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You’re on Michigan Avenue, across the street from iconic Millennium Park and a stroll from the city’s top parks and must-sees. Explore the Magnificent Mile’s smart sophistication and the Cultural Mile’s best art. Crane to catch the tops of the city’s landmark skyscrapers. This is the beating heart of Chicago’s urban core.

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  • 360 Chicago

    Soaring 1,000 feet over Michigan Avenue, 360 CHICAGO is one of the city’s most iconic attractions. Located on the 94th floor of the John Hancock Center at 875 N. Michigan Avenue, 360 CHICAGO offers breathtaking views of Chicago’s skyline, the lakefront and four neighboring states.

  • Water Tower Place

    Located along the Michigan Avenue’s Magnificent Mile®, Water Tower Place is a 758,000-square-foot shopping mall and 74-story skyscraper located along Chicago’s premier shopping district.

  • United Center

    United Center is an indoor arena located on Chicago’s Near West Side. The home to National Basketball League’s Chicago Bulls and the National Hockey League’s Chicago Blackhawks, the United Center is also one of the city’s premier venues for live concerts and family-friendly events like Disney On Ice.

  • Navy Pier

    Navy Pier is a 3,300-foot-long pier on the Chicago shoreline of Lake Michigan. Its many attractions include rides, games and amusements that feature the Centennial Wheel, which offer unparalleled, 360-degree views of Chicago and Lake Michigan from 200 feet up. There are also restaurants, cruises, live entertainment and more.

  • Museum Campus

    Chicago’s Museum Campus, located in the South Loop, is home to the Shedd Aquarium, one of the premier aquariums in the country, the Field Museum, one of the world’s preeminent Natural History Museums, and home to Sue, the largest and most complete Tyrannosaurus Rex fossils in the world, and Adler Planetarium and Astronomy Museum, the first planetarium in the United States.

  • The Art Institute of Chicago

    Founded in 1879 and located on Michigan Avenue in Chicago’s Grant Park, the Art Institute is one of the oldest and largest art museums in the United States. Along with many of the world’s most recognized art works, and international art exhibitions, the museum hosts approximately 1.5 million guests annually.

  • Chicago Symphony Orchestra

    One of the world’s most celebrated symphony orchestras, the CSO performs well over one hundred concerts each year at its downtown home, Symphony Center. You can also enjoy its performances at the Ravinia Festival on Chicago’s North Shore.

  • Grant Park

    Grant Park is a large, lakefront park located just east of the Loop business district. Extending from Millennium Park to the Museum Campus, the park plays host to Chicago’s many music festivals and features the iconic Buckingham Fountain and the famed Art Institute of Chicago.

  • Maggie Daley Park

    Located just down the street from Arlo Chicago, this park is recognized as one of the most innovative public spaces in the city. Offering a range of innovative attractions for young and old alike, including a climbing wall, skating ribbon, a children’s playground and more this 20-acre gem is a must-see experience. 

  • Millenium Park

    Situated across the street from Arlo Chicago, Millennium Park is one of the most celebrated public spaces in the world. Millennium Park is home to architect Frank Gehry’s landmark Pritzker Music Pavilion, and a wide range of public art including Sir Anish Kapoor’s breathtaking sculpture ‘Cloud Gate’ – known locally (and lovingly) as The Bean. 

  • McCormick Place

    The largest convention center in North America, Chicago’s McCormick Place sits along the shore of Lake Michigan and consists of four interconnected buildings offering 2.6 million square feet of exhibition space.