Since this year’s National Convention will take place in Chicago, we wanted to give you a head start on planning your trip! From the beautiful Lake Michigan coastline to the shopping disctrict, there is no shortage of sights to see in this beautiful city. If you are attending this year’s Convention, you are in luck! There are a lot of fun activities planned, including a Sisterhood outing to see the World Series Champion Chicago Cubs! Although we have plenty in store, there will also be free time; here are some of the places we recommend you visit while you are in The Windy City.
Take a selfie with the world famous Cloud Gate sculpture, aka The Bean, and discover a state-of-the-art collection of sculptures, architecture and landscape design. This public park holds hundreds of free cultural programs and family activities and is the perfect place to spend an afternoon.
Shop and dine with a view! The Magnificent Mile is Chicago’s premier tourist destination, playing host to more than 460 stores, 275 restaurants and 60 hotels. Encompassing a 13-block stretch of North Michigan Avenue, The Magnificent Mile has an indulgence for every passion and every pocket.
This 3,300-foot-long pier on the Chicago shoreline of Lake Michigan is home to fireworks, food and fun. Opening July 15, 1916, this pier’s original use was intended to be a dock for freights. Now, Navy Pier hosts an amusement park, gardens, shops and family attractions.
Make a stop at the world’s largest indoor aquarium! Shedd is home to more than 1,500 animals including Beluga whales and stingrays. Spark your compassion, curiosity and conservation for the aquatic animal world.
Founded in 1879 and located in Grant Park, the Art Institute of Chicago holds one of the most impressive collections of art known to man. From Picasso to Van Gogh, this museum has it all and boasts 1.5 million visitors annually.
Be sure to join us for our 52nd National Convention and enjoy the sights and sounds of Chicago. In addition to the opportunity of visiting these beautiful places, you will meet Sisters from across the country, attend National Chapter meetings, witness the installation of our 2017-2019 National Council and hear from motivating speakers who will inspire you to realize your potential! Don’t wait any longer, register HERE!