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Gray Hotel in Chicago
Kimpton Gray Hotel

Our Downtown Chicago Destination

THE PERFECT BASE TO EXPLORE

Embark on Adventure in Chicago

The Loop. Chicago’s iconic downtown pocket where the El (the elevated train that makes a loop around the area) dovetails with a storybook skyline and the shimmering waters of Lake Michigan. From our historic, marble-clad Kimpton Gray Hotel, you’ll have prime access to the best of the Windy City. Browse the shops on State Street and then venture to the 110-story Willis Tower for gleaming, panoramic views of Chicago.  Home to tranquil lakefront gardens, art exhibits and a skating rink, walk to Millennium Park and don’t forget to capture your best selfie at the “Bean,” a shiny, reflective sculpture.  Nearby, the Art Institute of Chicago is stocked with modern masters and Impressionist artists like Claude Monet. Just a short drive away, must-see South Loop landmarks include the Field Museum, Shedd Aquarium and Adler Planetarium. Unwind in our lobby bar at night, and come morning, refuel with warm coffee before heading out again.

Art Institute of Chicago

111 S Michigan Ave,, Chciago, IL

The Art Institute of Chicago, founded in 1879 and located in Chicago's Grant Park, is one of the oldest and largest art museums in the United States

Lyric Opera - Civic Opera House

Civic Opera Building, 20 N Upper Wacker, Chicago, IL

North America's 2nd-largest opera venue has over 3,500 seats & houses the Lyric Opera of Chicago.

Michigan Avenue

55 E Grand Ave, Chicago, IL 60611

Michigan Avenue is a major north-south street in Chicago which runs at 100 east on the Chicago grid. The northern end of the street is at Lake Shore Drive on the shore of Lake Michigan in the Gold Coast Historic District.

Millennium Park

201 E Randolph St, Chicago, IL

Millennium Park is a public park located in the Loop community area of Chicago in Illinois, US, and originally intended to celebrate the second millennium.

Navy Pier

600 E Grand Ave, Chicago, IL

Navy Pier is a 3,300-foot-long pier on the Chicago shoreline of Lake Michigan. It is located in the Streeterville neighborhood of the Near North Side community area.

Willis Tower Observatory

The Ledge, a glass balcony extending four feet outside the 103rd floor of Willis Tower! The Skydeck is open 365 Days a Year.

Grant Park

337 E Randolph St, Chicago, IL 60601

Often referred to as Chicago’s “front yard,” this 319 acre public park is located in the Chicago’s business district. Festivals and city events make this a city centerpiece for visitors and locals alike.

Union Station

225 S Canal St, Chicago, IL 60606

One of the busiest spots in the city, Union Station serves as the terminal for commuter and intercity rails. Not only that, the Beaux Arts-style Great Hall is a site so grand, no visit should go without seeing.