The best way to start your HRS getaway in Chicago is to get a 360-degree view of this magnificent city from the Hancock Observatory. A trip to the ninety-fourth floor of the John Hancock Center is well worth the trip. From the observatory, guests can learn all about the history of Chicago, including information about famous residents, events and businesses from the city's rich and interesting past. Whether you cast a gaze to the shores of Lake Michigan or toward the equally impressive skyscrapers in Chicago's skyline, the Hancock Observatory is the best place to get your bearings in this bustling metropolis. Conveniently located in the heart of downtown, you can easily explore many of Chicago's other sites on foot from Hancock Observatory. Chicago's shopping, dining, museums and parks keep both locals and tourists entertained from morning till night.