When you're in Chicago, it's hard to miss the Sears Tower, which is the huge black building dominating the southern skyline, standing 1,450 feet high. Even when you're miles away from downtown, on clear days you can see the Tower on the horizon - which is not surprising, as from the Skydeck you can see 40-50 miles on a clear day.
Both the Sears Tower and the Hancock Center observation decks underwent revamps in the past few years. The new Sears exhibits are at times a bit cheesy, although informative. But you don't really come to the Sears Tower for exhibits - you come for the view. And what a view - at least on a clear day - taking in Illinois, ...Read More