Chicago Getaway Hostel http://www.getawayhostel.com Backpackers Hostel Chicago Tue, 24 Feb 2015 17:56:28 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=3.8.5 Pilsen Chicagohttp://www.getawayhostel.com/pilsen-chicago-4418.html http://www.getawayhostel.com/pilsen-chicago-4418.html#comments Wed, 18 Feb 2015 20:09:26 +0000 http://www.getawayhostel.com/?p=4418 Colorful and unique- Pilsen proves its originality through its vibrant presence and lightens any traveler’s itinerary for getting to know a distinct Chicago neighborhood. Pilsen is a largely hispanic, predominantly Mexican neighborhood on Chicago’s near south side. Blending that Latino flare, as well as a penchant for street art, Pilsen is defined as both a […]

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12 Things You Must Do in Chicago for Spring Breakhttp://www.getawayhostel.com/spring-break-chicago-4398.html http://www.getawayhostel.com/spring-break-chicago-4398.html#comments Sat, 31 Jan 2015 15:15:31 +0000 http://www.getawayhostel.com/?p=4398 The sun is out, and the ice melts and Chicago thaws out, our city becomes a traveler’s vibrant playground once again.  From March Madness to brewery tours, here’s a comprehensive list of some wonderful things to do when Chicago outdoors is a terrific option once again.  For your Spring Break, here are 12 reasons you […]

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Lincoln Square Chicagohttp://www.getawayhostel.com/lincoln-square-chicago-4392.html http://www.getawayhostel.com/lincoln-square-chicago-4392.html#comments Fri, 16 Jan 2015 16:25:14 +0000 http://www.getawayhostel.com/?p=4392 Food & Drink The northside’s charming and eclectic neighborhood: Lincoln Square proves to be a sort of getaway with it’s distinctive relaxing charm in contrast to the hustle of other Chicago areas.  Historically, the Square is German and traces of Bavarian influences have stuck around.  However, the pretty neighborhood’s diversity is sprung from a variety […]

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Coziest Bars in Chicagohttp://www.getawayhostel.com/coziest-bars-chicago-4388.html http://www.getawayhostel.com/coziest-bars-chicago-4388.html#comments Tue, 13 Jan 2015 16:00:22 +0000 http://www.getawayhostel.com/?p=4388 By Erica Wiethorn During the unbearably cold Chicago winters, sometimes it takes a lot of motivation to venture outside. But when cabin fever starts to set in, it’s best to head to the bars that still have the warm, cozy feel of your own living room. Here are some of my suggestions for the best […]

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Travel to Montrealhttp://www.getawayhostel.com/travel-montreal-4364.html http://www.getawayhostel.com/travel-montreal-4364.html#comments Thu, 18 Dec 2014 20:39:40 +0000 http://www.getawayhostel.com/?p=4364 I recently spent my spring/summer in Montreal, and after my first weekend in town, I was really surprised how little I had ever heard about what a fun and interesting place this is. Most North Americans only know one thing about Quebec; it’s that weird part of Canada where they speak French. And that’s true. […]

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Travel To Indianapolis, Indianahttp://www.getawayhostel.com/travel-indianapolis-indiana-4366.html http://www.getawayhostel.com/travel-indianapolis-indiana-4366.html#comments Wed, 17 Dec 2014 19:27:23 +0000 http://www.getawayhostel.com/?p=4366 Commonly referred to as “Naptown,” Indianapolis has recently awoken from its sleepy slumber to a bustling city of fun. Just three hours south of Chicago, and a fairly easy drive, the city of Indianapolis has been named “America’s Most Surprising City” by Lonely Planet. Many new apartment and high rise buildings are under construction as […]

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Travel to Madison Wisconsinhttp://www.getawayhostel.com/travel-to-madison-wisconsin-4356.html http://www.getawayhostel.com/travel-to-madison-wisconsin-4356.html#comments Wed, 10 Dec 2014 14:52:44 +0000 http://www.getawayhostel.com/?p=4356 Just 3 hours from Chicago, Madison is the capital of Wisconsin. The city is a vibrant college town, full of engaged people and plenty to do! University of Wisconsin, home of the Badgers, is just west of downtown, and the State Street pedestrian mall hosts great shopping and events. If you are looking for outstanding […]

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Cheap Ways for Chicago Travelhttp://www.getawayhostel.com/cheap-ways-chicago-travel-4352.html http://www.getawayhostel.com/cheap-ways-chicago-travel-4352.html#comments Sat, 06 Dec 2014 17:18:23 +0000 http://www.getawayhostel.com/?p=4352 Benefit from travel alternatives that ease your budget, and allow you to spend money on seeing new sites…. -TRAIN TRAVEL- Train travel can be both affordable & exciting; allowing you to travel relatively quick, but also adding a picturesque setting to your commute. Train travel proves to be the most comfortable medium for travel in […]

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Travel to Detroithttp://www.getawayhostel.com/travel-to-detroit-4345.html http://www.getawayhostel.com/travel-to-detroit-4345.html#comments Wed, 26 Nov 2014 18:30:07 +0000 http://www.getawayhostel.com/?p=4345 Detroit definitely has a reputation for being vacant, dangerous, and bankrupt city. Growing up there as a child, my family and I only went downtown if we had a specific destination, such as going to a hockey game or a concert. In recent years however, Detroit has come leaps and bounds from the depressing city […]

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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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