Art Institute of Chicago

Leisure Time

Things to Do in Chicago

Find fun things to do in Chicago

Whether you’re in town for work or pleasure, finding interesting things to do in the city is never hard work — and it’s our pleasure to offer suggestions if you’re looking for something special. Our hotel’s near the House of Blues Chicago and City Winery for nightlife, Soldier and Wrigley Fields for sports watching, Michigan Avenue for shopping expeditions, and the Museum of Contemporary Art for a dose of culture, and that’s just the beginning. Here’s just a small sampling of what to see and do while you’re here:

Museums

  • Field Museum
  • Museum of Science and Industry
  • Art Institute of Chicago
  • Adler Planetarium
  • Shedd Aquarium
  • Frank Lloyd Wright Museum

Sports

  • Soldier Field (Chicago Bears)
  • Wrigley Field (Chicago Cubs)
  • US Cellular (Chicago White Sox)
  • United Center (Chicago Blackhawks, Chicago Bulls, Chicago Sky, and Chicago Fire)

Shopping

  • Brooks Brothers
  • Paul Stuart
  • Block 37
  • Daniel George Custom Suits

Entertainment

  • House of Blues Chicago
  • Chicago Theatre
  • Harris Theater
  • Chicago Cultural Center