Whether visiting the “Windy City” with family, for business or on a romantic getaway, travelers find much to love about Chicago. From amazing hotels and peerless dining to one of the nation’s foremost museum scenes, this vibrant city offers a rich mix of historic charm and modern splendor.
There are so many different ways to explore Chicago. Active visitors can rent bikes and Segways or just enjoy a jog along the lakefront. Looking for a more relaxing way to see the sites? Take a Chicago River boat tour or hop aboard a double-decker bus. If you’d rather walk, many of Chicago’s streets are lined with beautifully manicured planters and flowerbeds.
There are plenty of diversions to keep the travelers busy and entertained. Do shopping along Michigan Avenue, check out Navy Pier, the Midwest’s top tourist attraction, or catch an afternoon Cubs game within Wrigley Field’s ivy-walled confines. There’s also the Shedd Aquarium, Adler Planetarium and Lincoln Park Zoo, as well as great public green spaces like Millennium Park.
For more grownup diversions, Chicago’s nightlife includes hundreds of upscale, romantic restaurants along with trendy bars and topnotch live blues clubs, most of which are a short cab ride from Chicago’s best hotels.