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November 15, 2023

Experience the Magic of Winter: A Guide to Chicago's December Attractions

Experience the Magic of Winter: A Guide to Chicago's December Attractions

Winter in Chicago is a truly magical time of year. The city transforms into a winter wonderland, with enchanting lights, festive events, and an unmistakable holiday spirit in the air. If you're planning a December visit to the Windy City, you're in for a treat. In this blog, we'll take you on a journey through some of Chicago's most popular winter attractions, ensuring you make the most of your visit. From the iconic Christkindlmarket to ice skating at Millennium Park and the dazzling ZooLights at Lincoln Park Zoo, we've got your winter adventure covered.

Christkindlmarket: A European Holiday Market

Our first stop on this winter tour of Chicago is the Christkindlmarket, an enchanting holiday market that transports you straight to the heart of Europe. Located at Daley Plaza, this traditional German Christmas market offers a cozy, festive atmosphere. With vendors selling handcrafted ornaments, delicious treats, and warm mulled wine, it's the perfect place to find unique gifts and indulge in some authentic holiday cheer.

Nutcracker Immersive Experience: A Magical Journey

New to the winter lineup is Chicago's Nutcracker immersive experience, a spellbinding journey into the classic holiday tale. Step into a world of enchantment as you follow the iconic characters through immersive sets and dazzling performances. Perfect for families and lovers of the arts, this experience adds a touch of magic to your Chicago winter escapade.

Millennium Park Ice Skating: Glide Under the Bean

If you've ever dreamt of ice skating under the iconic "Bean" sculpture, your dream can become a reality at Millennium Park. The McCormick Tribune Ice Rink is nestled in the heart of the city, and it's free to skate. Surrounded by twinkling city lights and the stunning Chicago skyline, it's an unforgettable experience for visitors of all ages.

ZooLights at Lincoln Park Zoo: A Dazzling Display

Lincoln Park Zoo comes alive with the magic of the holiday season during ZooLights. Wander through the zoo's illuminated pathways and witness breathtaking light displays. You'll find plenty of photo opportunities and chances to enjoy the seasonal spirit with your loved ones. The best part? Admission is free on Mondays, making it a wonderful family-friendly option.

Plan Your Stay at Hotel EMC2

After a day of exploring Chicago's December attractions, you'll want a comfortable and stylish place to unwind. Hotel EMC2 is the ideal choice for travelers seeking luxurious accommodations in the heart of the city. Our prime location and welcoming ambiance will make your winter getaway a memorable experience.Chicago truly comes alive during December, offering a host of magical attractions and events that will create cherished memories for you and your loved ones. From the charm of the Christkindlmarket to the joy of ice skating at Millennium Park and the wonder of ZooLights at Lincoln Park Zoo, Chicago's winter attractions are not to be missed. Make the most of your visit by immersing yourself in the holiday spirit and experiencing the magic of the Windy City during this enchanting season.If you're planning a December trip to Chicago, make Hotel EMC2 your home away from home. Our luxurious accommodations and prime location ensure your winter getaway is nothing short of exceptional. Book your stay with us and experience the best of Chicago's winter wonderland.

Hotel EMC2, Autograph Collection
228 East Ontario Street
Chicago, IL 60611

Phone: (312) 915-0000
Reservations: (844) 205-3939
Email: Info@HotelEMC2.com
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