With so many exciting Chicago activities located near the hotel, it is hard to decide what to do first. Use our list of Top 10 Things to Do to plan your memorable trip to the Windy City. Our prime location near many Chicago attractions ranks us high along all Navy Pier hotels.
201 East Randolph Street
Chicago, IL 60601
The park, located in the heart of the city, hosts hundred of free programs including concerts, tours, exhibitions and family activities during the summer. In the colder months, visit the many architectural aspects of the park including Jay Pritzker Pavilion and Cloud Gate.
600 East Grand Avenue
Chicago, IL 60611
The Navy Pier has it all – shopping, dining, entertainment, Chicago tour boats and cultural exhibitions. The pier stretches for over 50 acres and contains parks, promenades and gardens. With things to do all year long, catch a movie at the IMAX theatre, explore the Chicago Children’s Museum or watch a show at the Pepsi Skyline Stage.
875 North Michigan Avenue
Chicago, IL 60611
Dine in one of the Center’s many restaurants including Lavazza Expression Café, The Signature Room at the 95th and the Cheesecake Factory. With 360 degree views spanning across 4 states – Indiana, Michigan, Wisconsin, and Illinois, no stop to Chicago is complete without visiting the John Hancock Center’s Observatory.
1200 S. Lake Shore Drive
Chicago, IL 60605
The Aquarium is home to over 20,000 animals and approximately 1,500 different species. The Aquarium contains Beluga whales, sea otters and seals and the exotic Pacific Northwest While-sided Dolphins. Dolphin shows are scheduled daily.
South Lake Shore Drive
Chicago, IL 60637
Visit the largest science museum in the western hemisphere, explore various exhibits, tour a World War II Sub and catch a movie at the Omnimax Theatre.
233 South Wacker Drive
Chicago, IL 60606
Formerly known as the Sears Tower, the Willis Tower is a staple of the Chicago skyline and rises 108 stories above the city streets. Visit the Sky Desk and step out on the Ledge’s glass boxes and stare down to the streets over 1,353 feet below.
1410 Museum Campus Drive
Chicago, IL 60605
Home to the Chicago Bears, Soldier Field also hosts many area events. Take a stadium tour and visit the Field, the United Club, Visitors Locker Room and much more. Find out from the people that run the stadium what it takes to keep it operating on a daily basis.
1901 West Madison Street
Chicago, IL 60612
Home to the Chicago Bulls and Blackhawks, the United Center also hosts a variety of concerts and special events. Featuring over seven dining establishments including Ketel One Club, Bar One and Budweiser Select Brew Pub, the United Center is a great place to watch a game, have a beer and enjoy Chicago dining.
2001 North Clark Street
Chicago, IL 60614
FREE and open 365 days a year! Located just minutes north of Chicago, the zoo is great stop for animal lovers. Visitors will be able to see a variety of animals including lions and gorillas and immerse themselves in tropical rainforest, dry-thorn forests and spacious savannas all without leaving Illinois.
1060 West Addison Street
Chicago, IL 60613
Whether or not you have time to catch a Cubs game when in Chicago, Wrigley Field is a must-see. Daily tours of the park are offered for a chance to see what happens behind-the-scenes. During the tour, you have a chance to visit the press box, clubhouse, dugouts and a chance to step out onto the field.