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Experience the Best of Chicago

Dive into all the Windy City has to offer. Set in the heart of one of Chicago’s most vibrant areas, we’re just a short walk away from Millennium Park, the Magnificent Mile and many top attractions. Find out for yourself what makes Chicago such an exciting city, no matter the season. Jazz, world-class art and culture museums, creative cuisine and stunning architecture are just the beginning. As proud Chicagoans, we can’t wait to share our insider knowledge to ensure you have an unforgettable experience.

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Chicago City Guide

Get all the insider tips on Chicago’s must-sees, hidden gems and local favorites with our Chicago city guide. Stroll to contemporary public art, visit our fascinating museums and enjoy groundbreaking theater. Shop the Magnificent Mile and relax in our lush urban parks. There’s always something going on in Chicago.

Downtown Dining

Get a taste of creative and classic Chicago cuisine. Discover dining at Fairmont Chicago, Millennium Park.

Spa & Wellness

Restore your mind-body-spirit balance with a massage, or relax with a rejuvenating mani and pedi or other salon treatment at our downtown Chicago spa.

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Fitness & Movement

Work up a sweat at Fairmont Fitness Studio, our 24-hour downtown Chicago gym and workout center. Enjoy access to state-of-the-art equipment and facilities.

Pools & Beaches

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Lakeshore Sport & Fitness

Our partnership with Lakeshore Sport & Fitness allows guests to obtain day-passes to their facilities, which includes a state-of-the-art lap pool and hot tub.

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Oak Street Beach

Oak Street Beach is a top spot for sunbathing among palm trees in Downtown Chicago. Swim, dine and watch the sun melt over our famous skyscrapers. Rent beachcombers for an easygoing bike ride and take in high-octane pro and amateur volleyball tournaments.

North Avenue Beach

Located in Lincoln Park, this beach is the ideal spot for cycling, gorgeous city views and people-watching. Rent kayaks, jet skis and other water sports equipment. Try outdoor beach yoga or rent paddle boards.

Fairmont Chicago

Columbus Tap

Experience the neighborhood charm and welcoming spirit of Chicago at this quintessential Windy City tap house.

Walking Distance: 1 minute
Field Museum of Chicago

Founded in 1893 for the World’s Fair. Explore over 300,000 square feet of exhibition space.

Walking Distance: 32 minutes
Macy's State Street

The third largest department store in the world, this spectacular building is on the National Historic Register and features a Tiffany ceiling.

Walking Distance: 9 minutes
Oak Street Beach

A top spot for sunbathing, swimming and volleyball, right downtown.

Walking Distance: 29 minutes
North Avenue Beach

An iconic Chicago beach that is great for cycling, city views, and water sports.

Walking Distance: 49 minutes
Lakeshore Sport & Fitness

Our partner sports facility features 120,000 square feet for weights, swimming, indoor climbing, basketball and more.

Walking Distance: 12 minutes
Goodman Theatre

Chicago’s largest and oldest non-profit theater, featuring some of the city’s best-known actors.

Walking Distance: 12 minutes
Chicago Theatre

An icon from 1921, this glamorous theater in the Loop hosts all the greats when they come to Chicago.

Walking Distance: 10 minutes
Joffrey Ballet

A boundary-pushing ballet company synonymous with uncompromising excellence in traditional and modern dance.

Walking Distance: 10 minutes
Lyric Opera of Chicago

Famed for over 75 years, this opera house features one of the world’s best opera companies.

Walking Distance: 23 minutes
Magnificent Mile

Chicago’s world-famous shopping district, featuring a dazzling array of upscale shops, stunning architecture and top dining and attractions.

Walking Distance: 17 minutes
Fashion Outlets of Chicago

Get designer deals for less at this chic outlet center near O’Hare International Airport.

Macy's North State Street

The third largest department store in the world, this spectacular building is on the National Historic Register and features a Tiffany ceiling.

Walking Distance: 9 minutes
Shops at North Bridge

Nordstrom is the anchor store at this four-level shopping area featuring 50 brands and 20 restaurants.

Walking Distance: 13 minutes
Water Tower Place

An anchor on the Magnificent Mile, shop over 100 stores and explore the Chicago Sports Museum and diverse dining options.

Walking Distance: 21 minutes
Grant Park

Known as “Chicago’s Front Yard,” this massive park includes several smaller parks and provides superb views of Chicago’s skyline and plenty of public art.

Walking Distance: 19 minutes
Maggie Daley Park

Featuring winter ice-skating and summer roller skating, this 20-acre park is perfect for family fun and travel selfies.

Walking Distance: 4 minutes
Millennium Park

This combination urban park and public art gallery covers 25 acres and includes the famous Bean sculpture and Lurie Garden.

Walking Distance: 7 minutes
Lurie Garden

Stroll the floating boardwalk and take in stunning skyline views from this tranquil urban garden.

Walking Distance: 7 minutes
Navy Pier

There’s always something happening at Navy Pier, one of Chicago’s top attractions for events and dining.

Walking Distance: 23 minutes
Shedd Aquarium Chicago

Discover the many wonders of this legendary aquarium, including sharks, dolphins and sea otters.

Walking Distance: 31 minutes
Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago

With one of the country’s biggest contemporary art collections, MCA Chicago “champions the new and unexpected.”

Walking Distance: 20 minutes
Field Museum of Chicago
Walking Distance: 32 minutes
Art Institute of Chicago

Chicago’s most revered and well-known art institution, famous for its 300,000 works.

Walking Distance: 9 minutes
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