See breathtaking views of Chicago from the Western Hemisphere’s tallest building. No trip to Chicago is complete without a visit to Willis Tower Chicago. Make it your first stop for a 360-degree view spanning over 50 miles and 4 states that you can’t get anywhere else. The skyscrapers, sports stadiums, sculptures, green roofs, the expanse of Lake Michigan and miles of lakeshore – that is what you will see from the top of the Sears Tower. A recent addition, The Ledge, affords visitors a one-of-a-kind experience of Chicago through a glass floor, 1,353 feet above street level!
At the time of its completion in 1973, it was the tallest building in the world, surpassing the World Trade Center towers in New York, and it held this rank for nearly 25 years.
The Willis Tower is the tallest building in the United Statesand the seventh-tallest freestanding structure in the world. The skyscraper is one of the most popular tourist destinations in Chicago, and over one million people visit its observation deck each year.