Luxe lives in Chicago but it doesn't come cheap. So get out
your plastic and be ready to be wowed by the city's upscale offerings.
❏ Have an indulgent breakfast at Travelle on the second floor
of The Langham, Chicago.
❏ Walk off those calories on a shopping excursion to the
upscale malls and designer boutiques on The Magnificent Mile along Michigan
Avenue, Oak and Rush streets.
❏ Have the quail with trahana and porcini stuffing at The
❏ Then marvel at the city while flying above it during your Chicago
❏ Set aside about three hours to dine
at Alinea (purchase your tickets in advance) where each course borders on a
magical work of art.
❏ Top your lavish evening off with a nightcap at The Aviary.
❏ Then get some
much-needed rest at The Langham, Chicago in the Infinity Suite.
❏ Craft your own trip with
Noble Private Art Tours. At galleries such as R.S. Johnson Fine Art, Richard
Gray Gallery and Joel Oppenheimer, Inc. you may be able to purchase some
Audubon prints or David Hockney and Roy Lichtenstein works.
❏ Rest up
for dinner with a spa treatment at the Allyu Spa where the menu includes chakra
balancing and sauna therapy.
❏ See a performance at The Harris Theater for Music
and Dance or Lyric Opera of Chicago.
❏ Relish a late dinner at RPM Steak.
ADD A DAY & STAY
❏ Settle into your home away from home at the romantic Villa
D'Citta in Lincoln Park. In the morning, delight in the B&B's gourmet breakfast.
❏ Rent a luxury
vehicle with Windy City Limousine and spend the day at Fashion Outlets of
❏ Have dinner at Intro where guest chefs create upscale tasting menus.
Plus... Luxe Hotel Spas
- The Peninsula's Uplifting Mint Experience is about upscale warmth.
- Four Seasons Spa's Bamboo Massage stimulates your body with sticks.
- The Spa at
the Trump uses gemstones - diamonds, emeralds, rubies and sapphires - to
- JW Marriott's Spa at JW offers a variety of therapies
including couples massages.
- Enjoy holistic work at Langham's Chuan Spa.
Waldorf Astoria Spa & Health Club offers extensive services such as the
five-hour Restore Package, which includes a massage, facial, pedicure and
Plus... Posh Hotel Suites
foremost hotels offer attention to detail and five-star service you have to see
- The 3,160-square-foot Presidential Suite at the Waldorf Astoria
Chicago has two terraces overlooking the Gold Coast, a fully equipped kitchen,
stocked pantry, dining room and living room with a fireplace.
- The Ritz-Carlton Chicago neighbors superb shopping on The
Magnificent Mile and offers on-site yoga, Pilates and water aerobics, along
with children's bathrobes, a spa, sauna and steam room.
- Sunset views, a wet bar and dual-head shower come standard
with Park Hyatt Chicago's fur- and leather-trimmed Bottega Veneta Suite.
Peninsula Chicago's Peninsula Suite claims its own wing, a living room, dining
room (which can seat 10), a wraparound terrace facing Lake Michigan and even a
baby grand piano.
- For jaw-dropping vistas, Trump International Hotel &
Tower Chicago suites have 10-foot floor-to-ceiling windows, a fireplace, and
one-, two- and three-bedroom accommodations.
- InterContinental Chicago's
two-story Presidential Suite is more like a home than a hotel room. The
1,700-square-foot space includes a media lounge, library, dining and living
room and full kitchen.