Create Your Own DIY Sightseeing Map in Chicago, USA

Create your own self-guided walk to explore the city, starting from your hotel or a place of your choice. Afterwards the customized walk can be saved to your mobile phone or tablet. Using the GPSmyCity app, you can follow the walk route with ease. View this short introduction video to learn more and use the contact us form to ask questions or report issues. View all attractions on the map.

Step 1: Select Attractions

Select the city attractions to be included in the custom walk by tapping "Select" button under the sight image. Maximum 15 attractions per walk.
Category*:
[A1] 900 North Michigan Shops
[A2] Addington Gallery
[A3] Adler Planetarium (must see)
[A4] Andy's Jazz Club
[A5] Antiques On Old Plank Road
[A6] Aqua Tower (must see)
[A7] Art Institute of Chicago (must see)
[A8] Auditorium Building
[A9] B.L.U.E.S
[B1] BP Pedestrian Bridge (must see)
[B2] Berlin
[B3] Blue Chicago on Clark
[B4] Bottom Lounge
[B5] Broadway Antique Market
[B6] Buckingham Fountain (must see)
[B7] Buddy Guy's Legends
[B8] Catherine Edelman Gallery
[B9] Chicago City Hall (must see)
[C1] Chicago History Museum (must see)
[C2] Chicago History Museum Shop
[C3] Chicago Theatre (must see)
[C4] Chinatown Gate
[C5] Chinatown Square Plaza
[C6] Chinese Christian Union Church
[C7] Chinese-American Museum of Chicago
[C8] Civic Opera House (must see)
[C9] Cloud Gate (must see)
[D1] Cobra Lounge
[D2] Crown Fountain (must see)
[D3] ECHT Gallery
[D4] Enjoy, An Urban General Store
[D5] Exelon Pavilions (must see)
[D6] Field Museum (must see)
[D7] Fine Arts Building
[D8] Fisher Building
[D9] Garfield Park
[E1] Garrett Popcorn
[E2] Grant Park (must see)
[E3] Half Acre Beer Company
[E4] Harold Washington Library Center (must see)
[E5] Holy Name Cathedral (must see)
[E6] Holy Trinity Polish Mission
[E7] Jay Pritzker Pavilion (must see)
[E8] Jean Albano Art Gallery
[E9] John Hancock Center (must see)
[F1] Kingston Mines
[F2] Koval Distillery Store
[F3] Lego Store
[F4] Lincoln Antique Mall
[F5] Lincoln Park Zoo (must see)
[F6] Lurie Garden (must see)
[F7] Magnificent Mile
[F8] Manhattan Building
[F9] Marina City
[G1] Marquette Building
[G2] Marx-Saunders Gallery
[G3] Merchandise Mart (must see)
[G4] Michigan Avenue Bridge (must see)
[G5] Millennium Park (must see)
[G6] Museum of Contemporary Art (must see)
[G7] Museum of Science and Industry (must see)
[G8] National Museum of Mexican Art
[G9] Navy Pier
[H1] Nine Dragon Wall
[H2] Oak Street
[H3] Oak Street Beach
[H4] Old St. Patrick's Church
[H5] Oriental Institute Museum (must see)
[H6] Palmolive Building
[H7] Ping Tom Memorial Park
[H8] Polish Museum of America
[H9] Pops for Champagne
[J1] Primary
[J2] Pui Tak Building
[J3] Randolph Street Antique Market
[J4] Rockefeller Chapel
[J5] Roof At the Wit
[J6] Rookery Building (must see)
[J7] Saint James Cathedral
[J8] Saks Fith Ave
[J9] Second City Theatre (must see)
[K1] Shedd Aquarium (must see)
[K2] Signature Lounge
[K3] Soundbar
[K4] Spy Bar
[K5] St. Therese Church
[K6] State Street (must see)
[K7] Swedish American Museum Center
[K8] The Aviary
[K9] The Field Museum
[L1] The Robie House
[L2] The Underground
[L3] Tiffany and Co
[L4] Tribune Tower
[L5] Ukrainian National Museum
[L6] Underground Wonder Bar
[L7] Union Station
[L8] Vosges Haut-Chocolat Downtown Boutique
[L9] Water Tower (must see)
[N1] Water Tower Place
[N2] Westfield North Bridge
[N3] Willis Tower / Skydeck Chicago (must see)
[N4] Wrigley Building (must see)
[N5] Wrigley Field
[N6] Wrigleyville Sports
[N7] Zebra Lounge

Step 2: Select Starting Point

The walk's starting point can be either one of the selected attractions or some other personal place of choice, e.g. your hotel or nearby metro station.
Select one*:


Enter Place Name*:
Get GPS Coordinates*: Locate the place on map
Choose a Hotel*:


Step 3: Create/Update Route

The selected attractions are displayed on the map below. The red pins mark must-see attractions, green pins - ordinary attractions. If you selected a hotel or another personal place in Step 2, it is marked by a blue pin.
The tour starting point is your personal place specified in Step 2.
Indicate the tour start point by entering the map pin ID in the field below.
The tour starting point is a hotel specified in Step 2.
Starting Point*: Numeric value only.


Step 4: Save Your Custom Walk

Enter a name for your custom walk, along with your email address, in the fields below. You will receive the instructions for retrieving your custom walk on the GPSmyCity app by email. You can change the sights and re-arrange the walk route using the app.
Walk Name*:
Email*: