Articles Mentioning Chicago Hotels

14 Chicago Hotels With Amazing Views

Chicago is a city that has it all: art, culture, fine dining, and Broadway-rivaling shows. Also known for its architecture, Chicago’s buildings bear evidence of the talents of many renowned architects, including Frank Lloyd Wright, Ludwig Mies van der Rohe, and Frank Gehry. Its most famous attribute, though, is its cityscape, presided over by the…

The 6 Most Scenic Amtrak Train Routes

Flying to your destination may save time, but aside from fluffy clouds and a pretty sunset, there’s not much in the way of scenery. And while a road trip is fun, that requires you or your car mate driving — so eyes on the road! That’s why we love trains; they’ll take you where you…

9 Hostel Chains Every Budget Traveler Should Know About

What pops into your head when you hear the word “hostel”? Rowdy student crews on break, wobbly metal bunk beds, and mangy bathrooms down the hall? Or, how about scruffy party dens with wasted acidheads dancing to ska-punk bands? If that’s not your scene, but you love the idea of saving precious travel dollars and…

Most Romantic Bed-and-Breakfasts in the U.S.

While many bed-and-breakfasts have a certain charm to them, thanks to a limited number of rooms and personalized service, not all exude a romantic vibe ideal for couples. That’s why we’ve scoured hundreds of B&Bs in the United States to find those that are the most romantic of the lot, making them perfect contenders for…

Chicago’s 5 Coziest Hotel Bars

No trip to Chicago is complete without hitting iconic watering holes like the Billy Goat Tavern and the Green Mill Cocktail Lounge. But if you’re looking for a spot with a trendier scene, a cozy hotel bar always fits the bill. From hip neighborhoody places in River North to refined establishments on the Gold Coast,…

The Best Fall Weekend Getaways in the U.S.

If you thought summer was fun, there’s a ton of stuff on the books for fall. Noncommittal temperatures may be throwing a wrench in your ability to plan for this year’s fall foliage, but that doesn’t mean you can’t still plan a fantastic weekend getaway this autumn. While we love leaf-peeping as much as everyone…

13 U.S. Hotels With the Best Outdoor Restaurants and Bars

When spring and summer roll around, diners and drinkers around the world love to indulge outdoors. (And if you’re in a destination that enjoys temperate climes year-round, you can even do so in the winter!) Since we’re big fans of hotels, we’ve taken a look at properties across the United States, from cities to the…

The Top Summer Travel Trends of 2017

Beach at the Franciscan Lakeside Lodge/Oyster Family road trips, beach trips, and mountain and lakeside getaways enjoy enduring popularity in the summer — one of the most popular times of the year to travel. These classic summer-travel staples are as mainstream and treasured as ever, but we’ve noticed a few other travel trends defining summer…

10 Hotels With Amazing City Skyline Views

Whether you want to find a bit of romance or simply to be humbled by the genius of humanity, a skyline can be an awe-inducing thing of beauty. With that in mind we’ve collected 10 of the top hotels around the world that offer stunning views of skylines new and old. You’ll find everything from…

12 Last-Minute Summer Getaways for U.S. Travelers

Whether summer snuck up on you before you could make vacation plans, or you’re looking to utilize those summer Fridays with easy trips, we’ve rounded up 12 destinations that are perfect for last-minute getaways. All 12 picks have flights and hotels available throughout the summer season — and for affordable prices — and offer either…