Lake Michigan, Chicago

A waterfront oasis in the middle of the bustling city of Chicago, Lake Michigan is a must-see urban retreat.

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    The “Third Coast” of the United States

    Lake Michigan, the sixth largest freshwater lake in the world, is sometimes referred to as the third coast of the United States because of its many beaches.

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    Soak Up the Sun

    Chicago's twenty-six miles of public beaches offer up plenty of space to relax in the sun.  The nearby skyscrapers will seem a world away as you find your peace in nature.

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    Take a Boat Tour

    Our favorite tip for any traveler to Chicago is to experience the famed Chicago skyline aboard a boat tour through the city.  A truly “wow” architectural and historical experience, learn the stories behind the iconic skyscrapers and how Chicago grew from a small settlement to one of the largest cities in the world.

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    Chicago’s Navy Pier

    A top destination in the midwest, Navy Pier is a 3,300-foot-long pier with celebrations, festivals and fireworks happening along the shoreline of Lake Michigan. World-famous sailing competitions and concerts take place all summer along the pier, making it one of our must-sees. 

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  • Attention to details

    Lovely hotel and made being away from home much easier. The roll-on lavender scent oil is a great touch for a good night's sleep. Front desk staff was very friendly...

    ★★★★★
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    The Westin O'Hare
  • Outstanding Customer Service

    From the front desk, to the conference rooms, finally at the bar, Brenda our bartender was exceptional, she knew us by name within 5 minutes and provided exceptional customer service!!!

    ★★★★
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    Aloft Chicago O'Hare
  • Great service!

    I had a long travel day before I arrived to the hotel and was very tired. Wahid made my check in experience so nice that I forgot about all of...

    ★★★★★
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    Sheraton Grand Chicago
  • Excellent Location in City

    We enjoyed our stay at the Sheraton Grand Chicago taking full advantage of its many great features. The location on the water provided views and easy access to the architecture...

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    Sheraton Grand Chicago

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