America's Most-Visited Tourist Attractions
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No. 19 Navy Pier, Chicago
Annual Visitors: 8,700,000
This Lake Michigan pier-turned-promenade is in perpetual motion thanks to the 150-foot-high Ferris wheel, the old-fashioned Wave Swinger ride, and the merry-go-round with historically accurate carousel animals. Some visitors choose to rent skates, bikes, or four-seater quadcycles to tour the Pier’s 50 acres. For the less energetic, there are Segway tours and the Transporter FX for simulated “high-speed” forays to Africa, Antarctica, or the moon.
Source: Navy Pier, Inc.