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Things To Do In Chicago & Local Tips from the Staff at Hotel Allegro

Getting off the beaten path and discovering hidden gems is one of the wonders of travel. Did you know about Chicago's pride in our neighborhoods? Want the best deep dish pizza in the city? Perhaps you're looking for a live improv comedy show. How do you find those special places? Ask a local. Hotel Allegro helps you make the most of your Chicago stay by sharing our staff's favorite things to do in Chicago.

We asked our intrepid staff: If you had only two days in Chicago, what would you do? Take a peek, have some fun and Live Like a Local.

Retail therapy
Samantha Anderson

Samantha Anderson

Guest Service Agent

  • Block 37 has something for every shopper - from Anthropologie, Steve Madden or Sephora.

  • Tribeca Boutique is in the West Loop is a modern and eclectic shop that sells an assortment of locally made jewelry and clothing.

Drink
Tommy G

Tommy G

Manager - 312 Chicago

  • At Telegraph the wine list is second to none in Chicago.  Pair it with their house made charcuterie. 

  • Billy Sunday has cocktails made with perfection.

Wellness
Tyler H

Tyler H

Front Office Supervisor

  • Enjoy the city from the water with Urban Kayak's guided tours as well as unguided adventures. 

  • Rent a DIVVY Bike when in Chicago and explore the city and her neighborhoods in style. 

Play
Katie D

Katie D

Assistant Front Office Manager

  • Get your rock on inside Reggie's Rock House, complete with live music and vintage poster eye candy.

  • Free Spirit Merlot and Massage Cruises offers a Lake Michigan cruise with massages and wine. 

Eat
Alex C

Alex C

Assistant Director of Finance

  • A fine dining diner, Au Cheval serves the best burger in the city. 

  • Coalfire pizza serves up the best Napoleon style brick oven pizzas you will ever have. 

One of a kind
Elena H

Elena H

Area Sales Manager

  • Lookingglass Theatre Co is a 2011 Tony Award recipient for "outstanding regional theatre." 

  • Lincoln Park Zoo is an urban oasis in the heart of the city, is free to everyone and fun for the whole family.

For more information about any of these suggestions and additional favorites, contact Allegro Chicago's concierge at (312) 236-0123.

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