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Fun Things to Do in Chicago

From acclaimed jazz clubs to world-renowned museums, the attractions of the Second City have no bounds. The Wyndham Grand Chicago Riverfront is the perfect home base for exploring, whether you're here for business, on a family trip, or taking a romantic weekend getaway. We're a short stroll from Mag Mile shopping, dining, and nightlife. The lovely Millennium Park is also just steps away. Following are some of our favorite nearby things to do and places to visit.

Michigan Avenue

Chic shops, fine dining, a vibrant nightlife—it’s Chicago’s famous Magnificent Mile. Take a historic walking tour or cruise around Lake Michigan and the Chicago River.
East Upper Wacker Drive / North Michigan Avenue, Chicago, Illinois |
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Millennium Park/Grant Park

This beautiful open space is just a stroll away from the hotel. Throughout the year visitors picnic, take in a free concert series, and enjoy the public art exhibits.
201 E Randolph St, Chicago, Illinois 60602 | 312-742-1168
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The Field Museum

Explore all facets of science at Chicago's natural history museum. It's home to 25 million artifacts, including the ever-popular dinosaur display, arctic fossils, and the kid-friendly PlayLab!
1400 S Lake Shore Dr, Chicago, Illinois 60605 | 312-922-9410
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Museum of Science and Industry

Chicago is home to the largest science museum in the western hemisphere. Check out the World War II submarine, Henry Crown Space Center, and Omnimax Theater.
5700 S Lake Shore Dr, Chicago, Illinois 60637 | 773-684-1414
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The Art Institute of Chicago

Both a museum and a school, the Institute is one of the city's treasures. Spend a day or two soaking up the stunning permanent collection including masterpieces like Grant Wood's American Gothic.
111 S Michigan Ave, Chicago, Illinois 60603 | 312-443-3600
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