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Where to stay in Chicago

Chicago overview

Visitors to Chicago speak favorably about this metropolitan city's skyscrapers, entertainment, and architecture. Enjoy the museums and live music while in town. You can learn about the local heritage of Chicago at top landmarks like Willis Tower and John Hancock Center. While here, you may want to make time for other popular sights such as Millennium Park and Skydeck Ledge.

Where to stay in Chicago

Chicago features a wealth of hotel accommodations for business and leisure travelers alike. There are 386 hotels in Chicago and you can shop as many as 5027 deals for rooms on Hotels.com, some with discounts of up to 50%. Our room prices start at 17 USD per night and here's a breakdown of hotels by star rating in Chicago as well as in the surrounding area:
  • • 35 5-star hotels from 149 USD per night
  • • 151 4-star hotels from 90 USD per night
  • • 245 3-star hotels from 69 USD per night
  • • 78 2-star hotels from 44 USD per night

How to get to Chicago

Fly into Chicago, IL (MDW-Midway Intl.), 8.6 mi (13.9 km) from central Chicago. Chicago, IL (ORD-O'Hare Intl.) is the next closest major airport, 15.7 mi (25.3 km) away.

Train stations include:
  • • Millennium Station (0.3 mi/0.5 km from the city center)
  • • Chicago Van Buren Street Station (0.3 mi/0.5 km from the city center)
  • • Chicago Union Station (0.7 mi/1 km from the city center)
Metro stations include:
  • • Monroe Station (0 mi/0 km from the city center)
  • • Monroe Station (0.1 mi/0.1 km from the city center)
  • • Adams-Wabash Station (0.1 mi/0.2 km from the city center)

What to see around Chicago

Here are some local attractions:
  • • Skydeck Ledge
  • • Navy Pier
  • • John G. Shedd Aquarium
  • • Adler Planetarium and Astronomy Museum
  • • Lincoln Park Zoo
The area's cultural scene stands out, and these are some places to visit:
  • • Chicago Cultural Center
  • • Ford Center for the Performing Arts Oriental Theatre
  • • Chicago Theatre
  • • Field Museum of Natural History
  • • Chicago Children's Museum
The area is recognized for its natural setting, offering these places to visit:
  • • Millennium Park
  • • Grant Park
  • • Lincoln Park
  • • Ohio Street Beach
  • • Northerly Island Park
Popular places include:
  • • Willis Tower
  • • John Hancock Center
  • • McCormick Place
  • • Wrigley Field
  • • Buckingham Fountain

When to visit Chicago

Do you want to know the ideal time of year 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

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