Chicago, IL

Chicago, IL and Surronding Suburbs

Known as The Windy City, this Midwest city is packed full of attractions and sites to add fun to your trip.

Hollywood Casino Amphitheater - Tinley Park, IL

Are you wanting to round out your Expo weekend with live music? Tinley Park features the Hollywood Casino Amphitheater just minutes away from Tinley Park convention center and EVEN Hotel.

After the Meet & Greet, head over to enjoy Rod Stewart and Cheap Trick in concert!

Hollywood Casino Amphitheater

Starbucks Reserve - Chicago, IL

If you are a Starbucks fan, taking a trip downtown to visit the Starbucks Reserve Roastery might be a fun trip addition.

This multi-floor Starbucks located on Michigan Ave downtown features a different experience on each floor. Start by grabbing your coffee on the 1st floor and check out the roaster in action surrounded by beautiful artwork.

Head to the 2nd floor, dedicated to an authentic Italian bakery where you can enjoy fresh breads, pizza and other Italian fare. The 3rd floor features the experiential coffee bar, where you can take a coffee flight or savor nitrogen-infused gelato. The 4th floor is home to the Cocktail Bar, featuring innovative coffee and tea-forward cocktails.

Last, weather permitting, head to the roof for amazing views of Michigan Ave and the Roastery below.

The Field Museum of Natural History

The Field Museum of Natural History, or Field Museum in Chicago, is one place you will want to carve out time for.  One of the largest natural history museums in the world, there are a wide array of exhibits to spark your interest. 

Travel back in time and get an up-close view of Sue, the largest most complete T-Rex discovered. If you want a bit of bling, stroll through the sparkling Hall of Gems to seem amazing gemstones and gold. See the wonders of Egypt, learn about plant medicine, or walk-through Becoming Jane: The Evolution of Dr. Jane Goodall and learn about her journey.

With almost 40 million specimens and artifacts in the collection, there’s something for everyone.