FinalsiteU Activities

Located in the heart of downtown Chicago, you'll find plenty of ways to stay busy before, during, and after the conference. 

Millenium Park

What's There to Do in Chicago?

Chicago offers many environmental treasures including 552 parks and 33 beaches.

Two of the most popular parks in the city, Millennium Park and Grant Park, are close to our conference hotel. While visiting Chicago, take a run or bike ride along the 23-mile lakefront path. Swissotel Chicago directly overlooks many of the city's most famous landmarks. Nearby attractions include: The Magnificent Mile, Millennium Park, Grant Park, The Art Institute of Chicago, Navy Pier, Chicago Shakespeare Theater, State Street Shopping, Sears Tower, The Field Museum, Shedd Aquarium, Adler Planetarium & Astronomy Museum. 



Thursday, June 20th | 5:00 PM

360 Chicago Observation Deck

Check out the view 1000 feet about the Miracle Mile. 

Get ready for an incredible view from high above the city, and hop on the TILT, Chicago's highest thrill from an enclosed moving platform will tilt you over Michigan Avenue! Discounted tickets: $15 




Thursday, June 20th | 7:00 PM

Chicago Cubs vs. New York Mets

Join in the action at Wrigley Field with the Finalsite crew!

The first pitch will be thrown at 7:05 p.m. Come cheer for your team, enjoy some stadium fare, and check out the historic Wrigley Field. Discounted tickets: $50 


Thursday, June 20th | 4:00 - 6:00 PM

Chicago River Cruise

Join us for relaxing architectural tour from the water!

We'll board Odyssey's glass-sided boat for cocktails, hors d'oeuvres, and a narrated tour of some of Chicago's famous buildings. 4:00-6:00 p.m. Exclusive price for registrants: $50.


Morning Run

June 20th and 21st| 6:00 AM

Morning Run

Want to see Chicago on your feet? Get invigorated with Finalsite's morning run!

We'll leave promptly at 6:00 am. Runners can do a two-mile or four-mile loop. It's a great way to start your day of sessions!


fitness centre

Penthouse Fitness Centre

Invigorate your body and mind in this state-of-the art gym on the 50th floor! 

Overlooking panoramic views of Lake Michigan, the Penthouse Fitness Centre helps you stay in good shape while you are away from your home gym. Pump up your energy level with a circuit of Precor cardio, strength-building equipment and free weights.


June 20th and 21st| 6:00 AM

Boot Camp

A Power Hour that will leave you energized!  6:00 am 

Join Swissotel Chicago's Vitality Committee for our weekly Boot Camps, where you can power through an hour of mixed calisthenics and cardio. Appropriate for all fitness levels, this workout puts you right alongside one of Chicago's top trainers for a workout that will leave you feeling energized.



Ready to Join us in Chicago?

20 years and so much to celebrate! Join us in making this the best Finalsite University ever.