Activities

Ten Pin Bowling

10pin Bowling Lounge redefines bowling by combining a classic and retro sport with an upscale lounge and dining experience.

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Chicago Bulls Game

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Second City Comedy Show

Over 50 years of funny!

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Lincoln Lodge Comedy Show

The Nation's Longest Running Independent Comedy Showcase

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Christkindlmarket Chicago

Chicagoland's favorite holiday tradition since 1996.

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Attractions

Art on the Mart

This unique, long-term, public art installation is unprecedented in scale, illuminating the over 2.5 acre river façade of theMART in downtown Chicago and transforming its urban context.

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Chicago Lakefront Trail

Chicago’s 18-mile Lakefront Trail welcomes residents and visitors from around the City.

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Millennium Park

Discover a state-of-the-art collection of architecture, landscape design and art that provide the backdrop for hundreds of free cultural programs including concerts, exhibitions, tours, and family activities.

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Navy Pier

Navy Pier is the People’s Pier, Chicago’s lakefront treasure, welcoming all and offering dynamic and eclectic experiences through partnerships and programs that inspire discovery and wonder.

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Alder Planetarium

The mission of the Adler Planetarium is to inspire exploration and understanding of our Universe.

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Willis Tower Skydeck

Step outside the tallest building in the Western Hemisphere. At 1,353 feet in the air, the Ledge’s glass boxes extend out 4.3 feet from the Skydeck.

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Chicago Riverwalk

Since its opening, the Riverwalk has been a bustling hub of activity, offering a variety of venues and spaces for residents and visitors to eat, drink and play.

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Grant Park

Proudly referred to as "Chicago's Front Yard," Grant Park is a 319-acre public park located in Chicago’s central business district in the Loop Community area.

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Cocktails

Three Dots and a Dash

Surrender all your cares and let Three Dots and a Dash whisk you away onto a rum-soaked tropical excursion.

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Redhead Piano Bar

Tucked into a basement-level space off bustling Ontario Street, The Redhead offers nightly live piano music.

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Fitness

Barre Code - Rive North

The Barre Code is a comprehensive full-body fitness program designed for women across the country to find their ’strong.’

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Soul Cycle - The Loop

SoulCycle is a 45-minute indoor cycling class that features high-intensity cardio, muscle-sculpting strength training, and rhythm-based choreography.

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Shred415

athletic environment where people of all fitness levels can come together to reach their goals.

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River North Crossfit

River North CrossFit is the original CrossFit gym in downtown Chicago.

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Pilates ProWorks

Pilates ProWorks was founded in 2009 in San Francisco by husband and wife team, Oscar Sanin and Taylor Carter.

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FlyWheel

We're passionate about working hard, playing hard, and crushing it. In fitness and in life.

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Barry's Bootcamp

Barry’s isn’t a fitness trend. It’s science. And it works. It’s the original results driven workout that is as challenging as it is fun.

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Air Fit

AIR® is the leading Aerial Fitness Training program in the world.

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Food

Eataly Chicago

The idea is simple: to gather under one roof high-quality food at sustainable and reasonable prices for ALL, celebrate Italian biodiversity, and create an informal, natural, and simple place to eat, shop, and learn.

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Lettuce Entertain You

On earth since June, 1971, Lettuce Entertain You has unveiled a plethora of restaurants across the country. From burger joints to fine dining, Michelin-starred restaurants, our company is diverse, ever-evolving and imaginative.

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Hogsalt Restaurant Group

Collection of restaraunts.

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Grand Lux Cafe

A World of Food Awaits® at Grand Lux Cafe, where internationally inspired cuisine is served in an elegant but relaxed setting.

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Kanela Breakfast Group

Kanela [kuh-nel-uh] brings a local, organic, and flavorful approach to a Greek-infused American breakfast + lunch.

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The Purple Pig

EXPERIENCE THE EXQUISITE CUISINE OF JAMES BEARD, RISING STAR CHEF 2014 – JIMMY BANNOS JR.

