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Great Chicago Neighborhoods

08 Nov

We are a city of neighborhoods, and this makes our town a diverse and beautiful playground for travel.  Here are just a few excellent locals to experience… Lakeview, home of The Chicago Cubs, about a dozen vintage clothing shops, record stores, restaurants, an independent film theater, a myriad of bars, and the list goes on and on.  […]

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 […]

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 […]

Off the Radar: Alternative Things to do in Chicago

30 Jan
Pick Me Up Cafe

Have a cup at the Pick Me Up This is a local favorite.  They’re  open 24 hours on weekends and boast excellent coffee with free refills and amazing cheese fries.  However, as the owner would love to defend, they do not want to be strictly categorized as a “coffee-house.”  In fact, this place mostly resembles a […]