In a city known for its neighborhoods, River North stands out. You’ll find chic galleries, buzzworthy restaurants and vibrant nightlife in this hub for arts and entertainment. The best shopping in Chicago is minutes away at The Magnificent Mile, and the Loop business district is just across the river. For fresh air and greenspace, take a stroll by the riverside. When you’re ready to explore the rest of Chicago, hop on one of the nearby transit options.
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The largest science museum in the Western Hemisphere! Housed in the only remaining building from the 1893 World’s Fair. Experience 14 acres of hands-on exhibits, including the chance to stand before a 40-foot tornado; climbing aboard a World War II German submarine; and taking a run in a human-sized hamster wheel.
Established in 1868, this 35-acre, beautifully landscaped zoo is one of America's last free-admission zoos. The Great Ape House has one of the best assemblages of gorillas and chimpanzees in the world.
Located on the shores of Lake Michigan, Shedd Aquarium brings you eye-to-eye with more than 32,000 aquatic animals - from whales to snails, tarantulas to turtles, angelfish to zebra sharks!
A nonprofit cultural organization with tours, exhibitions, programs and events for all ages. View the 1,000-building scale model of Chicago, participate in a fun LEGO® building event, and choose from 85 tours by boat, walking, bus, or even L train.
An intimate evening of classic magic and mind-reading performances
Trendy neighborhood shop offering high-end European & American dry goods as well as deli sandwiches.
An American supermarket chain exclusively featuring foods without artificial preservatives, colors, flavors, sweeteners, and hydrogenated fats.
A broad range of Asian eats & exotic cocktails in a hip, industrial-chic setting.
All-you-can-eat spot with an upscale soup/salad bar & meats sliced tableside in a sleek space.
Tapas & other Spanish plates in a huge, group-friendly space with a buzzy vibe.
Trendy, bustling restaurant with an upscale-urban vibe & a creative take on Japanese cuisine.
Creative, wide-ranging American menu & brown booze, sake & tons of beers in a subterranean space.
Cellar lounge, 1st-floor bar & upstairs fine-dining restaurant with a menu of upscale American fare.
Classic, high-end Italian dishes in a romantic, art-filled dining room that reminds of Venice.
Edgy-chic steakhouse featuring mixed grill options & creative small plates, plus cocktails & wines.
Cafe chain serving creative breakfast dishes & sandwiches in a cheery, contemporary atmosphere.
Longtime standby for classic French bistro fare in a quaint setting with a bar.
Funky farm-themed hangout with salvaged decor serving American comfort food, regional beers & wines.
Northern Italian spot serving traditional east & a full bar in a retro tavern setting since 1952
Lofty, stylish destination for chef-driven Mediterranean fare and artisanal cocktails.
Steakhouse offering prime meats amid cedar & brick décor, with riverside seating in the summer.
Enjoy gourmet food and desserts at this local deli, sandwich shop, and bakery. They also cater!
People-watching & late-night dancing to club music take center stage at this underground hot spot.
Tiny late-night cocktail lounge & music venue featuring jazz, funk, reggae, rock & more.
Standard nightclub with a dress code, dance parties & event nights in a lively ambiance.
This vast River North nightclub offers multiple bars & DJs spinning a mix of tunes.
Basement dance club where DJs spin electronic, techno & house music.
“The Little Black Dress, ETC” – a premier clothing boutique featuring the latest fashion trends
High-end retailer offering clothing, jewelry, dresses, makeup and more from top brands.
Department store founded in 1872, offering a wide selection of men’s, women’s, and children’s clothing and accessories.
Shop the brands you love at the best mall in Chicago!
Luxury American retailer known for fine jewelry, china & silver, plus wedding registry.
Fashion retailer selling high-end apparel & accessories from the namesake designer.
Unique collection of women’s clothing, accessories, home décor, furniture, and gifts.
Modern Apparel, Handbags, Shoes, and Accessories.
Stylish apparel for men, women, and children, as well as home décor.
Posh department store chain carrying designer apparel, shoes & accessories, plus home goods & more.
Personal stylists assist customers in choosing designer casualwear at this upscale outfitter.
Airy, loftlike showroom displaying modern designer furniture, lighting & accessories.
Designed for long stays that won't feel that way.
The stunning landmark building, opened in 1897 as the city's first public library, is home to two magnificent stained-glass domes, and annually presents hundreds of free cultural exhibits and performances.
Experience the greatest Impressionist collection outside Paris, and view contemporary masterpieces in the spectacular Modern Wing. Stand before classics, and travel the globe through galleries devoted to the art of ancient Greece, Japan, Africa, and the Americas.
One of America's premier natural history museums, the Field's "Live over Time" exhibit now houses "Sue," the largest and most complete Tyrannosaurus rex ever discovered.
In collaboration with the best conductors and guest artists on the international music scene, the CSO performs well over one hundred concerts each year at its downtown home, Symphony Center and at the Ravinia Festival on Chicago's North Shore
A Chicago must-see, Cloud Gate is a public sculpture, otherwise known as “The Bean”, designed by Sir Anish Kapoor, situated in the center of AT&T Plaza at Millennium Park.
A spectacular showcase of style, flavor, entertainment, and fun - with endless shopping, international cuisine, lively entertainment, majestic architecture and natural beauty.
Enjoy 360-degree views spanning up to 50 miles and 4 states, as well as the most spectacular view - 1,353 feet straight down!
Located on the 94th floor of the John Hancock Center, 360 CHICAGO offers breathtaking views of Chicago’s skyline, the lakefront and four neighboring states. It’s also home to TILT – Chicago’s highest thrill ride!
Catch a game with one of the NHL’s premier hockey teams.
Football fever is in full swing!
Watch the professionals slam dunk in the United Center.
A rite of passage for any classic sports fan. Catch a Cubs game on their iconic Wrigley Field!
This park along the river features children's play equipment & an area for dogs, with one of the best views in Chicago.
Three square blocks of open lakefront, complete with a Ferris Wheel, outdoor music pavilion and ice skating rink
Enjoy signature guided bicycle tours, year-round walking tours, and delicious food and culture tours.
Take in Chicago's world renowned city architecture in style, class and comfort with this 90-minute river cruise.