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Chicago Marriott Downtown Magnificent Mile

540 North Michigan Avenue, (Driveway Entrance on 541 North Rush Street) · Chicago, Illinois 60611 USA

Chicago Marriott Downtown Destination Guide

  • 1-312-836-0100

Urban Exploration

Bikes. Trains. Boats. Walking. Segway tours. Chicago has almost as many ways to explore as it has destinations. The journey often begins just outside the front door of our hotel on Michigan Avenue, Chicago Marriott Downtown Magnificent Mile. From Lake Michigan to Water Tower Place, Oak Street Beach and Navy Pier, our hotel puts you near it all.


Popular Tours


Chicago Trolley & Double Decker Tours
Water Tower Pumping Station 
(773) 648-5000

Chicago's First Lady Cruises
112 E. Wacker Dr. on Chicago's Riverwalk 
(847) 358-1330

Chicago Architecture Foundation Tours
224 S. Michigan Ave. 
(312) 922-3432

Absolutely Chicago Segway Tours - 0.9 miles
238 E. Monroe St. 
(312) 552-5100

Wendella Sightseeing Boats - 0.2 miles
400 N. Michigan Ave. 
(312) 337-1446



Lake Michigan Lakefront - 0.5 miles

Chicago's 18-plus-mile-long Lakefront Trail is ideal for bikers, runners and bladers. Along the trail are parks, beaches, gardens and amenities like washrooms, drinking fountains and concession stands.

Oak Street Beach - 0.8 miles
Oak St. & Lake Shore Dr. 
(312) 742-5121

North Avenue Beach - 1.6 miles
North Ave. & Lake Shore Dr. 
(312) 742-5121



Chicago Water Taxi - 0.3 miles

For fast, affordable and fun connections between Chicago's top tourist destinations, Water Taxis are the perfect combination of sightseeing and convenient transportation.

Divvy Bike Rentals - 0.2 miles

The E. Grand Divvy bike station is less than two blocks from our downtown hotel. Each station features a touchscreen kiosk, station map, and a docking system that releases bikes using a member key or ride code.

Chicago Transit Authority (CTA) - 0.2 miles

The hotel is two blocks from the CTA ‘Red' line on Grand Avenue. The CTA operates the nation's second largest public transportation system and covers the City of Chicago and 38 surrounding suburbs.

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