Attractions & Activities

Aerial view of baseball field with patrons at night near Hotel Chicago Downtown, Autograph Collection

US Cellular Field

US Cellular Field is home to Chicago’s “other” MLB team, the Chicago White Sox. There’s no better place to spend a summer’s afternoon!

Hockey players on ice hitting puck near Hotel Chicago Downtown, Autograph Collection

United Center

Home of the Chicago Bulls and the Chicago Blackhawks, the United Center is the perfect place to spend a night cheering on your favorite team. The United Center is also a popular concert and entertainment venue – check our calendar for upcoming events and shows.

Black and white picture of chicago city and river near Hotel Chicago Downtown, Autograph Collection

Chicago Haunting Tours

One of our favorite things to do in Chicago? A spooky evening activity. Don’t miss Chicago Haunting Tours’ fully narrated, historically based ghost and paranormal tours to haunted locations throughout Chicago.

Aerial shot of sports stadium in front of buildings near Hotel Chicago Downtown, Autograph Collection

Soldier Field

Come fall, there’s no better place to be than Soldier Field, home of the legendary Chicago Bears. Don’t miss a visit to this famed NFL stadium on your next trip to Chicago.

A baseball on white line in dirt near Hotel Chicago Downtown, Autograph Collection

Wrigley Field

Don’t miss your chance to visit one of the most well-known Chicago attractions, Wrigley Field. If you can, get tickets to see our beloved team – the Chicago Cubs, one of the city’s two MLB teams.

Chicago river at night with boats and lights on near Hotel Chicago Downtown, Autograph Collection

Chicago River Cruises

Discover the best way to see the architectural wonders of the city and the people who designed and built them – on a boat tour of Chicago led by expert docents.

Chicago trolley on street with people in crosswalk near Hotel Chicago Downtown, Autograph Collection

Chicago Trolley

Hop on and hop off as you experience Chicago tourist-style with fun and knowledgeable tour guides. A Chicago Trolley tour is a must experience during your visit to our boutique hotel.

Meerkats on top of brown rock looking up near Hotel Chicago Downtown, Autograph Collection

Lincoln Park Zoo

One of the oldest zoos in America, the Lincoln Park Zoo is the only “free to the public” zoo remaining in the country. See all your favorite animals and catch a concert too – the zoo is a popular downtown location for evening summertime events as well.

People sitting on green lawn in front of white brick building at Hotel Chicago Downtown, Autograph Collection

Shedd Aquarium

At the edge of the water, see a myriad of marine life gathered here for you to engage and inspire, entertain and inform. Shedd Aquarium is one of the most popular attractions in downtown Chicago.

Park with metal structure overlooking chicago buildings near Hotel Chicago Downtown, Autograph Collection

Millennium Park

A visit to Chicago is not complete without seeing Cloud Gate, attending a concert, wandering through the garden and splashing in the remarkable Crown Fountain at Millennium Park,  one of downtown most iconic attractions.

Tall buildings with lights on them in front of water under night sky near Hotel Chicago Downtown, Autograph Collection

Skydeck at Willis Park

Step out into a glass box 1,353 feet in the air, if you dare. Stepping on to the Skydeck at Willis Park isn’t an activity for the faint of heart.  Willis Tower is the tallest building in the western hemisphere. Do you have what it takes?

Chicago Skyline with buildings in front of water and boats near Hotel Chicago Downtown, Autograph Collection

Navy Pier

A leading international theater company, audiences are delighted with works from Shakespeare as well as other great playwrights on historic Navy Pier. Don’t miss this exciting attraction just minutes from Hotel Chicago.

Chicago theater marquee near Hotel Chicago Downtown, Autograph Collection

Chicago Theater

The Chicago Theater is a landmark luxury building originally built during the Prohibition era in Chicago’s Loop neighborhood. The National Register of Historic Places building today is a popular performing arts venue. The distinctive marquee is known as an “unofficial emblem of the city” and one of the city’s must-see attractions.