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Oakenwald overview

Oakenwald is an urban area distinct for its parks and sports, and known for its ruins and historical sites. You can take advantage of tours in the area. Families will find plenty of fun at Skydeck Ledge and John G. Shedd Aquarium. Popular sights like McCormick Place and University of Chicago won't disappoint. Oakenwald is a family- and business-friendly destination with something for everyone.

Where to stay in Oakenwald

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

How to get to Oakenwald

Fly in to Chicago, IL (MDW-Midway Intl.), 7.2 mi (11.6 km) from downtown Oakenwald. Chicago, IL (ORD-O'Hare Intl.) is the next closest major airport, 17.8 mi (28.7 km) away.

What to see around Oakenwald

Family-friendly attractions include:
  • • John G. Shedd Aquarium
  • • Adler Planetarium and Astronomy Museum
  • • Skydeck Ledge
  • • Harpo Studios
  • • Navy Pier
If you're interested in historical sites or ruins, here are some top landmarks to visit:
  • • Fine Arts Building
  • • Old Colony Building
  • • Fisher Building
  • • Monadnock Building
  • • Robie House
It's notable for its lakes, parks, and top spots for nature lovers that include:
  • • Lake Meadows Park
  • • Northerly Island Park
  • • Bubbly Creek
  • • Grant Park
  • • Washington Park
Below are some favorite shopping areas to find that perfect souvenir:
  • • Maxwell Street Market
  • • Shops at Northbridge
  • • Chicago Place Mall
  • • Water Tower Place
  • • 900 North Michigan Shops
Some top places to visit in the area include:
  • • McCormick Place
  • • University of Chicago
  • • Art Institute of Chicago
  • • University of Illinois Chicago
  • • Willis Tower

When to visit Oakenwald

Wondering what time of year to travel, or what clothes to pack? Here are seasonal norms to help you with your planning:

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