The Magnificent Mile, Chicago
Discover the spirit and energy of the Windy City along the Magnificent Mile, an eight block stretch along North Michigan Avenue boasting over 460 stores, 200 restaurants and plenty of world-class attractions. Tour historic landmarks like the Michigan Avenue Bridge, Wrigley Building and Tribune Tower, or stop by the many museums, live entertainment venues, and health spas.
Chicago Magnificent Mile Hotel -
You'll discover one of the great avenues of the world just steps from the Hampton Inn & Suites Chicago Downtown. A most convenient location puts you within close proximity of the popular Chicago attractions and destinations, including The Magnificent Mile.
John Hancock Observatory -
Located between Chestnut and Delaware Avenue, the John Hancock building is a Chicago historic landmark. This 100 story skyscraper stands at 1,500 feet and features gorgeous city views from the open air Sky Walk. The John Hancock building boasts America's highest indoor swimming pool, the world's highest ice skating rink and Chicago's highest cafe, Lavazza Espression Café. Visit www.hancockobservatory.com.
America's favorite chocolatier is found at the Hershey's Chicago store. Sample delectable Hershey's chocolate bars, cupcakes, cookies and cakes that satisfy the sweet tooth. Pose for a photo and customize your own Hershey's Milk Chocolate Bar wrapper, or pick up Hershey's themed gifts, souvenirs and other specialty items. Visit www.thehersheycompany.com.
McCormick Bridgehouse & River Museum -
Delve into Chicago's historic architectural past at the Chicago River Museum. You'll come face to face with the inner workings of the Michigan Avenue Bridge and learn more about the Chicago River and the active industry it spurred. The Chicago River Museum was founded in 2006 and is open seasonally to the public. Visit http://bridgehousemuseum.org.
Water Tower -
Built in 1869, the historic Chicago Water Tower is an architectural feat. Visit this stunning 150-foot structure built completely out of yellowing Joliet limestone. The Chicago Water Tower is located in the Old Chicago Water Tower District, in the Near North Side.