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South ChicagoChicago

Explore South Chicago: its beaches, food, live music, and more!

Check out the local area in South Chicago as you venture to sights like Lake Michigan.


Popular places to visit in South Chicago

Navy Pier
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Navy Pier

4.5/5(4,870 reviews)

A Ferris wheel, shopping, restaurants and more can be found in this waterfront entertainment district.

Wrigley Field
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Wrigley Field

4.5/5(2,128 reviews)

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

McCormick Place
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McCormick Place

4.5/5(1,804 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.

Millennium Park
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Millennium Park

4.5/5(7,198 reviews)

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

Union Station
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Union Station

4.5/5(1,343 reviews)

Learn about the history of Union Station, a well-known monument in Chicago. Amble around this vibrant area's riverfront or experience its entertainment choices.

Soldier Field
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Soldier Field

4.5/5(1,256 reviews)

Events center, NFL stadium and historic landmark all in one, this waterfront field is one of Chicago’s most popular destinations.

Top things to do in South Chicago

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

$47
Per adult
94% of travellers recommend
Go Chicago Explorer Pass: Choose 3, 4 or 5 Top Attractions
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Go Chicago Explorer Pass: Choose 3, 4 or 5 Top Attractions

$83
Per adult
80% of travellers recommend
Chicago CityPASS: Admission to Top 5 Chicago Attractions
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Chicago CityPASS: Admission to Top 5 Chicago Attractions

$109
Per adult
94% of travellers recommend
360 CHICAGO Observation Deck (Hancock Center)
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360 CHICAGO Observation Deck (Hancock Center)

$25
Per adult
86% of travellers recommend
Chicago Hop-On Hop-Off Big Bus Tour
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Chicago Hop-On Hop-Off Big Bus Tour

$49
Per adult
88% of travellers recommend
Chicago's Pilsen Neighborhood Street & Public Art Private Tour
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Chicago's Pilsen Neighborhood Street & Public Art Private Tour

$42
Per adult

Top Hotels in South Chicago

Estimated price for 1 night / 2 adults
LondonHouse Chicago, Curio Collection by Hilton
LondonHouse Chicago, Curio Collection by Hilton
4.5 out of 5
85 East Wacker Drive, Chicago, IL
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $99 per night

Located in The Loop, this luxury hotel is steps from Chicago Riverwalk and Michigan Avenue. Grant Park and Chicago Theatre are also within 10 minutes. Clark-Lake ...

4.6/5Exceptional! (2,354 reviews)

"This is a beautiful wonderfully located we staffed property I would recommend to vacation travelers and business travelers."…"

Reviewed on Aug 3, 2020

LondonHouse Chicago, Curio Collection by Hilton
Sofitel Chicago Magnificent Mile
Sofitel Chicago Magnificent Mile
4.5 out of 5
20 E Chestnut St, Chicago, IL
The price is $125 per night

Located in Near North Side, this luxury hotel is within a 5-minute walk of State Street, Water Tower Place, and John Hancock Center. Chicago Water Tower and ...

4.6/5Exceptional! (1,793 reviews)

"The location is great, one block from Michigan Ave, very convenient. The price is reasonable, nice view from the hotel."…"

Reviewed on Aug 2, 2020

Sofitel Chicago Magnificent Mile
Best Western Grant Park Hotel
Best Western Grant Park Hotel
2.5 out of 5
1100 S Michigan Ave, Chicago, IL
The price is $65 per night

Located in The Loop, this hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Grant Park and Columbia College Chicago. Field Museum of Natural History and John G. Shedd Aquarium ...

4.1/5Very Good! (3,089 reviews)

"Having stayed at the hotel seven days earlier and having been told that check in was at noon, (and checking in at noon) we arrived at noon to check in and were told that check in is at 3. I asked if that had changed in the past week and was told no, that's how it has always been. Because of covid, ..."…"

Reviewed on Jul 28, 2020

Best Western Grant Park Hotel
Kinzie Hotel
Kinzie Hotel
4 out of 5
20 W Kinzie St, Chicago, IL
The price is $97 per night

Located in River North, this hotel is steps from House of Blues Chicago and State Street. Chicago Riverwalk and Chicago Theatre are also within 10 minutes. Grand ...

4.5/5Wonderful! (1,736 reviews)

"Been staying here since it was the amalfi. covid 19 hampered many of their pampering amenities. But their attempts to resolve them were appreciated. the cocktail time was replaced with a bottle of wine and/or a beer, and breakfast was replaced with a sack breakfast snack. missed the bell boys, and ..."…"

Reviewed on Jul 21, 2020

Kinzie Hotel
Radisson Blu Aqua Hotel Chicago
Radisson Blu Aqua Hotel Chicago
4.5 out of 5
221 N Columbus Dr, Chicago, IL
The price is $224 per night

Located in The Loop, this luxury hotel is within a 5-minute walk of Chicago Riverwalk, Grant Park, and Aon Center. Chicago Theatre and Millennium Park are also ...

4.4/5Wonderful! (1,609 reviews)

"I loved the privacy and the view was nice will come again and try the pool"…"

Reviewed on Aug 3, 2020

Radisson Blu Aqua Hotel Chicago
The Godfrey Hotel Chicago
The Godfrey Hotel Chicago
4.5 out of 5
127 West Huron, at LaSalle, Chicago, IL
The price is $108 per night

Located in River North, this luxury hotel is within a 10-minute walk of State Street, Michigan Avenue, and Northwestern Memorial Hospital. Chicago Riverwalk ...

4.3/5Excellent! (1,582 reviews)

"Close to restaurants and shopping stores! Food was very excellent and everything was walking distance. Parking could be a bit pricey"…"

Reviewed on Aug 3, 2020

The Godfrey Hotel Chicago

Other neighborhoods in Chicago

Robie House

Hyde Park

4.5/5Wonderful!(136 area reviews)

Hyde Park is noteworthy for its museums, and you can make a stop at top attractions like Chicago Museum of Science and Industry and Robie House.

Hyde Park
South Loop which includes night scenes and street scenes

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.

Near South Side
South Loop featuring a skyscraper and a city

South Loop

4.5/5Wonderful!(607 area reviews)

Known for its fascinating museums, panoramic lake views, and popular shops, there's plenty to explore in South Loop. Top attractions like Soldier Field and Field Museum of Natural History are major draws. Catch the metro at Roosevelt Station or Cermak-McCormick Place Station to see more of the city.

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

The Loop

4.5/5Wonderful!(9,480 area reviews)

Millennium Park and Grant Park are a few top attractions in The Loop. Hop around the city on the metro at Adams-Wabash Station or Jackson Station (Red Line) and check out the area's fascinating museums, popular shops, and acclaimed art galleries.

The Loop
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West Loop

Consider a visit to Union Park and take some time to enjoy the abundant dining options during your time in West Loop. If you want to see more of the city, jump on the metro at Clinton Station (Blue Line) or Racine Station.

West Loop
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Downtown Chicago

Known for its fascinating museums, stunning river views, and gorgeous architecture, there's plenty to explore in Downtown Chicago. Top attractions like Chicago Theatre and House of Blues Chicago are major draws. Catch the metro at State Station or Clark-Lake Station to see more of the city.

Downtown Chicago

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