Whether in town for business or pleasure, visitors are drawn to the natural
beauty of Lake Michigan with its sandy beaches and jogging paths, world-class
dining, distinguished museums, and downtown neighborhood entertainment
options. The bustling theater district and celebrated theater companies offer
options ranging from improvisional comedy to traditional theater to dance
productions. Home to twenty-one Michelin-rated restaurants, Chicago is truly
a dining mecca.
Shoppers revel in the 460 storefronts lining the Michigan Avenue's Magnificent Mile, located next to Waldorf Astoria Chicago hotel. The most extraordinary brands in the world are represented there and on neighboring Oak Street, the most exclusive shopping destination in the city. Chicago's neighborhoods, including Wicker Park, Bucktown and Lincoln Park among others, offer charming alternative shopping and dining options.