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Where to Celebrate Mother’s Day in the Chicago Loop


Posted  13 months ago  in  Loop List

2 MIN READ - Mother's Day is Sunday, May 12, and the lady you dearly treasure deserves to have a great weekend. Luckily, you're in Chicago, a city that rolls out the red carpet to spoil her with all the love. Show her how much you care with our Mother's Day guide in the Loop.


Before launching fully into the day, you need to grab a bite to eat—and we found some great options for you. Here, you can find the best French toasts, eggs Benedict, and bottomless mimosas. Once tummies are pleasantly sated, you'll be ready for the rest of your Mother's Day celebration.

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Shoreline Sightseeing Boat Tour


The weather is warming up just in time for you and mom to see the city you love through the eyes of the people who know it best on Mother’s Day. Globally-popular boat tours offer a history of Chicago and its architecture, while you sip on exquisite drinks and take in the skyline views. If you want panoramic as well as close-up views of Chicago's finest skyscrapers and cultural landmarks, bus tours take you on an extensive route, showcasing the best the city has to offer.

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Show all of that mommy-love for Mom with a journey to the ultimate urban oases in the heart of the hustle and bustle of the Chicago Loop. These sophisticated hotel spas bring tranquility and relaxation through sumptuous treatments that will help her de-stress and unwind. She will feel refreshed and alive at our city's premier retreats.

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Cerise Rooftop at Virgin Hotels Chicago


Take Mom to a whole new level (literally) at one of the Chicago Loop’s finest rooftop bars. These skyscraping patios boast perfectly crafted cocktails, award-winning dining, and some of the best views of the city. With indoor-outdoor options, these sky-high escapes provide a relaxing atmosphere and Instagram-worthy, memorable moments.

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Treat Mom to some Tony Award-winning performances in the glittering Theatre District of the Loop, which is home to some of the most captivating shows in historically-rich, opulent theatres. From star-studded companies like Broadway In Chicago and Goodman Theatre to intimate theatres like Silk Road Rising, you have plenty of options to entertain your guest of honor. And pssst... You can snag half-priced theatre tickets at Hot Tix.

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Morton's The Steakhouse


If you want an elevated dining experience, the Loop has one of the most dynamic food scenes in the nation. With a variety of cuisines for different palates, Loop restaurants bring delicious flavors from around the world with regal-like hospitality for your queen. You’ll also find some of the largest wine cellars with tens of thousands of collections.

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Want to escape the morning commute and treat Mom to breakfast in bed? Stay in some of the best hotels in Chicago. Find a room steps from all the world-class culture, Theatre District, restaurants, outdoor space, and famous attractions.

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Just in time for Mother’s Day, a fresh crop of exhibitions is sweeping the museums of the Chicago Loop and beyond. Give your mom a glimpse of the world with spring exhibitions housed in some of the most exceptional museums and galleries. This guide will help you sort out which of them are must-sees exhibits.

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If you’re going to drive to the Loop, download the iParkit mobile app for discounted parking at any of InterPark's 18 city-wide locations. It will give you easy access to the city's best attractions. Millennium Garages also offers multiple convenient parking garages, and you can secure your spot ahead of time online. If you are going to be drinking, we recommend you take a Lyft or the CTA for a safe ride back home. Click here to plot your route.