This tourist hot spot features shops, eateries, an IMAX cinema and a bevy of sightseeing boat tours. Pier Park is home to an old-fashioned swing ride and 18-hole mini-golf course with an even larger Ferris wheel on the way. You'll also find the Chicago Children's Museum and a rotating roster of live entertainment. Most offerings may not turn locals on, but the seasonsal events, indoor activities and great people-watching provide plenty of entertainment, no matter what the weather.
These Chicago neighborhoods not only provide swanky hot spots for eating and drinking but also function as an entertainment hub, providing all means of recreation before and after you wine and dine. With some of the city's best arcade bars, top attractions like Navy Pier, movie theaters, bowling alleys, museums and more, you have a lot to choose from (not to mention the shopping mecca that is the Magnificent Mile). Here's our guide to the best things to do in River North and Streeterville.
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