Chicago, IL USA
October 8-10, 2012
Getting around: TaxiThere are several taxi companies located around Chicago, of which, some most closely situated to the hotel are:
- Three O Three Cab
- Luxor Limousine Service
- Production Transport Inc
- Little Papa Inc
Hungry? Try one of these local restaurants:
- Khyber Pass
- Oriental Express
- Cyrano’s Café and Wine Bar
- Stetson’s Chop House/Hyatt
- La Misada Restaurant
- BIG Bar
- Christie's Restaurant
Prefer something light and inexpensive? Try these local cafes, delis and bars:
- China Grill
- Billy Goat Tavern
- Niu Japanese Fusion Lounge
- Cafe Descartes
- Potbelly Sandwich Works
- Sopraffina Marketcaffe
- Corner Bakery
- Chicago Popcorn Factory
- Chipotle Mexican Grill
- Riverwalk Cafe & Bar
- Qdoba Mexican Grill
- Wow Bao
- Flirty Cupcakes
- Delmonico Illinois Center...
- PO-Boy's Bagels & Deli
- Burger King
- Jaffa Bagels
How's the nightlife? Try these local bars and pubs:
330 N. State St Chicago IL, USA
- 404 Wine Bar
2852 N. Southport Ave Chicago IL, USA
- Bar Louie
226 W. Chicago Ave Chicago IL 60610, USA
- Betty's Blue Star Lounge
1600 W. Grand Ave Chicago IL 60622, USA
- Billy Goat Tavern
430 N. Michigan Ave Chicago IL 60611, USA
Great theatres nearby:
- Fairmont Chicago
- Chicago Opera Theater
- Intercontinental Chicago
- AMC River East 21
Tourist Attractions:"Magnificent Mile" is the name given to the stretch along Michigan Avenue from the Chicago River to Oak Street. The Magnificent Mile offers 460 stores, 275 restaurants, 51 hotels, 2 unique museums and a variety of sightseeing and entertainment attractions to more than 22 million visitors each year. Recent enhancements to the Magnificent Mile include additional trees and flower-filled medians that reflect the changing seasons. These aesthetic enhancements complement the unique architectural beauty famous to Chicago.
For Further Exploration of Chicago: A good starting point for things to see and places to visit in Chicago is the Chicago Traveler website or try the Hyatt Regency Guest Services
Some examples of some fun things to do are:
Windy - One of the more breathtaking scenes on the lake is this tall ship approaching the docks at Navy Pier. The 148-foot four-masted schooner (and its new sister ship, the Windy II) sets sail for 90-minute ...
Adler Planetarium and Astronomy Museum - The building may be historic (it was the first planetarium in the Western Hemisphere), but some of the attractions here will captivate the most jaded video-game addict.
Arlington International Racecourse -With its gleaming-white, palatial, six-story grandstand and lush gardens, this racecourse is one of the most beautiful showcases for thoroughbred horse racing in the world.
Art Institute of Chicago -You can't -- and shouldn't -- miss the Art Institute. (You really have no excuse, since it's conveniently located right on Michigan Ave. in the heart of downtown.)
Auditorium Building and Theatre -A truly grand theater with historic-landmark status, the Auditorium gives visitors a taste of late-19th-century Chicago opulence. Because it's still a working theater -- not a museum
Wrigley Field - Located in Wrigleyville Nothing represents America's Pastime quite like historic Wrigley Field in Chicago. Home of the hapless Chicago Cubs for close to a century, this famous attraction in Chicago was originally built in 1914, and stands today.
Allstate Arena - Located in Rosemont The Chicago Allstate Arena hosts a variety of family-friendly entertainment year round.
Apollo Theater - The Chicago Apollo Theater in Lincoln Park is an intimate Chicago theater that hosts some of the best Broadway productions in Chicago.
Drury Lane- Located in Oakbrook Terrace Enjoy a delicious meal, stiff cocktail and top Broadway theatre production all under one roof at the Drury Lane Oak Brook Theatre in Chicago.
House of Blues- Located in Near North, regarded as one of the best live music venues in Chicago, the House of Blues Chicago is famous for its intimate atmosphere and great acoustics.
Navy Pier- Historic Navy Pier® is Chicago's lakefront playground. And it's the Midwest's #1 tourist and leisure destination, attracting more than 8.6 million visitors a year. Navy Pier is the place where all of Chicagoland and tourists from around the world have come together since 1995 to enjoy the beauty and the thrills of a day on Lake Michigan. From rides to restaurants, exhibitions to entertainment, shopping to dining cruises and tour boats, Navy Pier has it all - in a location unlike any other!