Things To Do

Explore Chicago Like a Local

Looking for some of the best places to eat, drink and visit while here in Chicago? No need to look any further. Explore our list of top choices on where to go and how to get there!

Restaurants & Bars

  • Land & Lake Kitchen

    81 E Wacker Drive, Chicago, IL 60601

    An industrial-chic restaurant and bar with a patio serving American classics on the ground floor of LondonHouse Hotel.

  • Stan's Donuts

    181 N Michigan Avenue, Chicago, IL 60601

    A donut and coffee shop serving made-from-scratch donuts daily.

    Insider tip: Try their signature “Chocolate Lightning”

  • Starbucks Reserve - Chicago Roastery

    646 Michigan Avenue, Chicago, IL 60611

    The world's largest Starbucks combines the art and craft of coffee in an immersive and thoughtfully designed environment.

    Insider tip: Treat yourself to a Starbucks signature cocktail on the 4th floor.

  • Beatrix

    519 N Clark Street, Chicago, IL 60654

    Healthy meets delicious at this neighborhood coffeehouse, restaurant and meeting place.


  • Magnificent Mile

    N Michigan Avenue, Chicago, IL 60611

    One of the most famous shopping areas in the world — featuring more than 450 retailers, including flagship experiences, international designers and more.

    Insider tip: Visit Water Tower Place, where you will find floors upon floors of only-in-Chicago stores.

  • Millenium Park

    201 E Randolph Street, Chicago, IL 60601

    Be greeted with immersive outdoor art pieces, fountains, free events and plenty of green space at this lakefront attraction.

    Insider tip: Take a selfie with The Bean.

  • Riverwalk

    E Wacker Dr, Chicago, IL 60601

    A scenic 1.25 mile walking path that stretches from Lake Michigan to Lake street.

  • Navy Pier

    600 E Grand Avenue, Chicago, IL 60611

    Fifty acres of Chicago’s diverse arts, attractions and experiences.

    Insider tip: Soar to new heights on the iconic Centennial Wheel!

  • 360 Chicago Observation Deck

    875 N Michigan Ave 94th Floor, Chicago, IL 60611

    Breathtaking views from a 1,000-foot observation deck.

    Insider tip: Experience TILT, one of the country's highest thrill rides.