Millennium Park is located in the heart of Chicago and is only about an hour away from Vital Wellness Center in the Elburn, IL area. It is one of the most popular destinations in Chicago for entertainment, culture, arts, music, and more. There are many events to enjoy at the park throughout the year, and the activities appeal to people of all ages. Whether you’re a nature lover, architecture enthusiast, art freak, music fanatic, fitness addict, or just want to have fun with friends and family, you’ll definitely find something to enjoy here.
Crown Fountain debuted in 2004 and is a brilliantly designed public art/video sculpture by renowned Catalan artist Jaume Plensa and implemented by Krueck and Sexton Architects. It features an interactive fountain made up of a black granite reflecting pool and positioned between a pair of 50-foot glass brick towers that display digital videos using LED technology.
Lurie Garden opened in July of 2004 and is a 2.5 acre garden featuring shrubs, trees, grasses, bulbs, and perennials that create thick, sheltering hedges and a vast array of colorful beauty.
Maggie Daley Park
If rock climbing is your thing then you will surely enjoy Maggie Daley Park. Whether you are a beginner or an expert, there is a surface that is perfect for you. This 19,000 square-foot climbing wall is divided into three climbing types which include lead-harnessed, bouldering, and top rope.
Plaza at Park Grill
Lots of people visit the Plaza at Park Grill and the reason is obvious. Chicago’s biggest outdoor dining venue, it is seated near the famous Cloud Gate and offers stunning views of Millennium Park and the gorgeous Chicago skyline.
Known locally as “The Bean,” this structure forms a shiny archway into the park where visitors can walk underneath the enormous structure to stare at their distorted reflections. Revealed in 2004 and created by British artist Sir Anish Kapoor, it was inspired by liquid mercury and is one of the largest sculptures of its kind.