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Discover Chicago attractions just outside our Magnificent Mile hotel.

A hub of culture and entertainment, and home to magnificent feats of architecture and design, Chicago offers a tempting itinerary for the entire family. From shopping at Water Tower Place along The Magnificent Mile, to riding the famous Centennial Wheel at Navy Pier, you'll discover what makes the Windy City a tourist favorite. 

Adler Planetarium

Address: 1300 S Lake Shore Dr, Chicago, IL 60605
Contact:
(312) 922-7827 | Website

Art Institute of Chicago

Here you’ll find one of the world's largest and finest collections of French Impressionist and Post-Impressionist paintings. Works by El Greco, Rembrandt, Picasso, Dali, Renoir, Van Gogh, Seurat and Monet are displayed. The modern wing, designed by Renzo Piano, is an architectural work of art in itself, allowing the Institute to showcase even more of its modern and contemporary collection.

Address: 111 South Michigan Avenue, Chicago, Illinois 60603-6404.
Contact:
(312) 443-3600 | Website

Field Museum

Primarily an outgrowth of the World’s Columbian Exposition, held in Chicago in 1893, the museum offers educational and scientific programs, as well as extensive scientific specimen and artifact collections.

Address: 1400 S. Lake Shore DriveChicagoIL 60605-2496.
Contact:
(312) 922-9410 | Website

John Shedd Aquarium

The world’s largest indoor aquarium features 4,500 underwater creatures (representing 500 species) housed in six freshwater and saltwater tanks.

Address: 1200 S Lake Shore Dr, Chicago, IL 60605.
Contact:
(312) 939-2438 | Website

Lincoln Park Conservatory

Designed to showcase exotic plants and grow the thousands needed for Chicago’s parks, the conservatory is lush year-round.

Address: 2391 N Stockton Dr, Chicago, IL 60614.
Contact: (312) 742-7736 | Website

Museum of Contemporary Art

Just next to our hotel, the museum documents contemporary visual culture through painting, sculpture, photography, video, film and performance. It also houses a 300-seat theater, Wolfgang Puck café and terraced sculpture garden with a panoramic view of Lake Michigan.

Address: 220 E Chicago Ave, Chicago, IL 60611.
Contact:
(312) 280-2660 | Website

Museum of Science + Industry

The largest science museum in the Western Hemisphere features diverse and expansive exhibits with a full-size replica coal mine, German submarine captured during World War II and the Apollo 8 spacecraft that carried the first humans to orbit the moon.

Address: 57th Street and Lake Shore Drive, Chicago, IL, 60637.
Contact:
(773) 684-1414 | Website


Historic Water Tower

The old Water Tower and Chicago Avenue Pumping Station are the only public buildings to survive in the area destroyed by the Fire of 1871. Both buildings have come to symbolize Chicago's fierce drive to continue, and serve as rare monuments to the 19th century.

Address: 806 N. Michigan Ave., Chicago, IL 60611
Contact:
(312) 742-0808 | Website

John Hancock Center

Located across the street from our hotel, one of Chicago’s tallest buildings houses a variety of attractions, including 360 CHICAGO and the TILT!, which gives guests a new perspective on the city. Enjoy an excellent view of Lake Michigan, the city skyline and, on a clear day, four different states.

Address: 875 N Michigan Ave, Chicago, IL 60611.
Contact:
(312) 751-3680

Millennium Park

Highlights at this downtown Chicago public space include the Crown Fountain and Anish Kapoor’s Cloud Gate sculpture, known as “The Bean.”

Address: 201 E Randolph St Chicago, IL 60602.
Contact:
(312) 742-1168 | Website

Willis Tower

The former Sears Tower is currently the third-tallest building in the world and offers the best views in the city: into four states and out 50 miles on a clear day. Step onto the glass-bottomed "Ledge" and take in the view from 103 stories above the city.

Address: 233 S Wacker Dr, Chicago, IL 60606.
Contact:
(312) 782-5570 | Website

Lincoln Park Zoo

A free, family-oriented wildlife experience in the heart of Chicago, the zoo operates one of the most significant zoo-based conservation and science programs in the country.

