Whether you’re headed to Chicago for business or to escape from every day cares, make the most of your time in the windy city when you stay at an IHG property. From beautiful Lake Michigan to stunning skyscrapers and an unrivaled nightlife, Chicago is the premiere destination for culture, food, sports and fun. Let our highly knowledgeable staff guide you through your time here, so you can sit back, relax and enjoy the ride.
From convenient hotels next to Chicago O’Hare to luxurious hotels right in the heart of Chicago, we have an accommodation option to suit every need. If you’re looking for the best shopping in the world and easy access to the hottest tourist sites, try one of our fully equipped Chicago hotels on the Magnificent Mile. Stretching from Michigan Avenue to the North Side, this famous stretch has all of the department stores, boutiques and upscale restaurants you crave, with landmarks like the Wrigley building and the John Hancock building along the way. Or, for the height of luxury, choose one of our Gold Coast hotels and find yourself shopping up a storm on Oak Street’s exclusive Boutique Row.
Our Chicago hotel guests are known for their unique ability to balance work and play. After scanning a few documents in our business center or working out in one of our state of the art fitness centers, head out into the city for a full day of exploration. Get a great orientation to the city and an eyeful of architectural prowess when you take an architectural boat tour from one end of Chicago to the next. Your camera won’t stop clicking as you learn all about how Chicago came to be world leader it is...and where it’s headed next.
If that’s not enough architecture to suit you, take the train to the Frank Lloyd Wright Home and Museum in Oak Park and pay homage to the man who revolutionized the world of architecture.
Can’t get enough of museums? Chicago’s museums are among the best in the world. Explore the wonders of the universe at the Adler Planetarium. Learn about how the world works as you stroll through one information-packed exhibit in the Field Museum after the next. Wave hello to the sea life as you wade through the Shedd Aquarium. All of these must-do adventures are located on Chicago’s gorgeous Lake Shore Drive, which is sure to take your breath away.
If you’re a true lover of art, experience exhibitions like no other when you visit the the Chicago Art Institute. From classic paintings to startling contemporary exhibitions, you’ll be awed by even the most unassuming works of art featured throughout the Institute in the most unexpected places. Or head off the beaten track and explore any one of Chicago’s many smaller galleries, featuring artists in all phases of their careers.
For good, old-fashioned fun, take a stroll down to the Navy Pier. From carnival games to a Ferris wheel to a beer garden, there’s plenty to do for both you and the kids. Top the day off with a look through the Lincoln Park Zoo and see who in the family can spot the most animals in the trees. Head to Millenium Park to play in the fountains and take a photo of your reflection in the Bean. Or catch a game with the Cubs, White Sox, Bulls or Bears and learn why Chicago teams are so fun to root for.
After a long day spent touring, kick up your heels at the world class Chicago Symphony or Philharmonic. Explore all Chicago’s restaurants have to offer, from exclusive fine dining to off-beat eateries. If comedy is more your style, look no further than the star-making Second City, with nightly performances that will have you rolling in your seats. If it’s the blues you crave, Chicago is happy to oblige, with more blues bars to explore than there is time in the night. For a lighter feel, explore the bars and clubs of Rush Street, or listen for music and laughter streaming out of any one of Chicago’s famous dueling piano bars.
No matter what your tastes, the windy city has a little something to please all who visit -- just like the full range of our hotels in Chicago, which are sure to provide you with the relaxing stay you deserve. Book with us today for an experience like no other.