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JW Marriott Chicago

151 West Adams Street · Chicago, Illinois 60603 USA

JW Marriott Chicago Destination Guide

  • 1-312-660-8200


Urban Exploration

From Chicago's 18-plus-mile lakefront path, that boasts stellar beaches to entertaining tours that cruise both land and water, our Chicago luxury hotel offers vast opportunities for urban explorers!

Popular Tours

Not sure what to see first? Take a tour! Knowledgeable and entertaining guides will show you the sights known around the globe, or, to the unique architecture, food and other places that tap into your special passions.

Chicago Trolley & Double Decker Tours 
Entertaining tour guides tell stories of history, architecture, and culture of The Windy City.

Water Tower Pumping Station
(773) 648-5000

Chicago's First Lady Cruises 
Welcome aboard Chicago's finest fleet! Choose Chicago's First Lady Cruises and the Chicago Architecture Foundation to experience 90 minutes of our amazing city!

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

Chicago Architecture Foundation Tours 
Experience what U.S. News & World Report named the "#1 best thing to do in Chicago." The Chicago Architecture Foundation (CAF) offers more than 85 different walking, boat, bus, bike, Segway and L train tours.

224 S. Michigan Ave.
(312) 922-3432

Chicago Pizza Tours 
Enjoy a bus guided tour of culturally significant and neighborhood pizzerias. See Chicago "One Slice At A Time," as you taste the best neighborhood Chicago pizzas.

(800) 979-3370

Absolutely Chicago Segway Tours 
Chicago Segway Tours gives you breathtaking views of Chicago's most famous attractions!

238 E. Monroe St.
(312) 552-5100

Wendella Sightseeing Boats 
As Chicago's original architecture boat tour, Wendella has been dedicated to serving Chicago's families, visitors, students, guests and commuters for over 75 years.

400 N. Michigan Ave.
(312) 337-1446

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Chicago boasts 26 miles of shoreline, 33 beaches and an over 18-mile long bike path along Lake Michigan. The lakefront is just minutes from the JW Marriott Chicago.

Lake Michigan Lakefront
Chicago's 18-plus-mile-long Lakefront Trail extends from Hollywood Ave. on the North End to 71st St. on the South Side. The path is ideal for bikers, runners and bladers. Along the trail are parks, beaches, gardens and amenities like washrooms, drinking fountains and concession stands.

North Avenue Beach 
One of Chicago's most popular beaches, North Avenue Beach, features a unique beach house. This sleek, ocean liner-inspired building, decked out in a crisp blue and white, boasts one of the best views in the city.

North Ave. & Lake Shore Dr.
(312) 742-5121

Oak Street Beach 
While most cities build industrially all the way up to their respective lakefronts, Chicago's remains an open playground to the public. Oak Street Beach is located just off Michigan Avenue and offers a stunning backdrop of Chicago's famous buildings.

Oak St. & Lake Shore Dr.
(312) 742-5121

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