Embarking on your first adventure in this one-of-a-kind city? Where you choose to stay makes a big difference when it comes to vacations in Chicago. To ensure you make the right choice, here are four hotels you’ll fall in love with:
Choose one of our vacation packages in Chicago based around the attractions or activities you’re most looking forward to. In Near South is the sprawling Museum Campus, which consists of three large museums. Stargaze at the Adler Planetarium, pay a visit to the infamous Sue the T-Rex at the Field Museum of Natural History, and finish the museum hop at the Shedd Aquarium. Architecture aficionados will be drawn to the gorgeous buildings found in the Loop, including the Fine Arts Building, The Reliance Building, and the Rookery. Use the city's popular public transportation system to get around, but if you want to explore beyond the city limits you may want to rent a car in Chicago.
Every year, the Chicago River is dyed green for St. Patrick's Day, which is celebrated with a parade the Saturday before the holiday. This popular event is only one item in a crammed calendar of city events. Head outdoors to listen to classical music during the 10-week Grant Park Music Festival or sip on favorite beers while discovering new ones at the Chicago Craft Beer Festival in July. Live music, food, and the arts are the focus of most of the festivals. Let the festivals guide you when you plan vacation package in Chicago, IL.
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What currency is used in Chicago?
The U.S. dollar (USD) is the currency used in Chicago.
What is there to do in Chicago?
With tons of fun adventures to keep you on your toes, you’ll never be bored in this city. Here are some activities to get you started:
Where is the best place to stay in Chicago?
Located right in the heart of the downtown area, The Loop is one of the most popular neighborhoods. You’ll be within walking distance of many local and boutique stores, award-winning restaurants and major cultural institutions.
This is the place to stay if you appreciate fine art and design. It’s about a mile from the downtown area and is regarded as Chicago’s most fashionable neighborhood. The Magnificent Mile, Chicago’s premier commercial district, is a short walk away.
What is Chicago famous for?
Nicknamed the “Windy City,” here are just a few things Chicago is known for:
Don’t miss Willis Tower, an iconic skyscraper that features spectacular views of the city and surrounds. The Art Institute of Chicago is also nearby; plan a visit to explore its fantastic collection of impressionist paintings and sculptures. Millennium Park and Lake Michigan are ideal for nature lovers.
Located in The Loop, this hotel is steps from Columbia College Chicago, Museum of Contemporary Photography, and Auditorium Building and Theatre. Fine Arts Building and Buckingham Fountain are also within 5 minutes. Harrison Station and Chicago Van Buren Street Station are within a 5-minute walk.
Located in The Loop, this eco-friendly hotel is steps from Chicago Riverwalk and Michigan Avenue Bridge. Chicago Theatre and Millennium Park are also within 15 minutes. State Station is 9 minutes by foot and Randolph-Wabash Station is 9 minutes.
Located in The Loop, this hotel is steps from Lakefront Trail, Columbia College Chicago, and State Street. Buckingham Fountain and Grant Park are also within 10 minutes. Harrison Station and Chicago Van Buren Street Station are within a 5-minute walk.
Located in The Loop, this hotel is within a 5-minute walk of Lakefront Trail, State Street, and Columbia College Chicago. Grant Park and Buckingham Fountain are also within 10 minutes. Harrison Station is 7 minutes by foot and Roosevelt Station is 8 minutes.
Located in The Loop, this boutique hotel is within a 5-minute walk of Chicago Board of Trade Building and State Street. Willis Tower and Skydeck Ledge are also within 10 minutes. Jackson Station (Blue Line) and Monroe Station (Blue Line) are within a 5-minute walk.
This family-friendly Chicago hotel is located in the entertainment district, just steps from Northwestern Memorial Hospital and Michigan Avenue. Chicago Water Tower and Water Tower Place are also within 5 minutes. Chicago Station (Red Line) is 6 minutes by foot and Grand Station (Red Line) is 8 minutes.
Located in River North, this hotel is steps from House of Blues Chicago and State Street. Tribune Tower and Wrigley Building are also within 10 minutes. Grand Station (Red Line) is only a 4-minute walk and Merchandise Mart Station is 5 minutes.
Located in Near North Side, this hotel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Navy Pier, Millennium Park, and Art Institute of Chicago. Cloud Gate and Grant Park are also within 2 mi (3 km). Grand Station (Red Line) is 7 minutes by foot and Chicago Station (Red Line) is 10 minutes.
^Savings based on all package bookings made with Flight + Hotel on Travelocity.com from January 1, 2018 to December 31, 2018, as compared to the price of the same components booked separately. Savings will vary based on origin/destination, length of trip, stay dates and selected travel supplier(s). Savings not available on all packages.