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Beatrix

Beatrix is a neighborhood coffeehouse, restaurant and meeting place

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Rick Bayless

When we opened our first restaurant, Frontera Grill, in 1987, the thought that we might someday have a churros shop on the corner—or a tortas shop at O’Hare!—never crossed our minds. But as opportuntities to feed people popped up over the past couple decades, we’ve taken them, because Mexican food is an all-day affair—strong coffee (or chocolate) with some huevos on Wednesday morning, seven perfect courses at Topolo on Saturday night.

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Gino's East

Gino’s East Chicago-style deep dish is made the same way it was 50 years ago. We start with our signature, secret-recipe dough and top it with mounds of mozzarella cheese, fresh toppings, and our tangy tomato sauce. Our pies are slowly baked in seasoned cast iron pans until the crust is golden and flaky, then we serve it table-side, piping hot, right out of the pan.

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Tavern on Rush

Tavern On Rush is an upscale, contemporary American Steakhouse offering an extensive menu of Classic American fare, including only the finest USDA prime aged steaks and chops, fresh fish and seafood and unique daily specials.

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Cindy's Rooftop

THE JEWEL IN THE CROWN OF THE CHICAGO ATHLETIC ASSOCIATION HOTEL, CINDY'S IS OUR ROOFTOP RESTAURANT AND OPEN-AIR TERRACE WITH PANORAMIC VIEWS OF MILLENNIUM PARK, THE ART INSTITUTE, LAKE MICHIGAN, AND BEYOND.

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The J.Parker Rooftop

Sitting proudly above the Hotel Lincoln, the J. Parker offers the most spectacular views in all of Chicago. As you sip on one of our signature cocktails, enjoy the unobstructed water views from one of the lounges 140 outside seats, or 55 seats inside. The J. Parker is a perfect space for private events, a pre-dinner cocktail, or a night on the town.

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Lou Malnati's

Considered the oldest family name in Chicago pizza, Lou Malnati's is as rich in history as its pizza is in flavor.

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Giordano's

The recipe for Giordano’s now-famous stuffed pizza is one that has evolved over 200 years.

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Boka Restaurant Group

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Grocery Stores

Whole Foods

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Trader Joes

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Jewel Osco

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Museums

Field Museum

The Field Museum fuels a journey of discovery across time to enable solutions for a brighter future rich in nature and culture.

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Museum of Science and Industry

One of the largest science museums in the world, MSI has both an illustrious history and a focus on the future of science and science education.

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Art Institute of Chicago

Founded in 1879, the Art Institute of Chicago is one of the world’s major museums, housing an extraordinary collection of objects from across places, cultures, and time. We are also a place of active learning for all—dedicated to investigation, innovation, education, and dialogue—continually aspiring to greater public service and civic engagement.

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Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago

The MCA is an artist-activated and audience-engaged contemporary art museum. We generate art, ideas, and conversation around the creative process. We are a cultural leader of local necessity and international distinction.

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Chicago History Museum

Chicago’s Oldest Cultural Institution.

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Shedd Aquarium

Every year Shedd Aquarium welcomes 2 million guests for unforgettable encounters with belugas and bluegills, stingrays and sturgeons, sea otters and a sea turtle—and so many more animals from aquatic environments around the world.

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Chicago Sports Museum

The Chicago Sports Museum offers a highly interactive experience for visitors to explore the legends and lore of Chicago sports. It combines hi-tech interactive experiences—including skill challenges and simulated experiences—with unique sports memorabilia ​(think Sammy Sosa’s corked bat), and an impressive collection of game-used treasures and other artifacts. Guests receive complimentary admission with a $10 minimum purchase at Harry Caray’s 7th Inning Stretch, the museum’s neighboring restaurant and ultimate destination for Chicago sports fans.

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Shopping

Water Tower Place

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900 N Michigan Shops

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Theater

Hamilton

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The Nutcracker

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Tours

Tastebud Food Tour

Join Us for a Taste of the Windy City

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Chicago Trolley & Double Decker Bus Tour

We’re proud to provide classic and festive transportation for both travelers and locals.

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Big Bus Tours

Elevate your visit to Chicago with Big Bus Tours.

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Travel

CTA

Elevate your visit to Chicago with Big Bus Tours.

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