Hotels in River North, Illinois

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River North overview

River North is a friendly locale distinct for its architecture and live music, and known for its skyscrapers and shops. You'll enjoy the abundant bar and dining choices. Learn about local heritage at popular landmarks in the area like John Hancock Center and Willis Tower. Millennium Park and Skydeck Ledge are popular sights to see. Whatever you're into, River North has something for you.

Where to stay in River North

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

How to get to River North

Fly in to Chicago, IL (MDW-Midway Intl.), 9.1 mi (14.6 km) from downtown River North. Chicago, IL (ORD-O'Hare Intl.) is the next closest major airport, 15.1 mi (24.4 km) away.

Metro stations include:
  • • Merchandise Mart Station
  • • Grand Station

What to see around River North

Live music and museums are top draws with cultural places to visit like:
  • • Project Room
  • • Aldo Castillo Gallery
  • • ArchiTech Gallery
  • • Judy A Saslow Gallery
  • • Richard Norton Gallery
Below are some favorite shopping areas to find that perfect souvenir:
  • • Shops at Northbridge
  • • Chicago Place Mall
  • • Water Tower Place
  • • 900 North Michigan Shops
  • • Maxwell Street Market
Some top places to visit in the area include:
  • • John Hancock Center
  • • Millennium Park
  • • Willis Tower
  • • Skydeck Ledge
  • • Art Institute of Chicago

When to visit River North

Curious about when's the best time to visit? Here are the seasonal norms to help 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