Things To Do In Chicago
Whether your stay at The Westin Michigan Avenue is for business or pleasure, there are so many things to do in Chicago. Our hotel is located on the Magnificent Mile offering endless things to do in Chicago with shopping, dining, architecture and entertainment options within blocks of the hotel. From designer boutiques, to specialty shops and iconic department stores, Michigan Avenue shopping is a truly memorable experience. Experience all the things to do in Chicago - enjoy:
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Oak Street Beach
During the warmer summer months, relax on the beach and take a dip in Lake Michigan at Oak Street Beach. Located just one block from the hotel, it's a short walk to a sandy beach. This beach offers an amazing experience with activites such as volleyball, water rentals, and swimming access. Plus with stunning city view, it makes for a unique and unforgettable beach atmosphere.
Chicago Sports Museum
Chicago's newest attraction is located just one block from the hotel, in Water Tower Place. The museum provides a perfect outing for all ages by combining hi-tech interactive experiences—including skill challenges and simulated experiences—with unique sports memorabilia and an impressive collection of game-used treasures and other artifacts.
Magnificent Mile Shopping
The Magnificent Mile or often referred to as “The Mag Mile” is a prestigious area in the heart of Downtown Chicago and is known for its world-class shopping. From upscale department stores to luxury retailers The Mag Mile features many iconic Chicago shopping destinations including 900 N Michigan Shops and Water Tower Place.
Family Friendly Activities
Downtown Chicago has endless family friendly activities for you and your loved ones to explore. Renowned comedy club Second City is a short distance away, the Lincoln Park Zoo (admission is free!), and the Contemporary Art Museum is steps away from our door. Other nearby things to do in Chicago include Navy Pier, famous Garrett's Popcorn and Sprinkles Cupcakes (a Chicago favorite and home to an innovative cupcake 'ATM')
The LEGO® Store Chicago
The LEGO® Store on downtown Chicago's Michigan Avenue is located on the second floor of Water Tower Place and is a short walk from our hotel. Explore the wonder and possibilities when you visit The LEGO® Store on your next stay.
American Girl Place® Chicago
Make your favorite girl's dream come true and plan an American Girl experience she will never forget. Located only steps from the store's front door discover why American Girl Place® Chicago is more than just a store - it's a place for imaginations to soar.
Rush Street is an iconic one-way street famous in Downtown Chicago for its high-end restaurants and nightlife. From Chicago style pizza to exclusive steakhouses Rush Street offers some of the best dining options in the city. Rush Street is a short two blocks from our hotel, be sure to visit on your next stay with us.
Chicago City Tours
Looking to learn more about the Windy City and its history? Chicago offers a wide variety of city tours giving you a glimpse into the history and architecture that makes up the Downtown area. With information and pick-up locations in front of the hotel, simply ask the concierge for more information and begin exploring.