Favorite Things To Do in Chicago

The results are in, and the best concierge in the country have voted these 170 establishements as their favorite locations in the city. Don't waste your time wondering where to eat, drink, shop, and learn. These lists have you covered. We just made your trip to Chicago a whole lot easier.

Adler Planetarium

America’s first planetarium and a premiere resource for inspiring the next generation of space explorers.


Celeste

Refined, multi-story cocktail bar in River North.


CHICAGO BOTANIC GARDEN

Located in Glencoe, the Chicago Botanic Garden is 385 acres of woods, waterways, and 26 display gardens spread throughout nine islands and surrounded by four natural areas.


Chicago Riverwalk

This pedestrian waterfront is open to the public for leisure activities like walking, jogging, or dining but also offers recreational activities like kayaking and boat rentals.


Concierge Favorites Awards

The results are in and Chicago’s concierges have voted these 170 establishments as their favorite locations in the city. Don’t waste your time wondering where to eat, drink, shop, and learn. To compile the list we polled over 600 of the city’s concierges asking them where they love to send their guests when they visit… Read more »


HEADQUARTERS BEERCADE

Lakeview and River North hotspot that mixes nostalgic arcade games with craft cocktails and food.


JAZZ SHOWCASE

This acoustic jazz club, open since 1947, has been the forefront of the scene for years.


LAGUNITAS CHICAGO TAPROOM

The enormously popular California-based brewery comes to Chicago. At 300,000 square-feet and ceilings 50 feet tall, the former steel mill space now features a tap room and brewery.


MAGGIE DALEY PARK

This 20-acre public park features rock climbing, a skating ribbon, tennis courts, play garden, and more.