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Posted on Tuesday, 30 June 2020

Where To Take The Most Instagrammable Photos

Navy Pier, from its lakefront location to restaurants, cruises and attractions, has many spots throughout worthy of the ‘gram. If you are visiting the Pier, make sure to pose for a photo or two at one of these Instagrammable spots.

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Posted on Friday, 26 June 2020

Our Favorite Spots to Watch the World Go By

Some days you just want to sit down, relax and watch the world go by. Navy Pier, from its green spaces and outdoor attractions to restaurants and boats, offers many ways to kick back and take in the views. Head to the Pier with a group or friends or just for some solo self-care time!

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Posted on Tuesday, 9 June 2020

Behind the Scenes of Navy Pier’s Iconic Centennial Wheel

The Centennial Wheel at Navy Pier is a staple of your Navy Pier visit and a signature attraction in Chicago. In addition to what meets the eye (an eye-catching Wheel!), there is a lot that goes on behind the scenes to keep the Wheel running smoothly.

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Posted on Monday, 8 June 2020

History of the Centennial Wheel at Navy Pier

The Centennial Wheel is an iconic part of Chicago’s skyline, as well as the city’s history. Have you ever wondered about the origin of the Ferris Wheel or how the current Wheel got to Navy Pier? Read on and next time you visit, you can impress all your friends and family with the inside scoop!

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Posted on Sunday, 7 June 2020

5 Stunning Sunset Views from the Centennial Wheel

On your next visit to Navy Pier, be sure to make a trip to Pier Park for a ride on the iconic and year-round Centennial Wheel. At nearly 200-feet, the soaring city and lake views are one of a kind. Whether you are visiting with a group of friends, family or on a romantic date, it is an awesome experience.

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About Navy Pier

More Than You Imagine

Navy Pier is the People’s Pier, Chicago’s lakefront treasure, welcoming all and offering dynamic and eclectic experiences through partnerships and programs that inspire discovery and wonder.

Since its reopening in 1995, more than 180 million guests have come to enjoy the Pier's 50 acres of unparalleled attractions and experiences. In 2020, Navy Pier continues to evolve into an accessible, year-round centerpiece for Chicago’s diverse arts and cultural treasures.


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