Our staff knows just where to go!
Getting off the beaten path and discovering hidden gems is one of the wonders of travel. But how do you find those special places? Ask a local. Hotel Palomar Chicago helps you make the most of your Chicago stay by sharing our staff's favorite picks and insider tips.
We asked our intrepid staff: If you had only two days in Chicago, what would you do? Take a peek, have some fun and Live Like a Local.
Assistant General Manager
Art Institute of Chicago – Speaks for itself. One of the largest collections of rare and fine art in the world, where you will discover something new each and every time you visit.
Millenium Park Ice Rink – Truly a unique winter experience where you can ice skate with breathtaking views of one of the most beautiful skylines in the world.
Director of Sales
Shopping in Wicker Park – If you’re looking for that one of a kind article of clothing or gift, head over to the Wicker Park neighborhood where you’ll find plenty of boutique shops.
Shops @ Armitage & Halsted - This historic Chicago area is considered one of the city’s most desirable neighborhood because of the charming tree lined streets.
Running along the Lakefront - It’s always amazing to see the city from so many different angles, no matter what the weather and the path goes for miles North and South.
Flywheel – located at the Flywheel Studio at State and Huron – this is Stadium Cycling - indoor cycling meets spin class - for 45 minutes with intense weights and cardio
Catering Sales and Private Dining Event Manager
Front Office Manager
Comedy in Chicago – Head over to The Second City where legendary comedians such as Mike Myers and John Belushi got their start. Be prepared to laugh so hard you’ll cry!
Musicals in Chicago – All the top shows on Broadway make their way to the Windy City. A great opportunity for those not able to make it to the Big Apple.