Harris Theatre for Music and Dance: Great Chicago Events

Chicago is well known for having a thriving music and dance community that draws thousands of visitors to our windy city every year. With the many different theatres, venues and performing groups available, there’s sure to be something for every music and dance aficionado. One of the best theatres to visit if you want access […]

Events at Brookfield Zoo in April – Visit our Brookfield Zoo Hotel!

Brookfield Zoo is an extremely popular tourist attraction in Chicago and we often recommend to our Chicago Hillside Hotel visitors that they stop by due to its close proximity and the fact that it is so family-friendly. The zoo also hosts regularly scheduled events with a variety of environmentally-friendly themes that will appeal to a […]

Chicago Sporting Events: Chicago Bulls & Chicago Blackhawks

Sports fans will be happy to heard that Chicago is home to several extremely popular sports teams including our famous Chicago Bulls NBA team, and our Chicago Blackhawks NHL team, and luck for our guests, both teams play at United Center, just 15 minutes from our BEST WESTERN Hillside hotel. Chicago Bulls Basketball one of […]

Navy Pier Events: The Circus is Coming to Town!

Remember the good ol’ days when the highlight of your year was when the local traveling circus visited your town or city? The smells of candy, junk food and excitement were mingled with the crowd’s anticipation of the spectacles to come. Well if you’re looking to relive those glorious childhood memories, look no further.  The […]

What to do in Chicago: Visit Brookfield Zoo For Free!

It’s not often that we get to share with all of our guests and visitors an event that is fun for the whole family and educational as well as free. Have we got your attention? If we have then we suggest you stop by the Brookfield Zoo if you’re visiting the Chicago Hillside area anytime […]

What to do in Chicago: Chicago Christmas Events

Are you wondering what to do in Chicago this holiday season? Don’t worry, we have the answers! There are many great Chicago Christmas events, whether coming to town to see family, or just looking to soak some of Chicago’s Yuletide spirit and one of our visitors’ favourite stops when in town during November and December […]

Halloween Fun for All Ages at the Brookfield Zoo

There are many family-friendly events which take place during Chicago’s fall season, some of the best being Brookfield Zoo’s Halloween activities. The Zoo, which is conveniently located 5 minutes away from our Chicago Hillside Hotel, is a popular destination for travelers looking to take part in some seasonal fun for the whole family. Since its […]

4 Downtown Chicago Food Trucks You Need to Try

Food trucks are a growing trend in the downtown Chicago area. There is no end to the different flavor combinations that you’ll find- from simple and delicious Mexican tacos to world fusion cuisine. Our BEST WESTERN Chicago Hillside hotel is located only 15 minutes from downtown Chicago, so we asked our staff for their best […]