This page helps annual meeting attendees learn about Chicago and find unique dining experiences, high-quality theater productions, world-class museums and a variety of other fun things to do all within a few miles of McCormick Place.
Chicago is a big, multicultural city that thrives on its Midwestern friendliness and community feel. Whether you choose to stay close to the convention center, experience the Magnificent Mile or visit the charming Gold Coast neighborhood, you're sure to experience the diversity of Chicago's neighborhoods during RSNA's annual meeting.
Facts and languages
CurrencyAn exchange rate calculator such as xe.com is a great tool to convert international currency into U.S. dollars. If you wish to exchange foreign currency, check out Choose Chicago's foreign currency exchange list.
ElectricityThe standard current for power outlets in the U.S. is 120 volt, 60 hertz. It's recommended to get a Type-B adapter plug NEMA 5-15 to ensure your electrical items work in Chicago.
Getting around town
Take some time during the annual meeting to experience Chicago. In addition to rideshare services like Uber and Lyft, the following public transportation options can take you around town:
Chicago provides countless opportunities to relax and have fun. Enjoy a show, watch a game or take advantage of our lively nightlife.
Did you know 23 Chicago restaurants were awarded Michelin stars in 2022? In addition, 55 restaurants received Bib Gourmand designations for high-quality food with affordable prices. With such a wide range of budget-friendly restaurants, you can't go wrong dining in Chicago.
Chicago has activities for everyone. Crowned “Best Big City in the U.S.” for the sixth consecutive year (Condé Nast Traveler’s Reader’s Choice Awards 2022), Chicago boasts world-renowned museums, iconic architecture, vibrant neighborhoods and premier shopping experiences.