Total Attorneys is gearing up for the NABE & ABA Annual Meetings and we could not be more excited to share our hometown with you and your loved ones. We’ve included a list of places and outings that include some of our favorite ways to enjoy Chicago in the summer, soak up some of the city’s rich history, and of course indulge in a culinary treat or two.
We hope you find something new on our list, and stop by our NABE booth to share your sightseeing stories with us!
The Hyatt’s location offers visitors, both excellent accessibility to some of Chicago’s best sights, but is also nestled on Chicago’s newly expanded Riverwalk. Enjoy a quiet stroll along the Chicago river, taking in some of the best views of the city, historical landmarks, and stop for great food and drink along the way.
Yolk – Quite possibly, one of the best breakfast spots in Chicago. Everything on the menu is fantastic… perfect for all diets and appetites.
1120 South Michigan Ave
Craving a Slice? Look no further than Piece.
We all know the Chicago staples, Lou Malnati’s, Gino’s East & Giordano”s but for a twist on the traditional pie paired with bold in-house microbrews you can’t beat Piece. An adventure for your tastebuds is a short cab or L ride away from the Hyatt and well worth the trip.
1927 W North Avenue
Best place for a Chicago Hot Dog?
America’s Dog – Try one or all of these locally inspired favorites! Taylor Street Dog, Chicago Dog & Maxwell Street Polish. Their curly fries are pretty awesome too.
21 East Adams
Chicago Architectural Cruise:
The best way to absorb Chicago’s amazing history & Architecture. Chicago Cruise lines is home to the legendary Chicago Architectural Cruise known by locals as one of the most interesting, and unique ways to see & learn about the city. Architectural & historical cruises take passengers along the Chicago river and back in time as it winds through the city providing a whole different perspective to take home with you.
Sightseeing Fever? You’re in luck!
The Field Museum, Shedd Aquarium, and Adler Planetarium are all just a healthy walk or short cab ride away. Enjoy one or all of the stops along Chicago’s Museum Campus with the Chicago CityPASS. Build your perfect Museum Campus tour for just $84.00 and add in admittance to your choice of the John Hancock Observatory, Sears / Willis Tower Skydeck, Museum of Science and Industry or Art Institute all good for nine days after purchase.
The Art Institute of Chicago’s new Modern Wing
Located in between Grant Park, and Millenium Park, the Art Institute of Chicago opened the doors to The Modern Wing a 264,00 square -foot space housing never before seen collections from some of the world’s finest artists.
The Blues Brothers Experience – Chicago Film Tour
Love the movie? Go on your own Blues Brothers adventure! See scene locations from the movie, and get a unique tour through Chicago as you experience a day in the life of Jake & Elwood.
The Legendary Second City Comedy Club
Make time to catch a show here… there’s a very good chance you’ll see one or more of the players on Saturday Night Live one day.
1616 N Wells St.
Buddy Guy’s Legends
Need more than the name? Check ahead for a schedule of live music events. Some nights do have a cover, but it’s always worth it.
754 South Wabash
In the mood for a low key bar, with a dash of karaoke? This often overlooked classic started with their 676 N LaSalle location, and recently opened their second at 22 E Hubbard St. Both deliver daily specials, and lots of entertainment, whether you’re belting out a Rolling Stones classic, or just spectating.
676 N LaSalle & 22 E Hubbard
Redhead Piano Bar
Come for the music, stay… because you’re having too much fun to leave. Request your favorite song, start up a conversation with fellow travelers looking for a break from the ordinary, and take home great memories as souvenirs. The Redhead Piano Bar does not disappoint. Open until 4am Sun-Friday and 5am on Saturday.
16 W Ontario
Howl at the Moon
Because one piano just isn’t enough. This lively after work spot, and visitor favorite doesn’t miss a beat. Dueling Piano shows kick off at 6 or 8pm nightly, accompanied by daily specials. They can accommodate larger groups, but we recommend you call ahead just to be safe.
26 West Hubbard St.
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