Best Adventurous Things to Do in Chicago

THE 10 BEST Adventurous Things to Do in Chicago

Best Adventurous Things to Do in Chicago

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  • Pure_Diamond
    Helsinki, Finland180 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    I'm afraid of heights and thought that I can't do this: stand on 103rd class floor and look down. We had 90 secs time to stand on that floor and I sneaked there and looked down. Wow... I did it👍👍👍. Very proud of myself..

    What a view.... I recommend this experience👍
    Written 18 May 2024
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  • Nomad31517801542
    1 contribution
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    I loved how expansive and comprehensive it was! 10/10 stars, definitely would tecommend coming here if you are on vacation.
    Written 19 May 2024
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  • Godwin J
    1 contribution
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    The Fox in A Box has been one of the best escape rooms I have done.

    Our gamemaster, Alex was one of best gamemasters I have ever met. She was comical, entertaining, understanding, helpful, and one of the coolest people. She elevated our experience.

    We did the Zodiac room and we barely escaped. But it was one of the most challenging rooms but one of the best. The puzzles were challenging but at the same time Alex guided us. They were super cool, the plot twists were amazing, and overall we as a group would do everything again. Thank you so much for everything, Fox in a Box. You're a number 1 in my books. NO LIE!
    Written 24 May 2024
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  • PickyTraveler02
    delaware33 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Fun, interactive exhibits where you learn something about human behavior and likely things about your own. Free and enlightening. Bright and friendly space. On MI Ave- across from Art Institute. Would be fun with a partner or friend group- gave us much to talk about. If there's time and you're inclined- you can participate in short research studies. We'll go back.
    Written 15 December 2023
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  • ek1974
    Hartland, WI232 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    It was the first time we did Axe Throwing. My family really enjoyed it a lot. Easy to make reservation online and easy to find location.
    Written 29 December 2023
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  • Richard P
    Chicago's North Shore, IL17 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    My wife and I did “These Heist” on our Sunday date night! Sara was very helpful and fun! Highly recommended for any couple!
    Written 28 January 2024
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  • Vicki M
    Cleveland, OH59 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    We had a great time here! The magicians were funny and very entertaining. There were two magicians during the main show and if you have premium seats you can see an additional show which I feel was worth it. You are entertained from the time you enter until you leave. Before the show, there are magicians who do card tricks while you wait for the show to begin. The venue was filled with nostalgic pictures and was really a nice size so that everyone was able to see up close. The audience interaction adds humor to the show. I would definitely recommend stopping here if you’re in Chicago.
    Written 14 May 2024
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  • Mike Kleppinger
    Lake Zurich, IL10 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    We had a fabulous time at the Magic Parlour as part of our 40th anniversary celebration/staycation in Chicago. Dennis put on an wonderful show that has left us completely puzzled with how he did all those amazing feats. We spent some extra time with him in the Encore Room, which well worth it, as he performed more amazing magic and answered our many questions - but not about how he performs magic ;-). HIGHLY recommended!
    Written 5 May 2024
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  • Trip Dip Sip and Sleep
    Mexico City, Mexico92 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    It's a fun quick little thing to add to the Chicago 360 place. Great view, it's doesn’t feel that scary. Expect the typical photo op, where you get a ticket to look at your pictures to buy and some other high crowd type attraction shopping opportunities. If it's your thing you are in the right place, if it's not, they are respectful of it but it still takes time on the visitor's side. It's ok to do it once, not so much to repeat but that is a personal take.
    Written 4 February 2024
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  • Kathie R
    2 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    My son and I went there, first time ever throwing axes. We had a lot of fun! LA was a great coach! We were the only ones there at that time.
    Written 6 November 2023
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  • HLL
    Mount Laurel, NJ10 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    There’s a reason why this show has stood the test of multiple decades. It’s just fun and entertaining AND family friendly.

    The music (heavy in percussion of course) is also great. Lots of energy and fun vibes. And, it’s not uncomfortably loud (it’s loud but my ears weren’t ringing afterwards).
    Written 6 January 2024
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  • Katie
    2 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Had been wanting to visit The Game Show Game Show for some time and SO glad we finally did to celebrate a friend's going away send-off! If you're fun-loving and slightly silly, this is for you. Get ready for sparkly vests, singing, dancing, challenges, survey questions, trivia and some friendly competition. Eddie and Ingrid were great hosts and made our visit feel special! We were talking about it for the rest of the night. What are you waiting for? Book. that. ticket!
    Written 13 February 2020
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  • tinadohse
    1 contribution
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    We had a lot of fun! Instructor was friendly and helpful and had lots of fun games planned. It was a great outing for our family!
    Written 26 December 2019
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  • Aliandkan
    Nashville, TN1 contribution
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    It was our first time, we made it out with a bit of help. Definitely will return. Staff was very friendly.
    Written 13 November 2020
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  • Heather C
    4 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    This was my family's second visit to Paniq and my first time. We've been to other escape rooms and this one has ambience and flair! Jim was particularly kind as our guide. We're excited to return again! We're going to try all the rooms. It's that good.
    Written 29 March 2024
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