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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12 Hotels near Lake Michigan, Chicago

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  • Hotel was great

    Paula the concierge did a wonderful job in helping us set up meals and attractions. she was fabulous to work with.

    Sheraton Grand Chicago
  • Great location

    Located in the best part of Chicago, close to most family friendly activities. Friendly staff, very helpful. We slept poorly due to thin walls with noisy guests in the halls...

    Sheraton Grand Chicago
  • Sink clogged, one van running

    The room was beautiful and the gal who checked me in was wonderful...but, My sink was not draining- frustrating plus I was told no problem picking me up at blue...

    Aloft Chicago O'Hare
  • Nice property

    The staff at this FP is outstanding. Overall, this is a good property.

    Four Points by Sheraton Chicago O'Hare Airport

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