Welcome to Chicago
Discover the Best of the Windy City
The city is home to the Midwest’s number-one attraction, Navy Pier, plus quite a few other landmarks as well. Chicago has some of the United States' most iconic buildings as well as a world-class art collection. Whether you’re a sports fan, a keen foodie, a theatre buff, or a black-belt shopper out to conquer the Magnificent Mile, you’ll find plenty of what you’re looking for here in the Windy City. Fitting as much as you can into your visit is all part of the fun.
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Key Area Attractions
Located just two blocks east of Loews Chicago Hotel, Navy Pier offers fun for the whole family. Take in a bird’s eye view of the city from the Centennial Wheel, explore the skyline on a boat tour, enjoy dining, entertainment, and more. During the summer, Navy Pier has fireworks on Wednesday and Saturday nights.
The Magnificent Mile
Just steps from Loews Chicago Hotel, visit the Magnificent Mile, famous for its shopping. From local to luxe, there’s something for everyone on the Magnificent Mile.
Enjoy the city from a new perspective. The 1.25 mile long Chicago Riverwalk includes four distinct areas: The Confluence, The Arcade, The Civic, and the Esplanade. Whether taking in the sights, exploring via a river cruise or a kayak or enjoying a bite to eat and enjoying the views, the Chicago Riverwalk is a must-do attraction while in Chicago.
Grant Park, Maggie Daley Park, and Millennium Park
Located in the Loop between Michigan Avenue and Lake Michigan, Grant Park offers over 312 acres of public park space. It includes Millennium Park, Maggie Daley Park, Buckingham Fountain, Cloud Gate, the Art Institute of Chicago, and Museum Campus. From enjoying a stroll through the park and gardens to family fun at Maggie Daley Park, concerts in the summer, and ice skating in the winter, there’s a lot to see and do in Grant Park when visiting Chicago.
What to do near Loews Chicago Hotel this summer:
- Chicago Gospel Music Experience (Jay Pritzker Pavilion): June 4
- Chicago Blues Festival (citywide and in Millennium Park): June 9–12
- Taste of Chicago (citywide including Grant Park): Saturdays, June 11, 18, 25 (neighborhood Taste pop-ups) and July 8–10 (a bite-sized Taste in Grant Park)
- Chicago Air and Water Show (North Avenue Beach and along the Lakefront): August 20, 21 from 10am – 2pm
- Year of Chicago Dance Showcase (Jay Pritzker Pavilion): August 27