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Brewery Tours in Chicago

10 Mar
Brewery Tours in Chicago

Microbreweries are spreading across the United States at a significant rate.  Chicago is known for its wonderful variety of craft beer.  Its always fun to pick out a flashy craft beer at a local store to try, but there are also a good number of brewery tours in Chicago to expand your knowledge and introduce […]

Fast and Easy Ramen Noodle Recipes

27 Feb

Traveling on a budget?  Tired of takeout?  A few years ago we did a ramen noodle recipes post.  Now, we’re back with some new entrees to curb your appetite in a delicious and affordable manner.  Feel free to use our guest kitchen to create any of these dishes…  Bring on the noodles! Spicy Ramen Explosion Ingredients -Maruchan […]

Hot Winter Drinks in Chicago

26 Feb
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Traveling to Chicago soon?  Well, we have a late winter suggestion for you.  Get some warmth from these seasonal concoctions around  Chicago to heat your insides with warm and fuzzy spirits. From hot ciders to Glögg, we’ve got a warm drink for you. Sweden’s delectable drink specialty, Glögg is crafted masterfully at Simon’s Tavern in Andersonville.  A […]

Navigating Chicago’s Airports

13 Feb
Navigating Chicago

Airport travel can be a tedious endeavor with potential delays, commuting options, layovers, all within an airport that nearly resembles a city in itself.  We’re here to provide you with the right direction for making the most of your travel experience.  Starting with the commute, we’ll go over some tips to make navigating Chicago’s airports […]

Vegetarian Restaurants in Chicago

13 Feb
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After recognizing pizza and hot dogs and burgers, we need to recommend Chicago’s vegetarian scene.  These restaurants may cut the meat, but the taste is so flavorful that meatless makes the meal.  For any vegan, vegetarian, pescetarian, or food connoisseur in general, you can’t beat these fine establishments… Our Favorite Vegetarian Restaurants in Chicago Fresh, […]

St. Patrick’s Day in Chicago

06 Feb

Welcome to the best city for celebrating St. Patrick’s Day festivities.  On Saturday March 15th, Chicago showcases river dyeing, the annual parade, and a near infinite amount of pub and bar deals.  Put on some green and join us for a fun-packed holiday. Our Festivities for St. Patrick’s Day in Chicago The Chicago River gets […]

Valentine’s Day in Chicago

05 Feb
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Capture the evening of Valentine’s Day in Chicago.  We have some tips whether you’re looking for a lively singles night or a quiet couple’s dinner.  Here are some suggestions on making your Valentine’s Day in Chicago a most memorable one. Best Singles Bars If dancing is on the agenda, look no further than the hip […]

Best Burgers in Chicago

28 Jan
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Already tried our famous pizza?  Tackled the toppings of our signature hot dogs? Then you’re ready to move on to the best burgers in Chicago. Leaning on its long-ago roots as the hub of the meatpacking industry, Chicago is recognized for having some of the most inventive, fresh, delicious burgers in the country.  We’re going […]

Super Bowl XLVIII Party

28 Jan

Super Bowl Party at Chicago Getaway Hostel Join us for our annual Super Bowl Party for an American tradition on Sunday February 2nd, 5:30 pm. We’ll provide Free Pizza and Snacks for all our guests as we break in our brand new TV room for the big game.  Our event is BYOB so feel free to […]

Extended Stay in Chicago

22 Jan

Any prospective guests who are looking for an extended stay in Chicago are looking for comfort, security, convenience, and excellent amenities while avoiding expensive leases. Our boutique hostel should top any list for extended stay considerations.  We offer the best in affordability, comfort, location, and friendship. Extended Stay Benefits: Discounted rates As a student studying […]