What to do in Chicago


Dury Lane Theater

Looking for a getaway from the winter blahs? Come see a hit musical at the famous Drury Lane Theater in Oakbrook and be our guest at the nearby Best Western Plus Hotel, conveniently located 12 miles from Chicago’s Loop.   See a reanimated, tap dancing monster singing “Putting on the Ritz,” in Mel Brooks’ musical […]

The Chicago Symphony Orchestra: Upcoming Shows in 2014

The Chicago Symphony Orchestra The Chicago Symphony Orchestra (CSO) is regarded as one of the finest in the world. Performances by the decidedly prestigious orchestra are not only in high demand at home, but all over the word. The addition of renowned Italian conductor Riccardo Muti on September 2010 is the CSO’s tenth music director. […]

New Years Eve at LEGOLAND Discovery Center

New Years Eve – LEGOLAND Discovery Center   As teenagers and adults, there is an abundance of parties and festivals where the New Year can be celebrated. However, there is a lack of options for kids to have a party of their own to celebrate the New Year. The LEGOLAND’s New Years Eve Party solves this […]

Chicago Beer Festival 2013

Chicago Beer Festival 2013 The Annual Chicago Beer Festival returns to Union Station on Oct 19th, 2013. Following on from the roaring success of the spring edition held earlier in the year, many of the fan favorites are back for more, including Brooklyn Brewery, Duvel and the Kona Brewing Company. Due to the popularity of […]

Riot Fest Chicago 2024

  Coming to Chicago on September 12th until the 14th, the Riot Fest Chicago 2024 is gearing up to be even bigger, better, and more exciting than previous years. Held at Humboldt Park in Chicago Illinois, the 2024 Riot Festival is set to include performances by some amazing punk and rock acts including; The Cure, […]

The Navy Pier

Chicago is a city with many attraction and draws.  Each years thousands upon thousands of tourists visit our beautiful city to experience all that the Windy City is famous for including some twenty-one miles of lakefront shoreline.  Located along Lake Michigan’s picturesque shore, Chicago’s historic Navy Pier offers visitors a fun, family friendly experience. Since […]

Chicago Children’s Museum At Navy Pier

With miles of beaches, a long and exciting history, beautiful architecture, and so much more, Chicago has something to offer almost any visitor to our city.  While the Windy City caters to any vacation-goer, Chicago is home to a gem of a destination for families looking for some G-rated fun.  Located at Chicago’s historic Navy […]

Frank Lloyd Wright

Born in Wisconsin in 1867, Frank Lloyd Wright is consider by many to be America’s greatest architect.  His body of work includes the design of more than 1,000 structures, as well as 532 completed buildings across America.  The work of this talented architect has helped to shape the already diverse architectural landscape of Chicago and […]

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 […]