Hyde Park is a southerly neighborhood of Chicago, Illinois, well-known as the neighborhood in which the University of Chicago is located, as well as President Barack Obama's personal home. Just seven miles south of downtown Chicago, Hyde Park, IL, hotels are a great base from which to explore this historic neighborhood, as well as the surrounding metropolitan area.
Visiting Hyde Park
Cruise in to Chicago O'Hare International Airport (ORD) and grab a cab at the curb, or take the complimentary rental car shuttle to the agency parking lots. If you prefer public transportation, take the Blue Line into the center of Chicago and hop on one of the CTA public buses to get you south to Hyde Park. Once you arrive, check in to one of the hotels in Hyde Park IL and book one of the cheap rental cars in Hyde Park to help yourself get around. Be sure to visit the campus of the University of Chicago, where you can check out the Smart Museum of Art or the Oriental Institute Museum. Nearby, you can view Frank Lloyd Wright's famous Robie House, a U.S. National Historical Landmark. Adults and children alike will relish a trip to the Museum of Science and Industry, one of the largest science museums in the world, which offers numerous opportunities for discovery. In the evening, catch a show at the Court Theatre. When you've exhausted the charms of Hyde Park, head to city center to soak in the nightlife, and reserve a room in one of the great hotels in Chicago so you have somewhere to crash after your exciting night of revelries.
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