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This 1927 landmark Chicago hotel is a half block from Michigan Avenue/Magnificent Mile shopping, two blocks from Oak Street shopping and Water Tower Place. Lake Michigan is three blocks away.
Built in 1927, this Chicago hotel is one block from Michigan Avenue shopping and Rush Street restaurants and nightlife; Lake Michigan is within five blocks.
Located 5 miles south of downtown Chicago, this hotel is also just south of McCormick Place and overlooks Lake Michigan.
Situated near the airport, this hotel is within 6 mi (10 km) of Northwestern University, Loyola University Chicago, and Skokie Theatre. Swedish Covenant Hospital and Aragon Entertainment Center are also within 6 mi (10 km).
Overlooking Lake Michigan, this opulent 1920s landmark Chicago hotel is set on the Magnificent Mile, with the shops of Water Tower Place a block away; Oak Street Beach is across the street.
Located in Lincoln Park, this boutique hotel is within 6 mi (10 km) of Chicago History Museum, Park West, and Second City. Lincoln Park Conservatory and North Avenue Beach are also within 6 mi (10 km).
Ambassador Chicago's Gold Coast location is within a short walk or cab ride to the finest shopping and dining as well as the majority of downtown Chicago businesses, while being nestled in a quiet and exclusive residential neighborhood.
Located in Near North Side, this hotel is within 6 mi (10 km) of Oak Street, Newberry Library, and International Museum of Surgical Science. Water Tower Place and Navy Pier are also within 6 mi (10 km).
Located in the heart of McHenry, this hotel is within 6 mi (10 km) of Volo Bog State Natural Area, McCullom Lake, and McHenry Shores Beach Park. McHenry City Hall and Moraine Hills State Park are also within 6 mi (10 km).
If you close your eyes, you can hear the crowds cheering at Wrigley Field from here. Yes, you long for a trip to the land of pan pizza and the Magnificent Mile, a city so sparkly they had to put a giant metallic bean in the middle where all the shimmer can bounce off the side and play in the sky. And while you’re no stranger to the epicurean adventures to be had in The Windy City, you also love to visit the city in the summer and soak up the sun. Between the Chicago River and Lake Michigan, you won’t be left wanting for places to gaze at the water or even get in and play for a while. Book Chicago hotels on the beach with Travelocity, and you’ll wake up to a serene view. Yes, that’s some wise wandering.
There are no fewer than two dozen beaches in Chicago, a fact that may surprise the island-hoppers in your social circle. Among the best are Oak Street Beach and the 31st Street Beach. Oak Street Beach is near Michigan Avenue and all of its appeal, while the 31st Street Beach offers up a spectacular skyline view along with a picnic area and fishing dock. Stay at one of our top Chicago beach hotels, and you can walk to the sand with morning coffee in hand.
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After you sink your teeth into a divinely gooey slice of deep-dish pizza, there is yet more food to be discovered in Chicago. While pizza and hot dogs tend to make the headlines when it comes to Chi-Town food, St. Louis-style ribs, Korean chicken wings, and chocolate-covered churros are also must-try dishes in this diverse city. While you’re at it, slurp up some noodles and top it all off with a bowl of gelato.
You want to do some retail therapy and be surrounded by homespun charm, but you’re not ready to give up the dream of finding some sand in your jeans for months to come. Head to Chi-Town, where the best of metropolitan and beachy meet. When you book Chicago beachfront hotels, like the Chicago Lake Shore Hotel or Thompson Chicago, your vacation is off on the right sandal-clad foot already.