Hotels in Riverside, Illinois

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Riverside overview

Riverside is special for its historical sites, natural features, and riverfront, and known for its zoo and library. You'll enjoy Riverside's art and wildlife. Learn about local heritage at popular landmarks in the area like Willis Tower and John Hancock Center. Make plans to visit the popular University of Illinois Chicago and Skydeck Ledge. Riverside is a family-friendly destination while offering something for everyone.

Where to stay in Riverside

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

How to get to Riverside

Fly in to Chicago, IL (MDW-Midway Intl.), 5 mi (8.1 km) from downtown Riverside. Chicago, IL (ORD-O'Hare Intl.) is the next closest major airport, 10.9 mi (17.5 km) away. Riverside Station is the closest train station.

What to see around Riverside

Highlights like its zoo are popular with families and top attractions include:
  • • Brookfield Zoo
  • • Childrens Museum of Oak Lawn
  • • Harpo Studios
  • • Skydeck Ledge
  • • John G. Shedd Aquarium
Memorable for its historical sites and these top landmarks to visit:
  • • Pleasant Home
  • • Frank Lloyd Wright Home and Studio
  • • Walt Disney House
  • • Merchandise Mart
  • • Old Colony Building
Its dolphins, riverfront, and wildlife are well known, and favorite spots for nature lovers include:
  • • Euclid Square Park
  • • Park District of La Grange
  • • Mills Park
  • • Stevenson Park
  • • York Woods County Forest Preserve
Whether window-shopping or searching for a perfect souvenir, here are some favorite shopping areas:
  • • Oakbrook Center Mall
  • • Chicago Ridge Shopping Mall
  • • Six Corners
  • • Maxwell Street Market
  • • Yorktown Shopping Center
Some popular places in the area to visit include:
  • • University of Illinois Chicago
  • • Willis Tower
  • • McCormick Place
  • • Art Institute of Chicago
  • • Millennium Park

When to visit Riverside

If you're still deciding when to visit, here are the seasonal norms to help you plan:

Seasonal temperature averages
  • January-March: 53°F day, 18°F night
  • April-June: 84°F day, 36°F night
  • July-September: 85°F day, 51°F night
  • October-December: 69°F day, 19°F night
Seasonal rainfall averages
  • January-March: 6.77 inches
  • April-June: 11.81 inches
  • July-September: 11.30 inches
  • October-December: 9.21 inches
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