Introducing Millenium Park/Christkindlmarket Expeditions… Every Sunday, join us in the lobby at 12pm as we head downtown to browse the seasonal Christkindlmarket and partake in the majestic Millenium Park Ice Skating rink. It is $10 to skate, and guests must provide their own transportation fare.
Looking for Winter Student Housing? Look no further! **These special student rates are available from October through March** Coming to Chicago to study and need an inexpensive, comfortable, youthful, and vibrant place to stay? Chicago Getaway Hostel offers special student pricing for 20 and 30 day stays. This applies to students studying in Chicago and who can […]
On 10-10-10, The Chicago Marathon begins again. It is one of the 5 Major World Marathons. This 26.2 mile race includes 20 aid stations, a start location in beautiful Grant Park, a pasta dinner, and the potential for a huge personal accomplishment. If you are looking for an inexpensive & comfortable place to stay […]
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 […]
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 […]
Chicago Getaway Hostel is the best hostel in Chicago! Here are ten reasons why: Location – Lincoln Park is Chicago’s best location to really get to know Chicago. Sure, there are other hostels in the Loop, but have you ever been in the Loop after dark? There is nothing to do! Lincoln Park is where […]