Love university life, museums, and cathedrals? Get away to Hyde Park!

Discover the family-friendly area of Hyde Park—a college vibe, museums, and top sights like Chicago Museum of Science and Industry.

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Top Hotels in Hyde Park

Estimated price for 1 night / 2 adults
Sophy Hyde Park
Sophy Hyde Park
3.5 out of 5
1411 East 53rd Street, Chicago, IL
$199
per night
Oct 31 - Nov 1

Located in Hyde Park, this hotel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Burnham Park, Chicago Museum of Science and Industry, and University of Chicago. State Street is 2 ...

4.8/5Exceptional! (194 reviews)

"Interesting property, lots of artwork. Nicest hotel ever"…"

Reviewed on Oct 9, 2019

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
$139
per night
Oct 31 - Nov 1

Located in Hyde Park, this hotel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Burnham Park, Chicago Museum of Science and Industry, and University of Chicago. State Street is 2.2 ...

4.5/5Wonderful! (784 reviews)

"Location was great. Coffee pot in room had a broken tray so was unusable. Breakfast was good, staff pleasant, lobby inviting and clean. Did not use fitness room or pool."…"

Reviewed on Oct 1, 2019

Hyatt Place Chicago-South/University Medical Center
Congress Plaza Hotel
Congress Plaza Hotel
3.5 out of 5
520 South Michigan Avenue, Chicago, IL
$98
per night
Nov 17 - Nov 18

Located in The Loop, this hotel is steps from Columbia College Chicago, Museum of Contemporary Photography, and Auditorium Building and Theatre. Fine Arts Building ...

3.7/5Good! (5,666 reviews)

"Perfect location - easy check in/check out - staff was amazing."…"

Reviewed on Oct 15, 2019

Congress Plaza Hotel
Hotel Essex Chicago
Hotel Essex Chicago
4 out of 5
800 S Michigan Ave, Chicago, IL
$86
per night
Nov 17 - Nov 18

Located in The Loop, this hotel is steps from Lakefront Trail and Grant Park. State Street and Columbia College Chicago are also within 5 minutes. Harrison Station ...

4.4/5Excellent! (534 reviews)

"Shower room we excellent. Room is very clean and comfortable. Love it."…"

Reviewed on Oct 17, 2019

Hotel Essex Chicago
Eurostars Magnificent Mile, previously Dana Hotel
Eurostars Magnificent Mile, previously Dana Hotel
4 out of 5
660 North State Street, Chicago, IL
$117
per night
Nov 3 - Nov 4

Located in River North, this spa hotel is steps from Chinese Consulate and State Street. Chicago Water Tower and Tribune Tower are also within 10 minutes. Chicago ...

4.4/5Wonderful! (2,170 reviews)

"Very nice, clean, organized hotel in the middle of the city, walk distances to the important point of the city."…"

Reviewed on Oct 16, 2019

Eurostars Magnificent Mile, previously Dana Hotel
The St. Clair Hotel – Magnificent Mile
The St. Clair Hotel – Magnificent Mile
2.5 out of 5
162 East Ontario Street, Chicago, IL
$100
per night
Oct 30 - Oct 31

Located in Near North Side, this hotel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Grant Park, Navy Pier, and Millennium Park. Art Institute of Chicago and Cloud Gate are also ...

4.1/5Very Good! (848 reviews)

"Room was very small, very clean with great beds. Service also very good"…"

Reviewed on Oct 11, 2019

The St. Clair Hotel – Magnificent Mile

Popular things to do in Hyde Park

Chicago Museum of Science and Industry
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Chicago Museum of Science and Industry

4.5/5(1,170 reviews)

This large, interactive museum contains a coal mine and World War II submarine among its many attractions.

Robie House
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Robie House

5/5(4 reviews)

Witness the simple beauty of Frank Lloyd Wright’s designs in a Chicago house that epitomizes a popular American style of architecture.  

Wrigley Field
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Wrigley Field

4.5/5(1,927 reviews)

Tour the iconic grounds and catch a game March through September at Chicago’s beloved baseball stadium.

Millennium Park
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Millennium Park

4.5/5(6,514 reviews)

A landmark gathering place for locals and visitors who come to admire the unique art, architecture and landscape.

McCormick Place
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McCormick Place

4.5/5(1,577 reviews)

Attend an event at the United States’ largest convention center, which features hyper-modern facilities and huge exhibition spaces connected by promenades and sky bridges.

