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Treat yourself to a memorable Chicago staycation right in the heart of the city. Whether it's a family vacation, a gourmet exploration, or simply a celebratory occasion, our resort-like offerings will suit your travel needs.

Enrich your Langham experience by taking in the city from a unique perspective. Enjoy a concierge-guided morning run, an iconic Chicago River Cruise, or an adrenaline-pumping city helicopter ride.

runnning along the chicago river


Start your morning with a run led by Chef Concierge Philippe Gills. This running enthusiast has run the Chicago Marathon eight times. Through September, explore the city with Philippe as he takes you on a morning run along the iconic lakefront and beyond.

Activity day: Wednesday
Time: 7am
Meeting point: Hotel Lobby, first floor

Advanced reservation required.


Take in the Windy City's rich architectural history with a 90-minute Chicago Architecture daytime or evening river cruise aboard Chicago's First Lady. Cruise the iconic Chicago River and learn about the historical stories associated with Chicago's architectural wonders.

Activity days: Daily
Time: 9am to 8pm
Meeting point: Michigan Ave Bridge at Wacker Dr
Tickets start at $52 per person, excluding tax.

Additional fees, terms and conditions may apply.
chicago river view with skyscrapers
woman in helicopter overlooking the city skyline below


Enjoy views of the second city in first-class style while sitting in the passenger seat of a helicopter high above Chicago’s magnificent skyline. This unparalleled experience includes a private helicopter ride by Breeze and transportation to and from the heliport for up to four guests. 

Activity days: Daily

Time: Customized schedule

Meeting point: Lobby, first floor to Chicago Vertiport

Experience starts at $2,000

Additional fees, terms and conditions may apply.

A guest room reservation is required for all experiences.

Reservations must be made in advance.

All offers are subject to availability and local accommodation tax. Blackout dates may apply.

We reserve the right to change the promotion details from time to time and offer alternative benefits should the one requested be unavailable. In case of dispute, we reserve the right to make the final decision.

1865 Privilege


1865 Privilege

Join our guest loyalty programme, and enjoy an array of exclusive rewards whenever you stay with us.

Complimentary Wi-Fi • Miles accrual • Members-only offers