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The Chicago CityPASS

30 Sep
The Shedd Aquarium

Coming to the city? The Chicago Getaway Hostel has some great discounts for guests.   We just got an outstanding deal on CityPASS which we will be selling for $69.00 (adult ticket) and $59 (for children). This gives you access to 5 infamous attractions for a cheaper price. The original combined attraction price would be $134.62, so you are saving a […]

Good Places to Eat in Lincoln Park

09 Sep

Welcome to our neighborhood, dear traveler.  Looking for some excellent Northside food for cheap?  We got you covered.  Here are some of our hostel approved places that will satisfy your hunger pains… Welcome to The Dog House.  This is our staff-picked fast food joint for delicious encased meats.  Whether you’re in the mood for a […]

Things to do in Chicago September 2010

06 Aug
Chicago-Half-Marathon-2008-

Chicago is becoming big music fest central.  We know you’ve heard of Pitchfork and Lallapalooza, but we’d like to introduce you to a new concert series, NorthCoast Music Festival.  This is a celebratory concoction of hip hop, electronic, dance and indy music occuring at Union Park Labor Day Weekend, which is just a quick train […]

Summer Festivals in Chicago

06 Jul

Wow.  It’s already July, but the good news is that we still have a ton of cool events for you.  From food to live bands and airplanes, check these out: Mmmfood, let’s celebrate summer by eating and drinking outside.  Luckily, we have The Windy City Ribfest  as well as the new Roscoe Village Burger Fest to check out. These events are […]

Fun & Unique Places to Eat in Chicago

15 Jun

If you are traveling to Chicago any time soon, you will realize how truly diverse our city proves to be.  What better way to celebrate these different cultures than with an ethnic dinner?  Here are just a few suggestions for a hungry traveler in the market for something new…  San Soo Gab San is a Korean BBQ […]

Quick Q & A w/ a Guest.

01 Jun
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  I recently sat down with returning guest and awesome guy, Scott Frankcombe for an informal interview.  Scott’s hometown is Sydney, Australia, but while in Chicago he plays with the DePaul Blue Demon Marching Band.  As you may see, Scott is extremely photogenic.   He has grown quite fond of Chicago entertainment, and has shared his recommendations […]