A suburb to the west of Chicago, Downers Grove is a convenient place to stay for anyone headed to this part of the state. Hotels in Downers Grove IL give you the chance to stay in a beautiful, tree-lined town, while still being close to the concrete jungle of Chicago. With its opportunities to explore and learn about nature, its many theater events, and its shop-lined streets, Downers Grove is made for curious travelers who like a local feel.
Visiting Downers Grove
Just a quick, 18-mile drive from Chicago's O'Hare International Airport, Downers Grove hotels provide a convenient place to stay. You can also get take the Blue Line subway from O'Hare to downtown Chicago, where you can catch the BNSF train to Westmont, the town adjacent to Downers Grove. It's easy to get from Downers Grove to downtown Chicago by train, where you can find cheap hotels in Chicago and stay a night in the Windy City. Alternatively, you can always rent a car in Downers Grove and get to Chicago at times that might not coincide with a train schedule.
Head to Ogden Avenue, a former stop on Route 66, for the best shopping in town, including a variety of well-known boutique stores. While there, be sure to enjoy Downers Grove's two nature preserves: Lyman Woods, which includes wetlands and an interpretative center, and Hidden Lake County Forest Preserve. Both are excellent for simply sitting in a serene setting or walking through the woods. Speaking of trees, you can't forget the nearby Morton Arboretum, a tree-centered outdoor science center spanning more than 1,700 acres.
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