Chicago Getaway Hostel » Things to Do http://www.getawayhostel.com Backpackers Hostel Chicago Thu, 20 Nov 2014 20:05:27 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=3.8.5 Andersonville Chicagohttp://www.getawayhostel.com/andersonville-chicago-4341.html http://www.getawayhostel.com/andersonville-chicago-4341.html#comments Thu, 20 Nov 2014 19:45:31 +0000 http://www.getawayhostel.com/?p=4341 Today we are featuring one of Chicago’s magnificent northside neighborhoods- Andersonville.  A Swedish influenced flavorful community boasting one-of-a-kind bars, restaurants, cafes and independent shops.  Whether your looking for entertainment, coffee, food, or drinks, Andersonville has you covered- Restaurants: Hamburger Mary’s is a vibrant bar and grill known for their burgers and their gay-centric vibe.  Try […]

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Best Brunch in Chicagohttp://www.getawayhostel.com/best-brunch-chicago-4333.html http://www.getawayhostel.com/best-brunch-chicago-4333.html#comments Sat, 08 Nov 2014 17:49:34 +0000 http://www.getawayhostel.com/?p=4333 We love fielding the question of recommendations for best brunch in Chicago to hungry travelers. We’ve devised a list of our favorite spots for breakfast, early lunches, bloody marys, edible hangover remedies and all the other delicious brunch favorites. Try one of these: An old-fashioned style diner that serves $4.00 bloody marys in Lakeview, Salt […]

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Autumn Events 2014 at Chicago Getaway Hostelhttp://www.getawayhostel.com/autumn-events-2014-chicago-getaway-hostel-4271.html http://www.getawayhostel.com/autumn-events-2014-chicago-getaway-hostel-4271.html#comments Fri, 24 Oct 2014 18:55:21 +0000 http://www.getawayhostel.com/?p=4271 Weekly Events in Fall 2014 Welcome to Chicago, the leaves are changing colors and a sweater is a useful item to pack on your trip here, and when you arrive- be ready to explore the city with us as we offer a different event for our guests- every night of the week: Monday: Kingston Mines […]

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David Bowie at MCAhttp://www.getawayhostel.com/david-bowie-at-mca-4257.html http://www.getawayhostel.com/david-bowie-at-mca-4257.html#comments Tue, 07 Oct 2014 17:57:44 +0000 http://www.getawayhostel.com/?p=4257 I recently went to the David Bowie exhibit at Chicago’s Museum of Contemporary Art, here is what I gathered from this wildly popular engagement: First off, for such a popular and expansive exhibit, it is very cool that Chicago landed this Bowie exploration.  Similar in part to the Seattle EMP Museum’s Nirvana tribute, the MCA’s […]

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Do Chicago Without Breaking the Bankhttp://www.getawayhostel.com/do-chicago-without-breaking-the-bank-4252.html http://www.getawayhostel.com/do-chicago-without-breaking-the-bank-4252.html#comments Tue, 30 Sep 2014 14:42:20 +0000 http://www.getawayhostel.com/?p=4252 Do Chicago Without Breaking the Bank   When you’re traveling on a shoestring, every penny counts – especially in a big city like Chicago. Luckily, you can take it all the city has to offer without breaking the bank. Here’s how to save money in Chicago while still soaking up the best of the Second […]

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Oktoberfest in Chicagohttp://www.getawayhostel.com/oktoberfest-in-chicago-4250.html http://www.getawayhostel.com/oktoberfest-in-chicago-4250.html#comments Thu, 25 Sep 2014 20:29:33 +0000 http://www.getawayhostel.com/?p=4250 Welcome to Chicago’s Fall season.  A time when leaves are changing colors, light sweaters are great travel accessories, and the city is booming with festive Oktoberfest events, here are some highly recommended events and seasonal beverages: Beers, Brats, & Boats When: Friday September 26th.  Where: Navy Pier.  What: Shoreline Sightseeing is teaming up with Chicago neighborhood […]

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Top 17 Things You Must Do In Chicago This Summerhttp://www.getawayhostel.com/top-17-things-must-chicago-summer-4209.html http://www.getawayhostel.com/top-17-things-must-chicago-summer-4209.html#comments Thu, 24 Jul 2014 19:08:47 +0000 http://www.getawayhostel.com/?p=4209 Originally posted by Damien Slater The Windy City is a hotbed for tourism, culture, cuisine and of course Irish students in the summer. Located on the south-west side of the vast Lake Michigan, Chicago offers some of the most beautiful views year round, but the summer months is when the city especially bursts into life! […]

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Eat Chic Chicago’s Healthy Recipes for Travelershttp://www.getawayhostel.com/healthy-recipes-for-travelers-4190.html http://www.getawayhostel.com/healthy-recipes-for-travelers-4190.html#comments Mon, 30 Jun 2014 16:36:41 +0000 http://www.getawayhostel.com/?p=4190 Hot dogs, peanut butter, ramen — if these items are all on your grocery list, you might not have the healthiest eating habits. If these items were the ingredients of your last three meals, you might be backpacking. Living out of a backpack and on a tight budget isn’t always conducive to having nutritious meals. […]

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Best 24 Hour Restaurants in Chicagohttp://www.getawayhostel.com/best-24-hour-restaurants-chicago-4175.html http://www.getawayhostel.com/best-24-hour-restaurants-chicago-4175.html#comments Tue, 17 Jun 2014 18:37:02 +0000 http://www.getawayhostel.com/?p=4175 Let’s face it, sleep schedules take a backseat when you travel, if you find yourself with late night hunger pangs, make a stop at one of the best 24 hour restaurants in Chicago… Late Night Restaurants Falafel or Shwarama? Curb your appetite for Middle Eastern at Shawarma Inn. What to get: $12.00 gets you a […]

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Chicago Tours with Chicago Detourshttp://www.getawayhostel.com/chicago-tours-chicago-detours-4169.html http://www.getawayhostel.com/chicago-tours-chicago-detours-4169.html#comments Thu, 05 Jun 2014 17:40:17 +0000 http://www.getawayhostel.com/?p=4169 Tour Chicago with the Best Chicago tours can be a bit of a hassle due to the amount of different companies, range of things to see, and various types of tours- that’s why we recommend Chicago Detours.  The staff at Chicago Detours not only provide numerous ways to see our city (walking, buses, pub crawls, […]

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