Address: 2001 N Clark St, Chicago, IL 60614.
Contact:
(312) 742-2000 | Website

Navy Pier

Located in the Streeterville neighborhood, Navy Pier is the place where locals and tourists alike come together to enjoy the fun and beauty of a day on Lake Michigan. Don’t miss the summer fireworks, Children’s Museum, Shakespeare Theater or famous Ferris Wheel.

Address: 600 E Grand Ave, Chicago, IL 60611.
Contact:
(312) 595-7437 | Website

Northerly Island

Address: 1521 S Lynn White Dr, Chicago, IL 60605.
Contact:
(312) 745-2910 | Website

Chicago River and Lake Tours

Take in the picturesque views of the Chicago skyline and learn more about Chicago’s architectural history with one of the Chicago river and lake tours. Our Concierge is happy to assist in planning your next water adventure.

Parks

  • Grant Park
  • Millenium Park
  • Jackson Park
  • Lincoln Park

Magnificent Mile Shopping

Stores such as Bloomingdale's, Cartier, Chanel, Gucci, Neiman Marcus, Ralph Lauren, Saks Fifth Avenue and Tiffany & Co fill this glittering stretch of shopping on Michigan Avenue.

Address: 625 N Michigan Ave, Chicago, IL 60611.
Contact:
(312) 642-3570 | Website

Water Tower Place

Indulge in brand you love at the ultimate destination for shopping located in our same building. Also enjoy a variety of dining and entertainment options.

Address: 835 N Michigan Ave, Chicago, IL 60611.
Contact:
(312) 440-3166 | Website

Oak Street Shopping

Address: E Bellevue Pl, Chicago, IL 60611
Website

Soldier Field

The home field for the Chicago Bears NFL football team, Soldier Field is one of Chicago's most famous landmarks. It is home to numerous events and concerts during the year.

Address: 1410 S Museum Campus Dr, Chicago, IL 60605.
Contact:
(312) 235-7000 | Website

United Center

The official home of Chicago Bulls NBA basketball team and the Stanley Cup Champion Chicago Blackhawks NHL hockey. The United Center also hosts more than 200 annual events and concerts, which in the past have included performances from The Rolling Stones, Eric Clapton and Bruce Springsteen, as well as college basketball tournaments, Disney on Ice and visits from the Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus.

Address: 1901 W Madison St, Chicago, IL 60612.
Contact:
(312) 455-4500 | Website

Guaranteed Rate Field

From the Party Deck and the XFINITY Fundamentals area to the Home Plate Club and Club Level, Guaranteed Rate Field has a lot to offer Chicago White Sox fans.

Address: 333 W 35th St, Chicago, IL 60616.
Contact:
(312) 674-1000 | Website

Wrigley Field

A Chicago landmark since 1914, this classic ballpark—the second-oldest in the nation—is a monument to America's national pastime: baseball. The field is home to the famed Chicago Cubs. See our concierge about tickets and box seats.

Address: 1060 W Addison St, Chicago, IL 60613.
Contact:
(773) 404-2827 | Website

Festivals

Summer

  • Chicago Air and Water Show
  • Chicago Blues Festival
  • Chicago Fashion Fest
  • Chicago Food Social (Food Truck Festival)
  • Chicago Jazz Festival
  • Chicago Pride Festival
  • Chicago Pride Parade
  • Chicago SummerDance
  • Grant Park Music Festival
  • Green City Market
  • Lollapalooza (Music Festival)
  • Lurie Gardens Tours at the Millennium Park
  • Movies in the Parks
  • Randolph Street Market Festival
  • Rock and Roll Running Festival (Half Marathon)
  • Target Family Fun Festival
  • Taste of Lincoln Avenue
  • Taste of Randolph Street (Food and Music Festival)
  • Wells Street Art Festival
  • Wrigleyville Summerfest

Fall

  • Berghoff Oktoberfest
  • Chicago Gourmet
  • Chicago International Film Festival
  • Chicago Marathon
  • Thanksgiving Day Parade

Winter

  • Christkindlmarket (Traditional German Market)
  • Magnificent Mile Lights Festival
  • Millenium Park Stating Rink
  • New Year's Eve Celebrations
  • Winter Wonderfest at Navy Pier
  • Zoolights at Lincoln Park Zoo