RESTAURANTS

EATALY

River North, 20min walk from Palmer House
Chef Mario Batali's sprawling, modern outpost featuring a range of Italian eateries & food markets.

FLAT TOP GRILL

30s walk from Monroe Entrance of the Palmer House
Modern American — make your own bowl! Real fun.

MAGNOLIA BAKERY

5min walk north from Palmer House
Cozy bakery, great for cupcakes, cheesecake, bread pudding, and banana pudding.

NANDO's

3min walk from Palmer House
Peri-Peri Chicken

SAWADA COFFEE

JFDLAS

PICKWICK

 

 

SHAKE SHACK

5min walk from Palmer House
Burgers & Shakes

YOLK

Classic American brunch -- various locations in Chicago 15-20 minutes walk!

CHIPOTLE

4min walk from Palmer House
Burritos and burrito bowls

VIVI bubble tea

5min walk from Palmer House
Drinks and froyo with tapioca.

Vapianos

30s walk from Monroe Entrance of the Palmer House
Italian — pastas, pizzas, salads

THREE ARTS CAFE

3min walk from Palmer House
Peri-Peri Chicken

THINGS TO SEE, PLACES TO GO

ART INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO

1 minute walk. Houses more than 300000 works of art within its 10 curatorial departments. Among its treasures are A Sunday Afternoon on La Grand Jatte, Nighthawk, and American Gothic. Founded in 1879 and located in Chicago's Grant Park, it is one of the oldest and largest art museums in the United States.

Architectural tour

Walking and boat tours that introduce you to the distinctive skyline of the city of Chicago. 

RIVER WALK

CONCERTS AT THE PRITZKER PAVILION / CHICAGO SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA

MUSEUM OF CONTEMPORARY ART

MAGNIFICENT MILE

LINCOLN PARK ZOO

NAVY PIER

Take bus 121, 124, or 151. Navy Pier is Chicago's lakefront treasure, visited by nearly 9.3 million annual guests. The best bites, entertainment and memories can be found here. Great views, good food, and a ferris wheel. 

MUSEUM CAMPUS - FIELD MUSEUM, ADLER PLANETARIUM, SHEDD AQUARIUM

Chicago classics, must see museums for natural history, astronomy, and aquatic animals.