Willis Tower
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Willis Tower

4.5/5(3,055 reviews)

Visit the Skydeck and gaze down over the Chicago cityscape from a dazzling 1,353 feet above the sidewalk.

Top activities in Hyde Park

Chicago CityPASS: Save on Chicago's 5 Best Attractions
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Chicago CityPASS: Save on Chicago's 5 Best Attractions

$108

Chicago CityPASS® tickets include premium admission to Chicago’s top attractions at significant savings off the price of the same tickets purchased separately. Extra perk: CityPASS travelers skip most main-entrance ticket lines.

Architecture River Tour from Navy Pier
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Architecture River Tour from Navy Pier

$41

Equal parts boat and buildings, this river cruise gives you a from-the-water perspective of Chicago skyline and up-close views of its most iconic structures. Board an open-roofed vessel and float with the current as an architecture expert shares the fascinating history behind the Windy City's most renowned buildings.

360 CHICAGO Observation Deck (Hancock Center)
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360 CHICAGO Observation Deck (Hancock Center)

$22

At 360 CHICAGO, the guest experience begins at the ground floor with a museum-style exhibition celebrating Chicago’s history and nine of its culturally rich neighborhoods.

Chicago Mob Tour: Criminals & Gangsters Bus Tour
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Chicago Mob Tour: Criminals & Gangsters Bus Tour

$40

Explore Chicago's seedy underworld on this guided bus tour of its most famous gangsters and mobsters. Investigate the former haunts of legends like Al Capone, The Untouchables, and John Dillinger as you explore the sites of major crimes, violent deaths, and shocking trials on this guided excursion.

Skydeck & The Ledge Tickets at Willis Tower
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Skydeck & The Ledge Tickets at Willis Tower

$25

Take in the view from the sky-high heights of the Willis Tower, the second-tallest building in the United States. From the 103rd floor, look out over 4 states and the Windy City's urban sprawl, and then test your vertigo on a glass balcony to peer down at the streets and skyscrapers of Chicago beneath your feet.

The Nightmare at Navy Pier Presents: The 5th Annual Haunted Halloween Ball
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The Nightmare at Navy Pier Presents: The 5th Annual Haunted Halloween Ball

$44

Itinerary This is a typical itinerary for this product Stop At: Navy Pier, 600 E Grand Ave, Chicago, IL 60611-3419 Event Location Duration: 6 hours

Read travel guides and advice on visiting Hyde Park

The Best Cheap Eats in Chicago
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The Best Cheap Eats in Chicago

Eat well for less in Chicago

The Best Galleries and Art Museums in Chicago
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The Best Galleries and Art Museums in Chicago

Our pick of the best galleries and art museums in Chicago

Best Day Trips from Chicago
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Best Day Trips from Chicago

Pack a bag and discover day trip locations a short drive past the city limits.

Other neighborhoods in Chicago

Chinatown
Chinese Roasted Ducks
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Chinatown

Known for Chinatown, Dining, Shopping

4/5(177 reviews)

Chinatown is known for its ample dining options, and you can get around the area by hopping on the metro at Cermak-Chinatown Station.

Near South Side
South Loop which includes night scenes and street scenes

Near South Side

Known for Skyscrapers, Urban, Scenery

Take time in Near South Side to visit attractions like Soldier Field and Field Museum of Natural History. You might also appreciate the abundant dining options, and you can hop on the metro at Roosevelt Station to see more of the city.

South Loop
South Loop featuring a skyscraper and a city

South Loop

Known for Museums, Skyscrapers, Urban

4.5/5(536 reviews)

South of downtown Chicago, this neighborhood features cultural activities, sports and convention centers and a great dining and nightlife scene.

The Loop
The Loop - Downtown which includes a river or creek

The Loop

Known for Urban, Architecture, Museums

4.5/5(7,753 reviews)

Bordered roughly by the surrounding elevated train circuit, this Chicago neighborhood has restaurants, galleries, parks and a giant silver bean.

West Loop
West Loop, Chicago, Illinois, United States of America

West Loop

Known for Urban, Skyscrapers, Culture

Spend some time visiting places like Union Park while getting to know West Loop, and be sure to check out the abundant dining options. You can hop aboard the metro at Clinton Station (Blue Line) or Racine Station to see more of the area.

Downtown Chicago
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Downtown Chicago

Known for Skyscrapers, Urban, Architecture

The heart of the Midwest’s glittering metropolis has many offerings, from shopping and dining to parks, museums and exciting contemporary public art.