Hyde Park, IL

Chicago

Art and history abound in this architecturally impressive and leafy neighborhood between Washington Park and the shores of Lake Michigan.

Find superb architecture, art galleries and museums on a visit to Hyde Park, a charming lakeshore neighborhood. The park was the setting for the 1893 World’s Fair: Columbian Exposition. The area is the home of the University of Chicago and the location of Barack Obama’s family residence. It’s also a neighborhood filled with glorious parks, elegant gardens and urban beaches.

Stroll through the campus of the University of Chicago. Among its many attractive landmarks are the Gothic-style Bond Chapel and Rockefeller Memorial Chapel. Take a guided tour of the Prairie-style Frederick C. Robie House, designed by Frank Lloyd Wright. The Court Theatre is a venue for innovative productions and interpretations of classic plays.

Dedicate time to visit the campus museums. The Smart Museum of Art is a showcase of American, Asian and European art. See works by avant-garde artists, such as Henri Matisse, at The Renaissance Society. Archeological artifacts from ancient Egypt and Mesopotamia are among the highlights of the Oriental Institute Museum.

Visitors of all ages will enjoy exploring airplanes, a coal mine, a Mars Rover and submarines at the Chicago Museum of Science and Industry. This is a good starting point for touring the green and watery Jackson Park. Find peace at the Garden of the Phoenix Japanese garden on the park’s Wooded Island. Follow summertime crowds to the sandy shores of 57th Street Beach and 63rd Street Beach.

Enjoy more greenery at Midway Plaisance Park. Gardens bloom in vivid colors in summer and an ice rink provides recreational fun in winter. Join locals for a picnic and lake views at Promontory Point.

Spend a day at the children’s playgrounds, sports fields and sprawling lawns of Washington Park. Within the park is the DuSable Museum of African American History. Study the lifelike sculpted figures of the Fountain of Time.

Hyde Park is about 7 miles (11 kilometers) south of The Loop–Downtown. Trains travel at regular intervals between the neighborhood and Van Buren Street station.



Top Hotels in Hyde Park

The Whitehall Hotel
The Whitehall Hotel
4 out of 5
105 E Delaware Pl, Chicago, IL
Fully refundableReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $82 per night from Nov 7 to Nov 7
Located in Near North Side, this romantic hotel is steps from Michigan Avenue, 900 North Michigan Shops, and State Street. John Hancock Center and Water Tower ...
3.9/5 Very Good! (3,311 reviews)
"Great location - less touristy than the loop but still easily walkable to all the popular destinations, but with better food options and great shopping nearby. Hotel is basic and old but the rooms are large for a downtown hotel. Our beds sucked and desperately need to be replaced, giant dips in the ..."

Reviewed on Oct 19, 2021

The Whitehall Hotel
Sophy Hyde Park
Sophy Hyde Park
4 out of 5
1411 East 53rd Street, Chicago, IL
The price is $213 per night from Nov 21 to Nov 21
Located in Hyde Park, this hotel is within 1 mi (2 km) of University of Chicago, Chicago Museum of Science and Industry, and Lake Michigan. University of Chicago ...
4.8/5 Exceptional! (463 reviews)
"Friendly staff Convenient restaurant Good location"

Reviewed on Oct 19, 2021

Sophy Hyde Park
Hyatt Place Chicago-South/University Medical Center
Hyatt Place Chicago-South/University Medical Center
3 out of 5
5225 S Harper Ave, Chicago, IL
The price is $125 per night from Nov 21 to Nov 21
Located in Hyde Park, this hotel is within 1 mi (2 km) of University of Chicago, Lake Michigan, and Chicago Museum of Science and Industry. University of Chicago ...
4.5/5 Wonderful! (981 reviews)
"Would definitely stay here again!"

Reviewed on Oct 13, 2021

Hyatt Place Chicago-South/University Medical Center
DoubleTree by Hilton Chicago - Magnificent Mile
DoubleTree by Hilton Chicago - Magnificent Mile
4 out of 5
300 E Ohio St, Chicago, IL
The price is $125 per night from Nov 21 to Nov 21
Located in Near North Side, this hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Michigan Avenue, Northwestern Memorial Hospital, and Chicago Riverwalk. Ann and Robert H. ...
4.2/5 Excellent! (1,583 reviews)
"Walking distance to shopping & restuarants"

Reviewed on Oct 18, 2021

DoubleTree by Hilton Chicago - Magnificent Mile
Congress Plaza Hotel
Congress Plaza Hotel
3.5 out of 5
520 South Michigan Avenue, Chicago, IL
The price is $111 per night from Nov 1 to Nov 1
Located in The Loop, this hotel is steps from Columbia College Chicago, Museum of Contemporary Photography, and Auditorium Building and Theatre. Fine Arts Building ...
3.7/5 Good! (4,075 reviews)
"Great location. Amazing courteous helpful staff."

Reviewed on Oct 20, 2021

Congress Plaza Hotel
The St. Clair Hotel – Magnificent Mile
The St. Clair Hotel – Magnificent Mile
2.5 out of 5
162 East Ontario Street, Chicago, IL
Fully refundableReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $94 per night from Nov 7 to Nov 7
Located in Near North Side, this hotel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Grant Park, Millennium Park, and Cloud Gate. Art Institute of Chicago and Navy Pier are also ...
3.9/5 Very Good! (1,610 reviews)
"Muy bueno!"

Reviewed on Oct 19, 2021

The St. Clair Hotel – Magnificent Mile
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