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Its picturesque skyline isn’t the only reason Chicago is always a popular choice for student groups! The Windy City has some serious attractions groups won’t want to miss. Taking in the beauty of the natural world at, performing at the Field Museum, enjoying some serious entertainment with the Blue Man Group and perusing the Magnificent Mile are just a few examples. Learn what else awaits your students in Chicago!


Students could see the city from a whole new perspective, thanks to a variety of sightseeing attractions around the city. At 360 Chicago, students could admire the city skyline from the top of the former John Hancock Center—that’s 94 floors up! The bravest of students could even try the observatory’s TILT ride, which leans you out over 1,000 above the Magnificent Mile.

If cruising on the water sounds more like your speed, book a Chicago City Cruise. Whether you choose to go during the day for lunch or for sunset and dinner, each experience allows students to have a great time with their friends, admire the city from the Chicago River or waters of Lake Michigan, and learn thanks to a narrated tour.


Whether you’re looking to share live performing arts with your students or are ready to finally share their own performance they’ve been practicing all year, Chicago has all the performing arts opportunities you could want. For watching a live performance, book tickets to one of Chicago’s many Broadway shows or at Chicago Symphony, consistently hailed as one of the greatest orchestras in the world. 

Students who are ready to show off their own performance skills will find joy in performing at a variety of venues and attractions in Chicago, including: The Field Museum, Medieval Times, Six Flags Great America, and more.

Of course, don’t leave Chicago without taking your picture in front of the iconic Cloud Gate a.k.a. “The Bean!”

Let the team at ETI help you plan your Chicago adventure, today!

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