Chicago is also known as "The Windy City" a nickname that comes not from its location near Lake Michigan, but refers to the long-winded and boastful speeches of Chicago politicians.
It is the third largest city in the United States and has a varied climate, making it very cold in winter and hot in summer. Popular months to book a hotel in Chicago
are July and August, when temperatures can reach highs of 83°F.
The Magnificent Mile in Chicago
The Magnificent Mile is Chicago’s largest shopping district and home to many of the city’s famous landmarks, including the neo-gothic Tribune Tower
and the John Hancock Building
. If you’re on a shopping spree you can stay nearby at one of the many hotels in downtown Chicago
, which include the Four Seasons Chicago
and several Hilton hotels
. Alternately, the city’s boutique hotels
are perfect if you’re after a unique experience.
How to get to Chicago
O’Hare International Airport (ORD) is Chicago’s main airport and one of the busiest in the world. Travellers can reach downtown hotels
quickly via the CTA Blue Line from O’Hare.
The other major airport in Chicago is Midway International Airport (MDW) where you can catch the CTA Orange Line trains to luxury hotels
in the downtown area. Chicago’s intercity rail station is Union Station
, which run services to New York and other cities.
Things to do in Chicago
Visit Chicago’s Wrigley Field
to see the Chicago Cubs in action. There are plenty of hotels in Chicago near Wrigley Field
and if you’re on a budget you can get great deals on a cheap hotel
in the area. Don’t miss the family fun and fireworks at Navy Pier
. Stroll through Millennium Park
to see Cloud Gate
”) and the Art Institute of Chicago’s
new Modern Wing. Hop on the free trolley to the Museum Campus
to visit the Field Museum of Natural History
, the Shedd Aquarium
and the Adler Planetarium
. Or visit the Loop
, Chicago’s business district and step out onto The Ledge at The Skydeck
at Willis Tower
(formerly, Sears Tower
Where to stay in Chicago
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and book your vacation with us. Prefer a specific neighborhood? Search for hotels in Lincoln Park
, hotels in The Loop
or hotels in the Magnificent Mile area
and many others!