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PAW-Fection on The Magnificent Mile

Looking for dog-friendly locations as you plan your trip to The Magnificent Mile? Don't leave without the most important member of the family!

Whether you are a Chicago Native looking to show your four-legged friend a whole new view on the city or a visitor who just can't imagine traveling without your pooch, there's something that everyone will love.

So read on for the best spots to take your pup this summer!


  • Juniper Spirits & Oysters

    Four Legged Friends Welcome

    Located in the Claridge House, Juniper Spirits & Oysters welcomes four legged friends out on their patio. You and your pup can relax with a variety of fresh fish in the recently renovated seafood restaurant. Enjoy oysters from whichever coast you prefer and sip on gin based cocktails with the company of your favorite friend.

    Juniper Spirits and Oysters
    124 N Dearborn Parkway, Chicago, 60610 | (312) 787-4980

  • Beatrix

    Home-Made for Your Pup

    Beatrix not only offers inventive, healthy, and most of all delicious menu items, but also has home made treats for your dog too! Don’t forget to pick an in house bakery treat for yourself too. Treat yourselves to a perfect meal on a just as perfect patio at one of their two locations near The Magnificent Mile, Streeterville and River North!

    519 N Clark Street, Chicago, 60654 | (312) 284-1377

    671 N St. Clair Street, Chicago, 60611 | (312) 642-0001


  • Seadog Cruises Chicago

    It's All In The Name

    Looking for the Paw-fect way to see the city with your pooch?  Head to Navy Pier and hop on a quick Seadog Cruise!  Take their informative Architecture River Cruise and learn about the history of the city from the comfort of the boat, or zip across the lake on a Lakefront Speed Boat Cruise and let the wind blow through your best friend's fur!

    Seadog Cruises Chicago
    600 E Grand Ave, Chicago, 60611 | (888) 345-3880

  • Mercury Cruises

    Cruising with the Canines

    Sit back, relax and soak in the city with your four-legged friend as you cruise along Chicago's waterways, while you enjoy a lively narration of Chicago's history and architectural marvels with dog-friendly highlights. These cruises depart on Saturdays and Sunday until October 7th, click here to learn more. 

    Mercury Cruises
    112 E. Wacker Drive | (312) 332-1353

More Hotel Offers

  • The Gwen

    Glam It Up For Man's Best Friend

    Treat yourself and your favorite pup to a glamorous stay at The Gwen Hotel! With its 1930s feel and top notch modern-day amenities, you and your pup won’t fur-get this experience!

    The Gwen
    521 N Rush Street, Chicago, 60611 | (312) 645-1500

  • The Peninsula

    PAW-Fectly at Home

    The Peninsula knows how important your pets are to you and wants them to feel at home! This premier property with Forbes Five Star and AAA Five Diamond Awards is guaranteed to be a memorable experience for you and your furry friends.

    The Peninsula
    108 E Superior Street, Chicago, 60611 | (312) 337-2888

  • InterContinental Chicago Magnificent Mile

    For Paws of All Shapes and Sizes

    The InterContinental is pawfect for dogs of any size! Located right on The Magnificent Mile surrounded by some of the cities finest dining and best attractions, you are guaranteed to enjoy your stay at the Intercontinental with your dog right by your side!

    InterContinental Chicago Magnificent Mile
    505 N Michigan Ave, Chicago, 60611 | (312) 944-4100

  • Four Seasons Hotel Chicago

    For A Pup-Tastic View

    Give your dog a new point of view with a breathtaking lakeside view in some of the highest rooms in Chicago! Located in Gold Coast steps away from The Magnificent Mile, The Four Seasons Hotel is iconic and elegant. Your dog will be begging you to go back!

    Four Seasons Hotel Chicago
    120 E Delaware Place, Chicago, 60611 | (312) 280-8800

  • Claridge House Chicago

    Away From The Hustle and Bustle

    Located in the heart of Chicago’s Gold Coast, Claridge House Chicago will take you and your dog away from the big, busy city feeling. Take your dog for a walk on the lake or through Lincoln Park then sit on the patio at Juniper Spirits and Oysters where your dog can enjoy a specialty doggy cocktail!

    Claridge House Chicago
    124 N Dearborn Parkway, Chicago, 60610 | (312) 787-4980

  • Home2 Suites

    Never Leave Your Pup Behind

    Greeted with treats upon arrival, your pup will love Home2 Suites as much as you! Located in the heart of Chicago, Home2 Suites if perfect for your next business or weekend trip to the city, and you won’t have to leave your pup behind!

    Home2 Suites
    110 W Huron Street, Chicago, 60654 | (312) 944-8000

  • The Talbott

    Talbott Tails

    The Talbott is the perfect place for your pooch to “bott” around! With several dog parks and beaches in walking distance, you and your pooch will pawsitively fall in love with The Talbott. Use #TalbottTails during your stay with your pooch and share the puppy love!

    The Talbott
    20 E Delaware Place, Chicago, 60611 | (800) 825-2688

  • Residence Inn Downtown/River North

    Treat Them Like Family

    Pets are family, and no vacation would be complete without the whole family.  Extend your stay in trendy River North and reward your good boy or girl with a doggie bag of treats and toys at check-in.  Click here to learn more and to book your stay!

    Residence Inn Downtown/River North
    410 N Dearborn St, Chicago, 60654 | (312) 494-9301

  • Aloft Chicago Downtown

    Sit, Stay & Enjoy!

    It's a dog's life at Aloft Chicago Downtown River North. The Arf Program at the Aloft Chicago Downtown is free of charge and open to all guests traveling with pets - no deposits, no hassle, simply a breeze. It's important that our four-legged guests enjoy all the comforts of home.  Stay with us and your pet will enjoy an Aloft brand dog bed, in-room water bowl, complimentary woof-alicious treats, and dog toys for play time.

    Aloft Chicago Downtown
    515 N Clark Street, Chicago, 60654 | (312) 661-1000

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