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Things to do at Lake Michigan: Chicago’s Best Beaches

Things to do at Lake Michigan: Chicago’s Best Beaches

Chicago hosts thousands of tourists each year, each one visiting for his or her own unique reason. The Windy City attracts sports fans, foodies, shoppers, museumgoers, music fans, and general tourists looking to experience one of the most exciting and bustling cities in America. And Chicago is just that. With so much to offer both […]

How to Maximize your Stay at a Chicago Hotel near Lake Michigan

Chicago is a city made up of many different and distinct neighborhoods, each of which has something special to offer those living or visiting them. From Lincoln Park and Wrigley Ville to downtown and The Loop, every part of The Windy City has a very different feel. While slightly biased, those of us who work […]

Five Great Museum Trips Near our Hotel

Rich history meets a healthy dash of modern design across Chicago’s impressive cityscape. It’s no wonder that the “Windy City” saw over 55 million tourists in 2017 alone. If you are intent on a journey to this remarkable slice of Americana for the first time or for the fiftieth, there’s always a reason to explore […]

The University of Chicago

The University of Chicago The University of Chicago is just 5 Minutes Away… The Chicago Lake Shore Hotel is the second closest hotel to the campus and the university hospital.  The Chicago Lake Shore Hotel is just 5 minutes from the university and our guests can enjoy a complimentary shuttle to the campus throughout the day. Thousands […]

Museum of Science & Industry

Museum of Science and Industry The Largest Science Center in the Western Hemisphere The Museum of Science and Industry is one of Chicago’s most popular museum and it’s just 5 minutes from the Chicago Lake Shore Hotel. The hotel offers a free scheduled shuttle to the museum throughout the day. You are also within two […]

Millenium Park

The second most popular attraction in Illinois Millennium Park offers a variety of architecture, landscape, design and art as a backdrop for many free cultural programs including free concerts, exhibitions, tours, and family activities. Thousands of guests visit the ever-popular Bean Sculpture each day. The Crown fountain offers an opportunity to splash in some cool […]

Chicago White Sox

Guaranteed Rate Field, you won’t even have to fight traffic to the game! People from all over Chicago travel to Guaranteed Rate Field to watch the White Sox play. Many parking lots are near the stadium and the CTA red line train makes a stop at Sox/35th, providing public transportation to the stadium. Once inside […]

The Adler Planetarium

Adler Built the First Planetarium in the Western Hemisphere The Adler Planetarium is located on the northeast tip of Northerly Island. It sits alongside the Field Museum and the Shedd Aquarium in Chicago’s Museum Campus. The Adler’s mission is to inspire exploration and an understanding of the universe. The Grainger Sky Theater offers the most immersive, […]

57th St Beach

57th Street Beach How many big cities have beaches? The 57th Street Beach and Promontory Point are less than 2 miles away from our hotel. The beach is directly across from the Museum of Science and Industry. The beach has a concession stand, a life guard and bathrooms. Promontory Point is a man-made peninsula that […]