Chicago

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Watch a baseball game at Wrigley Field, snap photos of your reflection in Cloud Gate and explore the Windy city’s fascinating museums.

Discover sightseeing, shopping and sports in Chicago. Illinois’ largest city has a cultural scene that is as impressive as its skyline on the shores of Lake Michigan.

Within downtown Chicago’s Loop, visit galleries and restaurants. Snap a photo of Cloud Gate, known as The Bean, the iconic silver sculpture in Millennium Park. See the city unfold beneath you from the glass-bottomed ledge of Willis Tower.

Explore the neighborhood of Lincoln Park. Sunbathe on the namesake park’s public beaches, visit the animals in the Lincoln Park Zoo and discover exotic plants in the Lincoln Park Conservatory.

Ride the Ferris wheel in the waterfront Navy Pier district. Go shopping along the Magnificent Mile, the city’s famed shopping strip.

At Ernest Hemingway Birthplace and Museum, tour the childhood home of one of America’s most enduring authors. Visit Frank Lloyd Wright Home and Studio for a peek into the legendary architect’s life and work. Nearby, see the self-proclaimed “jewel” that Wright designed, Unity Temple.

Team spirit is strong in Chicago. Watch the Chicago Bears play on their home turf at Soldier Field. Root for a home run for the Chicago Cubs at iconic Wrigley Field.

Visit Chicago’s many outstanding museums. See ancient Mesopotamian carvings and art by Claude Monet at the Art Institute of Chicago. Learn about the city’s past at the Chicago History Museum. Check out the Apollo 8 spacecraft and other fascinating exhibits at the Chicago Museum of Science and Industry. See dinosaur bones and Egyptian mummies at Field Museum of Natural History.

Transport yourself to an African savannah, the Australian outback and the Arctic tundra at the Brookfield Zoo.

Explore beyond Downtown Chicago and visit Shedd Aquarium. Farther afield, the North Suburbs, West Suburbs and Aurora offer a break from the city bustle. Visit LEGOLAND in Schaumburg or see a polo match in Oak Brook. Spin through dozens of roller coasters and rides at Six Flags America in Gurnee.

The Whitehall Hotel
The Whitehall Hotel
4 out of 5
105 E Delaware Pl, Chicago, IL, 60611
The price is CA $141 per night from Aug 31 to Sep 1
Stay at this 4-star boutique hotel in Chicago. Enjoy free WiFi, room service, and a fitness center. Our guests praise the clean rooms and the overall value in ...
3.9/5 Good! (3,270 reviews)
"It is an older hotel in the city. The elevator and halls were outdated (not as luxurious as other places which is fine). The room was clean, comfortable, and nice. For the cost I highly recommend."

Reviewed on Aug. 15, 2022

The Whitehall Hotel
Congress Plaza Hotel
Congress Plaza Hotel
3.5 out of 5
520 South Michigan Avenue, Chicago, IL, 60605
The price is CA $184 per night from Aug 29 to Aug 30
Stay at this 3.5-star business-friendly hotel in Chicago. Enjoy free WiFi, 2 restaurants, and 2 bars/lounges. Our guests praise the helpful staff and the clean ...
3.7/5 Good! (3,956 reviews)
"Good location and affordable."

Reviewed on Aug. 16, 2022

Congress Plaza Hotel
LondonHouse Chicago, Curio Collection by Hilton
LondonHouse Chicago, Curio Collection by Hilton
4.5 out of 5
85 East Wacker Drive, Chicago, IL, 60601
Fully refundableReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is CA $272 per night from Aug 21 to Aug 22
Stay at this 4.5-star luxury hotel in Chicago. Enjoy free WiFi, 2 restaurants, and 2 bars/lounges. Our guests praise the helpful staff and the clean rooms in ...
4.5/5 Wonderful! (3,296 reviews)
"This property was in a great location. The rooms were clean and nice. The staff were very friendly as well. I would definitely stay at the London House Again!"

Reviewed on Aug. 15, 2022

LondonHouse Chicago, Curio Collection by Hilton
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.
The Chicago Hotel Collection - Millennium Park
The Chicago Hotel Collection - Millennium Park
2.5 out of 5
55 E Washington St., Chicago, IL, 60602
The price is CA $126 per night from Aug 22 to Aug 23
Stay at this aparthotel in Chicago. Enjoy free WiFi, room service, and laundry facilities. Our guests praise the helpful staff and the quiet rooms in our reviews. ...
2.6/5 (75 reviews)
Thank you for a great stay!
"My friends and I came to celebrate my best friend’s bachelorette weekend. I want to thank the staff and especially cleaning staff that were professional and friendly. We encountered zero problems and really enjoyed the location."

Reviewed on Jul. 26, 2022

The Chicago Hotel Collection - Millennium Park
Level Chicago – Old Town
Level Chicago – Old Town
4 out of 5
1140 North Wells Street, Chicago, IL, 60610
The price is CA $410 per night from Aug 18 to Aug 19
Stay at this 4-star family-friendly aparthotel in Chicago. Enjoy free WiFi, an outdoor pool, and a rooftop terrace. Our guests praise the helpful staff in our ...
4.4/5 Excellent! (79 reviews)
"My stay here was absolutely amazing, I’d definitely consider going back."

Reviewed on Aug. 9, 2022

Level Chicago – Old Town
Sonder South Wabash
Sonder South Wabash
3.5 out of 5
1419 South Wabash Avenue, Chicago, IL, 60605
Stay at this 3.5-star business-friendly aparthotel in Chicago. Enjoy free WiFi, a fitness center, and concierge services. Popular attractions Soldier Field and ...
4.4/5 Excellent! (87 reviews)
"Wonderful property with great view and balcony. The only drawback was that there was no parking space included (or even a recommended lot/garage). Took us about 45 min to find something close by with using the parking apps, etc."

Reviewed on Jul. 26, 2022

Sonder South Wabash
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

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