Shops at North Bridge Vacations
To get a sense of what makes Chicago tick, pull on some comfortable shoes and discover nearby neighborhoods like Gold Coast, Magnificent Mile - River North, and Chicago.
Spend some time in the city center of Chicago. Visit Willis Tower and McCormick Place. Don’t head back to Shops at North Bridge without a stop at Millennium Park and Hancock Tower.
To really get a feel for Chicago, visit one of its fabulous cultural destinations. Join a tour, admire the building in which it is housed or simply enjoy the fascinating exhibits at the Chicago History Museum, Driehaus Museum and the Chicago Children's Museum. To catch home-grown and touring acts, pick up some tickets to the House of Blues Chicago, Chicago Theater and Second City, one of the area’s best-loved performing arts venues. There are a number of interesting galleries to visit near here. In particular, don’t miss the Museum of Contemporary Art, the Museum of Contemporary Photography and the Loyola University Museum of Art.
When it’s time to take a break from the noisy streets of Chicago, head to one of the many nearby outdoor areas. Walk along the most popular shoreline nearby such as the North Avenue Beach and the Ohio Street Beach.
Some of Chicago's popular sights are in and around Shops at North Bridge, including the Holy Name Cathedral, Buckingham Fountain and Pritzker Pavilion. Learn about Chicago’s past at Cloud Gate and the Chicago Water Tower.
If you love to find a great deal, explore the Water Tower Place and the Chicago Place Mall.
Sports fanatics should head to nearby UIC Pavilion to see the UIC Flames doing battle with visiting teams. On game days follow the river of indigo blue and flame red, to the stadium, then after the full-time hooter blows, join fans at a nearby pub, bar or cafe and relive the action over a friendly drink or two.
When it’s time to put your feet up after enjoying the many charms of Shops at North Bridge, check in to one of the area's many short and long stay accommodation options. The Congress Plaza Hotel, the Hyatt Regency Chicago and the Palmer House Hilton are just three of the best places to find a warm welcome and a good night’s rest.