Shedd Aquarium

1200 S Lake Shore Dr Chicago

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Nestled between the South Loop, Chinatown, the Prairie District and Bronzeville, the McCormick Square community is built on a vision of growth, economic stability and entertainment for its surrounding communities. From McCormick Place to the new Wintrust Arena to Motor Row, McCormick Square is a destination fit for tourists, convention goers and native Chicagoans alike.

The Shedd is one of the largest indoor aquariums in the world. Over 2 million people visit this incredible spot each year to get up close and personal with aquatic creatures from all over the globe. Take a deep dive into the Shedd!

From the Caribbean to the Amazon, Philippines to the Great Lakes, the aquarium highlights and works to protect the animals that inhabit our waters. Check out all the exhibits and experiences at the Shedd. Where else can you touch a stingray, starfish or sturgeon in one day?

Sea otters and stingrays and starfish oh my!

Cover photo credit: FlippinChi via Instagram.

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