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Chicago Attractions

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Oakbrook Center

Located just 30 minutes from downtown Chicago, Oakbrook Center is one of the most prestigious and striking outdoor shopping destinations in the Chicago area. In fact, it’s the largest open-air premier shopping center in the country! Always on the cutting edge of fashion, Oakbrook Center was voted the #1 shopping destination by Illinois shoppers.For more details on Oakbrook Chicago Shopping Center ->

Brookfield Zoo

Located just 5 minutes from the hotel the 216-acre Brookfield Zoo features Italian provincial buildings and formal malls. It has more than 2,500 specimens comprising some 425 different species.Special attractions include the dolphin shows in the Seven Seas exhibit (Brookfield was the first inland zoo to build a dolphinarium), a children’s zoo, and Tropic World, a vast enclosed exhibit of mixed species from the three main rainforest habitats of the world (African, Asian, and South American).Other major exhibits are the Fragile Kingdom, depicting how animals relate to each other and their environment, and Habitat Africa, a two-part exhibit covering life in the rainforest and on the savanna.For more details on Brookfield Zoo ->

Legoland Discovery Center Chicago

The Legoland Discovery Center is a smaller indoor version of the Legoland theme parks found across the world which features models and attractions inspired by the Lego building toys. It’s the ultimate place for all LEGO® fans – young and old. For more details, please visit their website.

Loyola University

Loyola University Health System (LUHS), a private, academic health-care institution that is nationally recognized for its specialty care and research in such areas as cancer, heart and vascular medicine, pediatrics, neonatology, neurosciences, orthopaedics, burn and trauma care and organ transplantation.For more details on Loyola University ->

Navy Pier

Historic Navy Pier® is Chicago’s lakefront playground. And it’s the Midwest’s #1 tourist and leisure destination, attracting more than 8.6 million visitors a year.
Navy Pier is the place where all of Chicagoland and tourists from around the world have come together since 1995 to enjoy the beauty and the thrills of a day on Lake Michigan. From rides to restaurants, exhibitions to entertainment, shopping to dining cruises and tour boats Navy Pier has it all – in a location unlike any other!There’s so much to do in our 50 acres of parks, promenades, gardens, shops, eateries and attractions.Take a ride on our 15-story tall McDonald’s® Ferris wheel. Catch a movie at the IMAX® Theatre. Visit three floors of hands-on fun at the Chicago Children’s Museum inside the Family Pavilion. Experience any one of the cruise boat rides departing from Navy Pier’s South Dock. Or just kick back and enjoy your favorite form of entertainment – dancers, acrobats, theater, blues, jazz, or rock ‘n roll at the Pepsi Skyline Stage.Navy Pier also offers dining opportunities as diverse as Chicago itself. Dine at one of the fine restaurants or sample a variety of great tastes to be found at the food court in the Family Pavilion. You can find everything from bikes to books and from souvenirs to sunglasses at the retail shops in the Family Pavilion open year-round. Don’t forget about the free entertainment on Dock Street during the summer and open-air ice skating during the winter. For more about Navy Pier … ->

Other Attractions

Brookfield Zoo (5 MI / 8.05 KM)
Oak Brook Shopping Mall (5 MI / 8.05 KM)
O’Hare International Airport (9 MI / 14.48 KM)
Downtown Chicago (11 MI / 17.7 KM )
Rosemont Convention Center and Allstate Arena (10 MI / 16.09 KM)
Woodfield Shopping Center (10 MI / 16.09 KM)
United Center – Chicago (11 MI / 17.7 KM)
Loyola Medical Center (5 MI / 8.05 KM)
Wrigley Field (Chicago Cubs) (15 MI / 24.14 KM)
Midway Airport (15 MI / 24 KM)
McCormick Place – Chicago (16 MI / 25.75 KM)
Oak Park (5 MI / 8.05 KM)
Frank Lloyd Wright Homes (5 MI / 8.05 KM)
U.S. Cellular Field (Chicago White Sox) (15 MI / 24.14 KM)
Chicago’s Navy Pier (12 Miles)
Chicago Museum of Science and Industry (15 Miles)
Shedd Aquarium (12 Miles)
Chicago Transit Authority “Blue Line” (4 miles)
Willis Tower (formerly known as Sears Tower, 11 miles)