Private jet charter to Chicago
Legend has it that Chicago called itself the windy city to poke fun at the bluster and hot air emanating from its politicians. That’s just the way Chicago is – honest and unflinching while embracing the same traits in its residents. Home to a diverse population, the birthplace of House music and the creator of mouth-watering deep-dish pizzas, this city has a rich history of being different that will be of interest to every visitor. Experience as much of it as you can: get a fast quote from Air Charter Service to hire a private jet to Chicago.
If you’ve dreamed of exploring space, Adler Planetarium is its closest possible equivalent. Old and young alike will enjoy taking to the stars with the planetarium’s virtual reality tours, while exhibits put together by its staff of world-class researchers ensure a sensory learning experience like no other. Substitute star-gazing for people watching by heading down to Grant Park and stroll across its 319 acre expanse. Stunning skyline views are punctuated by shimmering jets of water from Buckingham Fountain, guaranteeing a spectacle that truly impresses. Time it right and you may also get to experience Chicago’s acclaimed Lollapalooza festival, which has seen rock legends such as The Smashing Pumpkins, PJ Harvey and Iggy Pop grace its stages. Whether you’re travelling with family or solo, Navy Pier is another attraction that’s sure to provide daylong entertainment. Speedboat rides, firework cruises and private group events are just a snapshot of activities you can enjoy on the water while seasonal shows will give much opportunity to marvel.
Music has a long and illustrious history in this city. With its roots firmly placed in disco, House music was born in Chicago’s Southside during the 70’s, spreading to Europe and beyond through bands such as Depeche Mode, Soft Cell and Giorgio Moroder. House music fans will love getting on the dancefloor at Smart Bar. Located on North Clark Street between Waveland and Racine Avenues, you’ll enjoy a night out amongst a throng of vibrant party-goers and dance to the beat issuing from its world-class Funktion One system. For a more laidback night, head to Jazz Showcase. Chicago is widely viewed as one of the jazz capitals of the world, and Jazz Showcase is its premier venue for this type of music. Owned by legendary jazz musician Joe Segal’s son, this club plays host to international and homegrown talent, with past acts including such greats as Dizzy Gillespie, Eddie ‘Lockjaw’ Davis and Roy Hargrove.
If all that dancing has made you work up an appetite, try Alinea on North Halstead to experience a sublime menu that won’t disappoint. Spearheaded by the inimitable Grant Achatz, the restaurant’s fluid menu encapsulates the very best in modernist cuisine that’s impeccable in its presentation. A lot smaller but equally as notable is 42 Grams is located uptown, on North Broadway Street. Having achieved two Michelin Stars in its first ten months, this restaurant pairs extraordinary attention to detail with its flawless execution of conceptual cuisine. For an upscale dining experience without the pageantry, Chef Carrie Nahabedian’s fluid menu at Naha, located on North Street is the one to beat. Inspired by traditional American and Mediterranean flavours, the restaurant boasts elegant dishes such as locally sourced wood-grilled pork chop with seasonal vegetables and Spanish-inspired bread pudding with saffron ice cream and candied orange peel.
When it comes to settling down for the night, there’s no shortage of well-appointed boutique and high-end hotels in Chicago. Located on downtown’s Magnificent Mile, The Ritz-Carlton provides stunning skyline views and immaculate upscale rooms with the added benefit of an indoor pool and day spa. Or for a truly decadent stay, check out The Langham, set in a Mies van der Rohe landmark tower, with its breath-taking panoramic views of Lake Michigan. Chic interiors and light, airy rooms bring its guests a feeling of expansive comfort that are sure to leave them refreshed after a day of touring the city. Additional amenities include an upscale spa, a contemporary Mediterranean restaurant and a health club and spa. Why not review our airport finder to ensure you choose the airport most suited to your needs. Simply contact our team and we’ll arrange everything you need to charter a private jet to Chicago.