320 North Dearborn Street, Chicago, Illinois 60654 USA
+1 312-744-1900

Area & Activities


An Abundance of Things to Do in Downtown Chicago

From corporate high rises of the Loop, high end shops and boutiques of the Magnificent Mile, to dazzling showrooms of the Chicago Merchandise Mart—guests of The Westin Chicago River North will be blown away by the endless attractions of the Windy City.

We’re located in the heart of the theatre district, overlooking the Chicago River. World-class restaurants, thrilling nightclubs, and famed museums surround the hotel on all sides. A short walk can bring you to Michigan Avenue, Willis Tower, Chicago Theater, and the Civic Opera House. Stroll through Millennium Park—just 10 minutes away—for lake views and vibrant public art like the world-famous “Bean”. The adjacent Grant Park will lead you to the Field Museum and Shedd Aquarium, a must-see for families.

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Hotel Activity Highlights


Family and Children's Activities

0.5 miles

The Escape Game Chicago

Solve mysteries and riddles in a hands-on adventure game.

1.1 miles

Fox in a Box Chicago

Invite the whole family for the ultimate team bonding experience.

3.6 miles

Team vs. Time

Escape reality and solve mental challenges and puzzles.

Local Area & Activity Highlights



House of Blues Chicago

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!

Millennium Park

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.

Navy Pier

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.

Magnificent Mile & State Street Shopping

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.

Macy's Shopping

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 Sports

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.

Local Attractions

Lake Shore Drive/Lake Michigan

0.5 miles from hotel

Harry Caray's Restaurant

33 W Kinzie

0 miles from hotel

Chicago Architecture River Cruise Guided Tour

1.3 miles from hotel

Chicago Crime Tour

1 mile from hotel

Famous Tastes of Chicago Food Tour

2.6 miles from hotel

Chicago Segway Tour

1 mile from hotel

Chicago Theater

0.3 miles from hotel

Navy Pier-IMAX Theater

1.3 miles from hotel

Civic Opera House

0.7 miles from hotel

Goodman Theatre

0.2 miles from hotel

Buddy Guy's Legends

1.2 miles from hotel

Fitness Nearby

0.7 miles

Float Sixty Chicago

  • Cardiovascular Equipment

Spa Nearby

1.4 miles from hotel

Services, Treatments and Amenities

12.2 miles from hotel

Services, Treatments and Amenities

0.7 miles from hotel

Services, Treatments and Amenities

Swimming Nearby

2.3 miles

North Avenue Beach

Area Sightseeing

Chicago Crime Tour

Chicago's underworld on a bus tour

Chicago Crime Tours

Phone: +1 312-888-6224

Chicago Segway Tour

along downtown chicago

City Segway Tours Chicago

Phone: +1 312-819-0186

Chicago Architecture River Cruise Guided Tour

cruise along chicago river

Shoreline Sightseeing

Phone: +1 312-222-9328

Famous Tastes of Chicago Food Tour

local restaurants and shops

Tastebuds Tours

Phone: +1 219-929-6648

More Activities

Boating (2 miles) Bowling (0.1 miles) Jet-skiing (2.3 miles) Jogging/fitness trail (2 miles) Kayaking (0.2 miles) Sailing (2 miles) Volleyball (2 miles) Bike Rentals (0.5 miles)

Local Partners

River North Business Association