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Centennial Wheel

600 E Grand Ave, Navy Pier, Chicago, IL 60611-3419
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Ferris Wheel

Ferris wheel is new and improved. Chicago is the first city where the ferris wheel was featured... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
warch1
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Chicago, Illinois
Beautiful views of Chi Town at night!

Went with wife and kids, Yes they could of let people go around more than three times but the views... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Melvin M
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Clinton Township, Michigan
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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600 E Grand Ave, Navy Pier, Chicago, IL 60611-3419
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Ferris wheel is new and improved. Chicago is the first city where the ferris wheel was featured; in the Worlds Fair. Very cool experience especially if you book it Wed or Sat night when fireworks are featured at Navy Pier.

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Reviewed 6 days ago

Went with wife and kids, Yes they could of let people go around more than three times but the views were beautiful at night!. We also was paired with another family in which their child would not stop screaming so word of advice, Find a...More

Thank Melvin M
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Way overpriced and a short ride. Would not do it again. Nice views of Chicago but for the price walk to the end of navy pier

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were here today in 100 degree heat. We agreed to go because it said it was air conditioned. Our cabin did not have working air and we were stuck in a hot glass box with 4 other people. The views were incredible but I...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Took two kids on the wheel. They really enjoyed it! Kind of pricey ($48) for the amount of time spent on it (3 rotations I think). Views are great!

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

During this trip on this Ferris wheel we completed three revolutions, during which we had fantastic views across Navy Pier to the lake and on the west side, the city skylines. It was a smooth ride in a comfortable pod and very relaxing. Ticketing and...More

Thank Iain A
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Reviewed 29 May 2018 via mobile

My boyfriend and I are both afraid of heights but we did this because we knew we would regret it if we didn't. We were put with four other people who were moving around alot and thank God the carts barely move. They're air conditioned...More

Thank Casey E
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Reviewed 24 May 2018

I went during the week so it wasn't as crowded. They took us around 3 times. The views were a joy to take in. The car was clean and roomy ( I was lucky enough to get my own car since it wasn't too busy...More

Thank hj99
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Reviewed 8 May 2018 via mobile

This is a great way to get 360 degree views of Chicago at some serious height. The entire cabin is enclosed so you don't have to worry about it being too cold (or too hot) as it is temp controlled. You make about 3 full...More

Thank Megha A
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Reviewed 26 April 2018 via mobile

The Centennial Wheel upgrade is great. We rode the old Ferris wheel, which is now in the Branson, MO area. This new Ferris wheel is a definite improvement. Views are breathtaking and unmatched. For your time, you receive 3 round trips.

Thank T P
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Nearby
Streeterville
Streeterville is where visitors head for play at Navy
Pier, a pseudo amusement park and development of
restaurants, shops, rides, and other activities.
You’ll find lots of action and excitement on the
docks. Along the pier, you’ll see the statue of the
captain for whom Streeterville is named. While you
enjoy your fair share of sightseeing at the pier, you
can also visit other popular attractions there such as
...More
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Lonjea
23 June 2018|
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Response from adbdcd | Reviewed this property |
Longer than Expected, but don’t know time.
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Micaela M
28 March 2018|
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Response from Bodacious123 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, with some minor challenges. There is a flat-ish and smooth walkway leading to the wheel. The entry into the cars could present some navigational opportunities, but should work out fine. The cars are surprisingly large... More
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