Museums & Historic Sites

Field Museum

Between Sue’s skeleton, the most complete Tyrannosaurus Rex specimen ever found, and over 40 million artifacts and specimens, The Field Museum of Natural History is sure to impress. A perfect afternoon outing during your trip to the city.

1400 S Lake Shore Dr, Chicago, IL 60605 | Distance from Hotel: 2 miles | 312-922-9410

The Art Institute of Chicago

At the Art Institute of Chicago, walk among famous works from Claude Monet to Georgia O’Keefe to Pablo Picasso. An impressive variety of permanent and temporary exhibitions grace the museum’s grand and glorious galleries. The Art Institute of Chicago is a crown jewel of the city and hosts roughly 1.5 million visitors annually.

111 S Michigan Ave, Chicago, IL 60603 | Distance from Hotel: 0.8 miles | 312-443-3600

Vietnam Veterans Fountain

The Vietnam Veterans Fountain is a war memorial honoring all veterans of the armed services who served in the Vietnam War. The memorial features a rectangular fountain basin and a black granite wall bearing the names of almost 3,000 Illinois servicemen who died in the war. The memorial can be found on the Chicago Riverwalk at Wacker Drive and N State Street.

35 E Wacker Dr, Chicago, IL 60601 | Distance from Hotel: 0.5 miles | No number found