Central Station Vacation: Coronavirus Information
Most Central Station hotels offer free cancellation. Consider booking refundable hotels rather than non-refundable ones. Just look for the ‘free cancellation’ message during your hotel search. Prices can vary, but right now we believe that flexibility matters.
For more information about the impact of COVID-19 on your Central Station trip, please visit our Coronavirus Information page (opens in new window).
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Where to stay in Central Station
The heart of the Midwest’s glittering metropolis has many offerings, from shopping and dining to parks, museums and exciting contemporary public art.
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South of downtown Chicago, this neighborhood features cultural activities, sports and convention centers and a great dining and nightlife scene.
Near South Side
Travelers choose Near South Side for its abundant dining options. Hop aboard the metro at Cermak-McCormick Place Station or Roosevelt Station and check out top sights like Soldier Field.
While visiting Prairie District, you might make a stop by sights like National Vietnam Veterans Art Museum and Glessner House Museum.
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Places to Visit in Central Station
Getting excited about your trip to Central Station? Like some suggestions about what to see while you're there? That's where we come in! We couldn't think of a more fabulous place to set up camp than Central Station. Renowned attractions such as the Art Institute of Chicago and the McCormick Place will be just moments away. A lively day of sightseeing can be exhausting business. Thankfully, it's only a short distance between the Buckingham Fountain and the Field Museum of Natural History. These conveniently located sights are sure to impress! Enthralled by the unique world beneath the water? Meet colorful animals and find out the wonder of our planet's waters at John G. Shedd Aquarium. There's a wonderful range of things to do in this destination. Space is regarded as our final frontier. At Adler Planetarium and Astronomy Museum you can go on a tour and learn more about how we plan to conquer the heavens. Still got time to spare? Even on a damp day, it's worth taking a walk through Grant Park. Pop up your umbrella and breathe in the fresh earthy smell.
Central Station Accommodations
Whatever kind of accommodations you're hoping to get, Central Station can deliver the goods. With 26 listed options to pick between, you're sure to find one that's ideal for your cheap vacation or luxury getaway. There's no need to blow your entire vacation budget on a place to stay. You'll discover snuggly beds with a low-cost price tag at the Travelodge Hotel Downtown (65 E Harrison St) and the Chinatown Hotel Chicago (214 West 22nd Place). On the other hand, if you haven't treated yourself in a long time, why not do it now? The Wheeler Mansion (2020 South Calumet Avenue) and the JW Marriott Chicago (151 West Adams Street) will make you feel like a VIP. Staying just a stone's throw from the Art Institute of Chicago will prove very handy when it comes time to check out this not-to-be-missed attraction. Settle into The Langham, Chicago or the Renaissance Chicago Downtown Hotel and you'll be able to mosey over as often as you like.
Nearest Airports to Central Station
All ready for your trip to Central Station? Got your boarding passes sorted yet? Get ready to walk out into a crowd of friendly faces at Midway International Airport (MDW). It sits 8 miles southwest of the town center.