled attractions and experiences. As Navy Pier enters its second century, the venue is evolving into an accessible, year-round centerpiece for Chicago’s diverse arts and cultural treasures.
Near North side, Chicago
River North is a lively neighborhood in the Near North Side. It boasts luxe shops and eateries, plus posh nightclubs and cocktail bars. Opened in 1930 in a former industrial area, the sprawling Merchandise Mart attracts throngs of shoppers to its home and office design showrooms. Surrounding the Mart, artist’s studios in converted warehouses and lofts form a hub that sustains the area’s foremost art galleries.
2430 N. Cannon Drive, Chicago
For over 160 years, the Chicago Academy of Sciences / Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum has served a unique role in the city of Chicago connecting children of all ages to nature and science through immersive exhibits, fun family events, important conservation research and in-depth education programs, inspiring the wonder in all of us.
1200 S Lake Shore Drive, Chicago
Every year Shedd Aquarium welcomes 2 million guests for unforgettable encounters with belugas and bluegills, stingrays and sturgeons, sea otters and a sea turtle—and so many more animals from aquatic environments around the world.
233 S Wacker Drive, Chicago
Step outside the tallest building in the Western Hemisphere. At 1,353 feet in the air, the Ledge’s glass boxes extend out 4.3 feet from the Skydeck. Offering spectacular views spanning up to four states, a one-stop Chicago experience full of interactive exhibits and…The Ledge, a glass balcony extending four feet outside the 103rd floor of Willis Tower!