Chicago

Chicago is the home of the blues and the truth of jazz, the heart of comedy and the idea of the skyscraper. Here, the age of railroads found its center, and airplanes followed suit. Recommended hotels include JW Marriott Chicago and The Buckingham Athletic Club Hotel.
Popular destinations: Loop, Near North and Rogers Park
The Loop is the central business district of Chicago, bounded by the Chicago River to the north and west, Harrison Street to the south, and Lake Michigan to the east.
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The Near North is the shop-and-awe center of Chicago.
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Rogers Park is the northern border of Chicago — the wild-eyed inheritor of uninhibited lakefront, swamps become beaches, and the beauty of Chicago bricks.
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Hyde Park is one of Chicago's most famous neighborhoods, most certainly so on the South Side, located along the south lakefront.
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Wicker Park is the vanguard of music, nightlife, and fashion in Chicago.
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Lakeview has the lion's share of Chicago nightlife, starting with Wrigleyville, home of the Chicago …
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The Southwest Side of Chicago is far off the beaten path.
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For other places with the same name, see Lincoln Park.
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Bridgeport-Chinatown is the South Side at its most dynamic, as the old South Side Irish neighborhood of the Daleys increasingly blends with the old Chinese immigrant community to the north.
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The Far Northwest Side of Chicago includes the neighborhoods of Avondale and the Polish Village …
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Chicago's Far West Side is best known for being impoverished and crime-ridden, but it has at least one major attraction as well as some fabulous parks, vibrant immigrant communities, and blues legends.
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Uptown is a scruffy, jazz-inflected neighborhood on the north side of Chicago.
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The Near South is the home of several of Chicago's main attractions: the splendid Museum Campus …
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The Near West Side of Chicago has two of the city's premiere culinary strips, Little Italy and Greektown, and basketball legend Michael Jordan's old stomping grounds with the Chicago Bulls.
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North Lincoln is a collection of neighborhoods on the north side of Chicago through which Lincoln Avenue wanders, remembering treasures and curiosities of the last century in Chicago life, moving along, and forgetting them all over again.
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Chatham-South Shore is a district at the heart of Chicago's South Side, home to the real Chicago blues, some mind-blowing BBQ, and the best soul food in town.
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O'Hare International Airport is one of the biggest and busiest airports in the world.
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Murals of Mexican cowboys notwithstanding, Pilsen is a lot like the Wild West: only a few minutes …
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Logan Square is an expansive neighborhood with sweeping boulevards on Chicago's West Side.
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Bronzeville, the Black Metropolis, is a mecca of African-American History on Chicago's South Side, just miles south of downtown.
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The Far Southeast Side of Chicago is a huge section of Chicago with only one large tourist draw: the Pullman Historic District.
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The Far Southwest Side of Chicago is home to a large Irish-American community, a ton of Irish pubs, and even a replica Irish castle.
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Rated 4.4 of 5
151 West Adams Street, Chicago
+1 312-660-8200
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440 South LaSalle Street, Chicago
+1 312-663-8910
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22 West Monroe Street, Chicago
+1 312-332-5052
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500 South Dearborn Street, Chicago
+1 312-986-1234
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1 West Washington Street, Chicago
+1 312-940-7997
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171 West Randolph Street, Chicago
+1 312-236-0123
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1 South Franklin Street, Chicago
+1 312-558-1020
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172 West Adams Street, Chicago
+1 312-332-1200
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111 West Adams Street, Chicago
+1 312-601-3525
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506 West Harrison Street, Chicago
+1 312-957-9100
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