Avondale is a great place to stay while you are exploring Chicago as some of the city’s main attractions are within easy reach. Two destinations that should be on every visitor’s to-do list is the wonderful Congress Theater and the much-loved Athenaeum Theatre. Also, be sure to check out the Chicago's Mercury Theater and the Walt Disney House.
Chicago’s central area is also home to Willis Tower and McCormick Place. Millennium Park and Hancock Tower are two more attractions in the city centre worth checking out if you're keen to see what makes this city tick.
Avondale has plenty of museums and theaters nearby that allow visitors to really get a feel for the area. Admire, learn and be amazed in the various museums such as the Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum. Book seats for a spectacular show at the Steppenwolf Theatre, the Apollo Theater Chicago and Stage 773. There are plenty of popular galleries to enjoy nearby. In particular, don’t miss the Legacy Motors Automotive Art Gallery.
If you love nature and wildlife, head to the nearby parks and reserves. These are good spots to relax and unwind. Escape the rat race for a while and see the locals at their relaxed best at local green spaces that are sure to delight such as Lincoln Park, Wicker Park and Humboldt Park.
If you are ready to splash some cash, visit Six Corners.
The area’s sporting heart is United Center, which is home to the Chicago Bulls basketball team in winter and the Chicago Blackhawks ice hockey team. Those who prefer live music to sport can also browse the stadium’s entertainment guide to see if there is a concert scheduled during their stay.
Finding somewhere convenient to base yourself in the Avondale area is a breeze. The Days Inn Chicago, the Inn at Lincoln Park and the Chicago Getaway Hostel are among the many great places to stay around here.