Chicago, Illinois is known for its many attractions, including the beloved Chicago Cubs baseball team and its famous Navy Pier. No trip to Chicago would be complete without at least a stop by the Navy Pier, which offers entertainment by boat, an aquarium, shopping, food courts, and tours of the famous attraction. For gambling, the Chicago Board of Gaming is located on North Avenue between North and South streets in Chicago. Just a short walk from that location is the famed “Lone Star Bar” – which hosts music concerts and comedy show nightly.
Riverfront restaurants in Chicago include La Quinta, Belushi, Harry Brown, Rose's Restaurant, and Tony Trini's. A few walking blocks north of those fine restaurants is the popular casino sites of the Fox, L'Auberge du Grand Casino, the Riviera Hotel Casino, and the Board's Bar & Billiards Club. All of these establishments are within walking distance of the many downtown hotels and restaurants. In addition to gaming positions, these Chicago casino locations offer a wonderful selection of restaurants, bars, and clubs, such as the bar and grill that are located at the “Mannequins” on the north side of the riverfront. Riverfront restaurants in Chicago also include venues for live music and karaoke.
The Riverfront area of Chicago is famous for its festivals and musical performances. Two of the most popular happenings in Chicago happen at Grant's Park, which are west of downtown, and at the Navy Pier. During these two festivals – along with dozens of other events every day – visitors can mingle with famous people, shop at amazing specialty stores, dine at some of Chicago's finest restaurants, play slots and blackjack at some of the city's newest casinos, and participate in exciting live music concerts. Chicago is chock full of exciting festivals, events, attractions, and attractions. No matter what time of year you choose to visit, there's something for you in Chicago.