Historical Buildings/Landmarks

Willis Tower (Sears)

You’ll see the best view and best overview of Chicago. At 1,353 feet (412 meters), the Skydeck is the highest observatory in Chicago. The view is amazing! You can see 40 – 50 miles (65 – 80 kilometers) on a clear day. The best time to visit is just after opening or after 5 pm. For great sunsets and twinkling nightscape viewing, plan on arriving to the Skydeck 30-45 minutes prior to your sunset time! Go to SunriseSunset for the Chicago sunset calendar.

Address: 233 S. Wacker drive
City: Chicago
ZIP Code: 60606
Phone: 312-875-9447
Johnson Space Center (NASA)

NASA’s Johnson Space Center has served as a hub of human spaceflight activity for more than half a century. It is home to the nation’s astronaut corps, the International Space Station mission operations, the Orion Program, and a host of future space developments. The center plays a pivotal role in enhancing scientific and technological knowledge to benefit all of humankind.

Address: 1601 NASA Road 1
City: Houston
Phone: 281-244-2100
Mercedes-Benz SuperDome

The Mercedes-Benz Superdome is established as a premier destination for every type of event, and the grand structure builds on that legacy continually. From the biggest, most elaborate productions that thrill thousands to memorable intimate gatherings, the Superdome adapts and captivates. Located in the heart of the New Orleans Central Business District, the Superdome is among the most enviable venues in the nation. And with a stunning spot on the New Orleans skyline and its iconic design, the Superdome is one of America’s most recognizable landmarks.

Address: Sugar Bowl Drive
City: New Orleans
ZIP Code: 70112
Phone: 504-587-3822
Gettysburg Battlefield

The Battle of Gettysburg (July 1-3, 1863), which took place near the town of Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, was the largest battle ever conducted in the Western Hemisphere, and is generally considered to be the turning point of the American Civil War.

Address: 97 Taneytown Road
City: Gettysburg
ZIP Code: 17325
Phone: 717-334-1124