Chicago IL Hotel Area Guide
The Chicago area offers fun things to do for everyone-from kids to adults. Get wild with the kids at the Lincoln Park Zoo, or enjoy cultural pursuits at one of Chicago many famed museums. Tour the world-famous Impressionist Collection at the Art Institute of Chicago. Visit Sue at the Field Museum of Natural History, the world's largest and most complete Tyrannosaurus rex skeleton ever unearthed. Get in on all the fun and excitement that the Windy City offers at the Crowne Plaza West Loop Hotel.
Our west loop hotel is located in the Greektown neighborhood of Chicago. Greektown offers a variety of Greek ethnic restaurants including Greek Islands, Pegasus, Athena, Santorini, Parthenon and many more. If you want to experience more than the food of Greektown, don't forget to visit the National Hellenic Museum. There's more to the West Loop than Greektown, this is also home of Randolph Street's, Restaurant Row, featuring celebrity chefs including Graham Elliott of the Graham Elliott's Bistro, and the first female winner of Top Chef's Stephanie Izard of the Girl and the Goat.
McCormick Place Willis Tower
The Willis Tower once reigned as the world's tallest buildings. This building offers a Skydeck observation deck on the 103rd floor. Soaring 1,353 feet into the air, visiting the Skydeck of the Willis Tower offers spectacular views of the city and now features their Ledge's glass boxes extending out 4.3 feet from Skydeck.
City Winery Chicago
Visit a Chicago winery who makes wine in the West Loop! City Winery Chicago is located at Randolph and Racine. Stop by for a wine tour, a glass of wine or a performance in their concert hall. PRINCE did a surprise show here this past summer!
United Center is the home of the Chicago Bulls and big-name headliners like Madonna and Celine Dion, plus top events like Cirque du Soleil. The United Center is one of Chicago's leading entertainment centers, and features dining spots and luxury suites. United Center is also home to the NHL's Chicago Blackhawks, Stanley Cup Champions.
McCormick Place ranks as the largest exposition center in the United States, and McCormick Place is the third-largest anywhere in the world. Located about a mile south of downtown Chicago along the Lake Michigan shoreline, the McCormick Place convention center is actually made up of a series of four buildings. McCormick Place is home to the Chicago Auto Show.
Union Station opened in 1925, and is Chicago's main train station and only intercity rail terminal. Chicago's Union Station is between Adams and Jackson Street on the west side of Chicago. Amtrak Thruway Motorcoach, Chicago Transit Authority and METRA all connect at Union Station.
U.S. Cellular Field
U.S. Cellular Field is the home field of the American League's Chicago White Sox baseball team. Formerly known as Comiskey Park, the major league baseball park has been known as U.S. Cellular Field since 2003. Attending baseball games at U.S. Cellular Field is one of the best things to do with children in the Chicago area.
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Navy PierSoldier Field. Soldier Field is the official home of the Chicago Bears NFL Football Team. Soldier Field is one of the legendary sporting venues in Chicago, IL. Soldier Field has also been home to top entertainers like Bon Jovi and the Rolling Stones.
Wrigley Field baseball stadium is located in the Wrigleyville area of Chicago, Illinois and has been the place the Chago Cubs have called home since 1916. Until 1970, Wrigley Field did double duty as the home field of the NFL's Chicago Bears.
Navy Pier is always one of the best things to with children when visiting Chicago. Navy Pier includes a carousel, Ferris wheel and carnival rides, plus more than 50 acres of shops, restaurants and entertainment. Navy Pier also features a giant IMAX theater, the Chicago Children's Museum, and is home to the Chicago Shakespeare Theater.
Magnificent Mile is a legendary stretch of Michigan Avenue well known for luxury shopping including Neiman Marcus, Nordstrom, Bloomingdale's, Giorgio Armani, Cartier, Gucci, Coach, Salvatore Ferragamo, Burberry and Tiffany & Co.
Millennium Park is Chicago's newly built 24-acre civic center and bordered by Michigan Avenue. Parts of Millennium Park include the Jay Pritzker Pavilion, which is home to the Grant Park Music Festival and seats up to 11,000; McCormick Tribune Plaza & Ice Rink, Lurie Garden, Harris Theater, the Exelon Pavilions and McDonald's Cycle Center.