Things to Do
We still have a good fraction of warm weather left in the Windy City, what better summer pastime than to catch a ball game?
Northside pride. Experience the friendly confines of Wrigley Field. The lively neighborhood and the historic ballpark are a 25 minute walk or a 15 minute bus/train ride from our front door. Whether it’s for a day game or northside nightlife.
Relocating to the Windy City? We have some tips for your itinerary…
1. Apartment searching. Sure, Craigslist can be helpful, but how about searching a more apartment-orientated site? Both Domu & Apartment Finder allow you to search by neighborhood and provide an easy outlet for discovering your perfect living space. Another great resource is Rent.com which has an apartment finder allowing you to pick the most important options.
Behold the majestic lakefront path, an 18 mile stretch of parks, beaches, attractions, skyskrapers, and joggers & cyclists, just down the street from our hostel. Whether you use it for biking, hiking, photographing, or a morning run, this aesthetic stretch will dazzle and not disappoint.
Stop by our front desk anytime and save on the best Chicago attractions.
Visit the Willis Tower Skydeck & experience the unforgettable Ledge, at 1,353 feet in the air, the Ledge’s glass boxes extend out 4.3 feet from the building. This is the tallest skyscraper in the Western Hemisphere, we have tickets for $14 (regularly $17.50).
More warm weather, more urban outdoor extravagance…
Get a taste of Chicago at The Taste of Chicago. The annual FREE fest of fests is back with a huge music lineup. Come experience 37 different food vendors, free music, and fun in beautiful Grant Park, July 11th-15th.
Hey music enthusiasts, the colossal annual indy festival: Pitchfork is nearly upon us, check us out for some of the lowest rates & best atmospheres for Chicago festival accommodations book with us right here…
Behold Chicago’s great BBQ joints, the sunshine is here, get a delicously flavorful experience at any of these highly recommended locations:
Chicago Q offers a great fusion of Southern hospitality & savory grilled entrees. We recommend the BBq Flight (kobe brisket, pulled pork, & pulled chicken) to get a great taste of what this place is about. 1160 N. Dearborn St. in Chicago’s Gold Coast.
Take a trip to Chicago & visit any of these popular festivals…
Grant Park hosts the FREE 29th Annual Chicago Blues Festival. The festival kicks off Friday June 8th at 11am and runs until June 10th, expect food & beverage vendors as well as a vast array of excellent blues musicians.
Whether it’s a festival, music event, market or park, our city captivates travelers in the Spring/Summer months…
Free Music Mondays is back. The infamous downtown sound project kicks off May 28th at 6:30pm. Bring a blanket, a bottle of wine, and maybe some snacks to this FREE EVENT every Monday evening until August 26th in spacious Millenium Park.