Navy Pier

The Top 50 Tourist Destinations In The World: Navy Pier Makes List

As with many tourist destinations, the locals swear that they avoid them at all costs. In Chicago, that may or may not be true with Navy Pier, but one thing is clear: The world loves it.


The Ferris wheel at Navy Pier in Chicago. (CBS)

Are Chicagoans Tourist-Friendly?

Tourists flock to Paris, but apparently the French aren’t always so friendly. They’re so rude a guide was written in part to teach them to be nicer. That got CBS 2’s Dana Kozlov thinking: How do we treat our tourists here in Chicago?


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Tourism Up In Chicago: 46.2 Million Visitors In 2012

You are probably noticing more tourists around town.


Mayor Rahm Emanuel

Emanuel Wants 50 Million Tourists Per Year In Chicago By 2020

Mayor Rahm Emanuel plans to open new Chicago tourism offices in three new countries this year, and hopes to have 50 million tourists coming every year by 2020.

CBS Chicago–04/05/2012


Tourists Taking Extreme Heat In Stride

Tourists visiting Chicago have had to cope with the 100-plus heat indices, and most seemed OK about it.

WBBM Newsradio–07/21/2011

Fireworks erupt over Navy Pier on Monday night, July 4. (CBS)

Some Not Thrilled By Chicago’s July 4 Fireworks

For 15 minutes Monday night, the city wowed the crowd with fireworks at Navy Pier.

CBS Chicago–07/05/2011