Hotels in East Chicago, Indiana

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East Chicago overview

East Chicago is a relaxing place surrounded by picturesque views of beaches and lakes. You'll enjoy the area's sports, casinos, and marina. Families will find plenty of fun at Adler Planetarium and Astronomy Museum and John G. Shedd Aquarium. Make plans to visit the popular University of Chicago and McCormick Place. East Chicago is a business-friendly destination while offering something for everyone.

Where to stay in East Chicago

Whether you're planning to stay for a night or for the week, the area around East Chicago has accommodations to fit every need. Search for hotels in East Chicago with Hotels.com by checking our online map. Our maps display the areas and neighborhoods around all East Chicago hotels so you can see how close you are from landmarks and attractions, and then refine your search within the larger area. The best East Chicago hotel deals are here with our lowest price guarantee.

How to get to East Chicago

Fly in to Chicago, IL (MDW-Midway Intl.), 17.7 mi (28.5 km) from downtown East Chicago. Chicago, IL (ORD-O'Hare Intl.) is the next closest major airport, 32.6 mi (52.5 km) away.

What to see around East Chicago

Outdoorsy fun is on hand like strolling the marina and sporting events, along with attractions such as:
  • • Indiana Harbor
  • • Buffington Harbor
  • • Hammond Civic Center
  • • US Cellular Field
  • • Soldier Field
Its beaches and lakes offer a glimpse of the natural beauty, and favorite spots for nature lovers include:
  • • East Branch
  • • Bubbly Creek
Some top places to visit in the area include:
  • • University of Chicago
  • • McCormick Place
  • • Chicago Museum of Science and Industry
  • • Adler Planetarium and Astronomy Museum
  • • First Midwest Bank Amphitheatre

When to visit East Chicago

Wondering when's the best time to visit? Here are seasonal norms to help you plan your trip:

Seasonal temperature averages
  • January-March: 52°F day, 14°F night
  • April-June: 82°F day, 33°F night
  • July-September: 84°F day, 48°F night
  • October-December: 69°F day, 17°F night
Seasonal rainfall averages
  • January-March: 10.12 inches
  • April-June: 11.54 inches
  • July-September: 10.98 inches
  • October-December: 8.19 inches