Experiences Along the Chicago River


Discover a city like no other when you stay at The Westin Chicago River North. Take a stroll alongside the Chicago River, or walk up and down the famed Magnificent Mile and admire the beautiful architecture, fine shops and delicious restaurants. Our vibrant hotel location near the River North neighborhood places you moments from the Chicago Theatre District, which offers everything from musicals to comedies to heart-wrenching dramas. It's easy to explore art, history and culture in Chicago with our hotel's close proximity to some of the best museums in the U.S. Explore the Museum of Science and Industry and open your heart to touching, artistic endeavors at the Art Institute of Chicago. Expand your perspective at the Museum of Contemporary Art and learn from the past at the Field Museum, Chicago's natural history museum. If your favorite team is in town, world-famous Wrigley Field awaits just minutes from our hotel.

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Local Area & Activites

Few music venues are as well-known as House of Blues Chicago - and our hotel is right across the street from the action. Step out of The Westin Chicago River North and experience one of the countless annual concerts hosted at House of Blues - or venture to one of the many other great nightclubs here in the heart of downtown Chicago, IL. Park your car with us for $72 per night - and enjoy an exciting evening out on the town!

If you ask Chicago natives about fun things to do in the city, visiting Millennium Park is almost always at the top of their list. Home to some of the city’s most famous landmarks, Millennium Park is a wonderful place to spend an afternoon; highlights include the infamous sculpture The Bean, Pritzker Pavilion, which hosts many outdoor concerts, and the interesting Crown fountain. In the winter months, enjoy ice skating at the McCormick Tribune Plaza ice rink.

Downtown Chicago’s #1 tourist attraction has been a landmark in the city for over a century. Attractions on Navy Pier include sightseeing tours, Pier Park (featuring the Navy Pier Ferris Wheel), Chicago Children's Museum, and an IMAX theater. Navy Pier is open all year long, except on Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day.

Located in the heart of downtown Chicago, the Magnificent Mile and State Street are known for their world-class shopping. Iconic destinations include The Shops at North Bridge, Water Tower Place, and Macy's on State Street.

Experience the magic of Macy's on your next stay at The Westin Chicago River North. Just a short walk to the historic Macy's on State Street and Water Tower Place you will discover springs latest fashion trends. Explore our Macy's shopping package on your next stay.

Chicago is home to some of the oldest and most famous sports teams in the nation, providing year-round entertainment. Be sure to grab a ticket and enjoy one of the amazing sports venues in downtown Chicago during your visit.