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Culture, Architecture, and Fun Things To Do In Chicago

Explore one of the world's most vibrant and captivating cities located on the shores of Lake Michigan. Packed with amazing attractions, an energetic culture, renowned architecture, world-class museums, championship sports teams, and outdoor recreation, Chicago offers fun things to do for the whole family. Holiday Inn Chicago Mart Plaza is ideally situated in the prime River North District at the gateway to all of the exciting attractions in the Windy City. Step out onto the Ledge and discover amazing views of the Windy City from the Willis Tower Skydeck. Ride the Centennial wheel at Navy Pier or expose yourself to incredible paintings, sculpture, and photography at the Art Institute of Chicago. Fall in love with Chicago by touring these not-to-be-missed attractions close by.
Chicago Riverwalk, Illinois

Chicago Riverwalk

Stroll along the famed Chicago Riverwalk and enjoy scenic river views along with some of the best dining, shopping and sightseeing in the city, just moments away from the hotel.
Art on theMART in Chicago

Art on theMART

This stunning public art installation is unmatched in size and scale as it illuminates the 2.5 acre river facade of theMART in the heart of downtown Chicago with captivating art projections.
Navy Pier in Chicago

Navy Pier

Celebrate Chicago's maritime pride at this legendary pier on Lake Michigan. Featuring fun things to do all year long, enjoy waterfront attractions, sightseeing cruises, theater, and the Centennial Wheel.

Willis Tower Skydeck of Chicago

Willis Tower Skydeck

Head up to the 1,353-foot-high Skydeck and take in mind-blowing views from the glass-enclosed hovering glass balconies for a one-of-a-kind sightseeing experience in downtown Chicago.

Soldier Field in Chicago

Soldier Field

Catch the NFL's Chicago Bears score a touchdown, watch your favorite musician rock the arena or take a behind-the-scenes. tour at this legendary stadium in downtown Chicago.

Museum of Science and Industry, Chicago

Museum of Science and Industry

Visit the largest science museum in the US and explore interactive exhibits. Test your skills at the Numbers in Nature Mirror Maze or travel back in time with the Great Train Story and Wright Flyer.
Wrigley Field in Illinois

Wrigley Field

Experience baseball like never before and cheer on the Chicago Cubs as they score a homerun at the oldest ballpark in MLB and one of the Chicago's most cherished attractions.
Lincoln Park Zoo of Chicago

Lincoln Park Zoo

The wildest spot in Chicago, Lincoln Park Zoo highlights a world of wildlife from around the world in exhibits that range from the Regenstein Macaque Forest to the Pritzker Children's Zoo.


The Field Museum in Chicago

The Field Museum

Embark on an awe-inspiring journey spanning 4 billion years. From the world's largest Titanosaur to the exploration of ancient cultures, discover 20 million artifacts that make up our history.

Art Institute of Chicago, Illinois

Art Institute of Chicago

A world-renowned encyclopedic museum with over 300,000 works from renaissance art to pop culture, the Art Institute of Chicago offers a diverse collection of art spanning 5,000 years.

Chicago History Museum of Illinois

Chicago History Museum

Explore Chicago's storied history at this famed museum, located just moments from the hotel, which houses exhibits on the city's culture, famous residents, and historic events.
Millennium Park

Millennium Park

This expansive, beautifully landscaped park and gathering spot in the center of the city is home to iconic art installations, concerts, seasonal events, gardens, and an ice-skating rink.
The Bean

The Bean

Nicknamed The Bean for its unique shape, this sculpture's actual name is Cloud Gate, created by Indian-born British artist Sir Anish Kapoor, and is the centerpiece of Millennium Park.
Music Venues at Chicago

Music Venues

Explore the dynamic range of music and concert venues near our River North hotel, with over 225 venues located throughout Chicago just minutes away.
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