What to See and Do in Chicago

In a city with as much to do as Chicago, the last thing you want to do is spend your time in transit. When you stay at the Chicago Marriott Magnificent Mile you’re so near Chicago’s top attractions that you can be there within minutes.


John Hancock - 0.5 miles
Experience Chicago's best views, featuring the city's only open-air Sky Walk, an interactive trail of multimedia screens and more! All included in admission price.

Maggie Daley Park – 0.8 miles
Locate the Lake Michigan shoreline in northeastern Grant Park, Maggie Daley Park is a 20-acre public park featuring a one-quarter-mile-long ice skating ribbon, rock-climbing walls, and tennis courts. It includes three open lawn areas, a lawn panel, a café space, and picnic groves.

Millennium Park - 0.9 miles
Millennium Park is an award-winning center for art, music, architecture and landscape design. Its prominent features are the Frank Gehry-designed, Jay Pritzker Pavilion, the most sophisticated outdoor concert venue of its kind in the United States.

Navy Pier - 0.9 miles
Historic Navy Pier® is Chicago's lakefront playground with over 50 acres of parks, shops, restaurants, entertainment and attractions.

Grant Park - 1.3 miles
Over 300 acres of carefully landscaped green space, Grant Park hosts some of the city's most popular attractions, including Buckingham Fountain, Millennium Park and the Art Institute of Chicago.

Willis Tower Skydeck - 1.4 miles
Step outside the tallest building in the western hemisphere and the third tallest in the world.

Popular Tours

Chicago Trolley & Double Decker Tours 
Water Tower Pumping Station 
(773) 648-5000

Chicago's First Lady Cruises
112 E. Wacker Dr. on Chicago's Riverwalk 
(847) 358-1330

Wendella Sightseeing Boats - 0.2 miles
400 N. Michigan Ave. 
(312) 337-1446


Museum of Broadcast Communications – 0.5 miles
360 N State S 
(312) 245-8200

Chicago Cultural Center - 0.6 miles
78 E. Washington St. 
(312) 744-6630

Chicago History Museum - 1.5 miles
1601 N. Clark St.