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Stay in the Loop, Chicago Style

Located in the Loop of Downtown Chicago, Silversmith Hotel is surrounded by the elevated "el" train tracks looping around the city center making up one of the best public transit systems in the country, The Red, Orange, Pink, Green, Brown and Purple trains are steps away with a myriad of buses and taxis for easy access in The Loop and beyond. Guests of Silversmith Hotel stay on The Loop in the middle of it all, steps from Chicago's financial district and exciting attractions like Millennium Park, Grant Park, and the Art Institute of Chicago.

Chicago Loop Fares

  • $2.25 - Single Ride
  • $5.75 - 1-day Unlimited
  • $14.00 - 3-day Unlimited
  • $23.00 - 7-day Unlimited
 
 

Chicago Loop Stations Near Silversmith Hotel

  • Washington "el" Train Station (Washington & S. Wabash)
    • Brown, Pink, Purple, Orange, and Green Lines
  • Monroe Subway Stations
    • Red (State Street Subway), and Blue (Dearborn Street Subway) Lines
  • Michigan Avenue & Madison / Monroe
    • Northbound Buses - 3, 4, 6, 14
    • Southbound Buses - 3, 4, 14, 145, 147
  • For fares and a downloadable map of the Loop, visit  Transit Chicago 
 
For more fare information and a downloadable map,  click here .
 
Buses run every 10-20 minutes, while trains run every 7-10 minutes during the day and early evening, and every 10-15 minutes later in the night. With skyscrapers, historic landmarks, endless shopping, and office buildings all across the city, everything Chicago has to offer is just a transit pass away. Just ask our Concierge where to buy one, get yours, and get riding! Some popular stops along the way include:
 

Chicago Loop Attractions

 

Art Institute Chicago

Considered to be one of the greatest museums in the world, the Art Insitute of Chicago is home to over 300,000 works of art. The diverse museum also boasts a famous collection of 20th century art along with galleries featuring decorative and fine arts from America, Asia, Africa, Europe and Latin America. The Brown, Green, Orange, Pink, and Purple lines of the El all stop above ground at Adams/Wabash, one block west of the museum. The Red and Blue lines stop underground at Monroe, a few blocks away. Guests of The Silversmith can walk to this world-famous art museum.
 

Buckingham Fountain

One of Chicago's most popular attractions, Buckingham Fountain is one of the largest in the world. Located in Grant Park, the sea horse design symbolizes each of the four states around Lake Michigan: Illinois, Wisconsin, Michigan and Indiana. Every hour on the hour for 20 minutes, the fountain produces a dazzling water display and the center jet shoots 150 feet into the air. Guests of Silversmith Hotel access the fountain on the El Blue Line to Jackson or Lasalle stop.

Macy's on State Street

The impressive Midwest flagship store is located in the historic Marshall Field's building on State Street, featuring the largest Tiffany glass-tiled ceiling in the world and intricate architectural details. Guests of Silversmith Hotel can take the "el" Train Red Line and stop at Lake Street, the Blue Line and stop at Washington, the Brown & Orange lines and stop at Randolph/Wabash, or the Green Line and stop at Randolph/Washington.
 

Willis Tower

Formerly the Sears Tower, Willis Tower is the tallest building in the U.S. and the seventh-tallest freestanding structure in the world. One of the most popular tourist destinations in Chicago, the Skydeck on the 103rd floor showcases the iconic skyline and up to 50miles of surrounding landscape. A thrilling vertical view from The Ledge is accessed by the Willis Tower's glass floor balcony hanging 1,353 feet over Wacker Drive. The "el" train's Brown, Orange, Purple and Pink lines stop at Quincy Street Station delivering guests of the Silversmith Hotel right to the attraction.

Millennium Park

Encompassing 24.5 acres in Downtown Chicago on Michigan Avenue, Millennium Park exhibits outstanding art, music, architecture and landscape design. Enjoy free concerts by the Grant Park Orchestra and Chorus, breathtaking works of public art and architecture, ice skating, and al fresco dining. This beautiful urban park is within walking distance from the hotel or take the Green, Orange, Brown, Pink or Purple Line Express El lines, stopping at Madison/Wabash or Randolph/Wabash, just two blocks east.
 

The Chicago Theatre

Named the "Wonder Theatre of the World" when opened in 1921, The historic Chicago Theatre showcases blockbuster concerts and performances. A symbol of State Street and Chicago, the iconic "C-H-I-C-A-G-O" marquee is a Windy City landmark, accessible from the Brown, Green, Pink, Orange and Purple Line Express El lines stop at State/Lake.

Museum Campus

Three of the world's finest museums are located on the lakefront just south of the Loop in an area known as the Museum Campus. Guests cean easily explore the natural world in one destination that features the Field Museum of Natural History, Shedd Aquarium and the Adler Planetarium, accessible from the Red Line subway or the Green and Orland El stop at Roosevelt.
 

Magnificent Mile

Michigan Avenue's Magnificent Mile is Chicago's prestigious shopping, dining, and entertainment strand in Downtown Chicago. 460 world-class stores, four shopping centers, amazing restaurants, unique boutique shops, theaters, museums, and art galleries can all be found along the eight blocks that constitute the "Mile." Check out Chicago Place and Water Tower Place along with American Girl, Bloomingdales, Nordstrom, Crate & Barrel, FAO Schwartz, Saks 5th Avenue and Niketown. From the Red Line subway, exit at the Chicago station and walk three blocks east.
 
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