Though the Chicago Athletic Association hotel has become one of the hottest new properties in Chicago, the history of the building goes back more than a century. The original CAA was established in 1890 with a mission of “providing a setting for athletic, business and social activities.” Founding members included AG Spalding, Cyrus McCormick and Marshall Field.
Looking for a thrill-seeking experience? There’s nothing quite like the new adventure campus coming to Hilton Oak Brook Hills Resort & Conference Center to fill the void. This unique setup, slated for spring 2017, will feature three challenge areas, anchored by a low teams challenge course where groups can work on skills such as problem solving, trust and communication. Other options include a high ropes course and “Leap of Faith,” where leaders and managers can improve upon an ability to trust others.
For your next event, it’s time to think outside the hotel box. Here are venues that highlight the great outdoors, working farms and even pingpong.
Judges that selected the finalists looked at every town in the tri-county region of Burlington, Camden and Gloucester Counties. Readers then went online to vote for their favorite places.
Food and Drink
Al Fresco Dining: Zaffron Mediterranean Cuisine