Chicago Getaway Hostel http://www.getawayhostel.com Backpackers Hostel Chicago Thu, 18 Dec 2014 21:11:47 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=3.8.5 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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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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