Oak Street Vacation Packages
While staying in Oak Street, why not spend a day exploring colorful neighborhoods like Gold Coast, Magnificent Mile - River North and Chicago.
Spend some time in the heart of Chicago. Visit Willis Tower and McCormick Place. Millennium Park and Hancock Tower are another two city center attractions worth seeing if you have the time.
There are some unique cultural attractions in and around Oak Street. Visit some of the noteworthy artistic and historic collections including the Chicago History Museum, Driehaus Museum and the Chicago Children's Museum. Book in for a live show at the House of Blues Chicago, Chicago Theater and Second City. The area is a great destination for lovers of art. Visit the Museum of Contemporary Art, the Loyola University Museum of Art and ArchiTech Gallery.
Get active with the kids at Navy Pier, Harpo Studios and Skydeck Ledge. Stop by the Lincoln Park Zoo, and experience some of the most interesting creatures in the world.
If the sun is out, follow the lead of the locals who know the area best and make the most of the nearby green spaces. Stare out over the water and go for a long walk at one of the local beaches, for example the North Avenue Beach and the Ohio Street Beach.
Attractions like the Holy Name Cathedral, Pritzker Pavilion and Aon Center make great places to visit while you are in Oak Street. The Chicago area features some fascinating relics from yesteryear; every local history tour should begin with a visit to Cloud Gate and the Chicago Water Tower.
To browse through stores and buy some souvenirs, browse the Water Tower Place and the Chicago Place Mall.
UIC Pavilion is a great place to experience Chicago’s passion for college basketball, and to see local favorites, the UIC Flames, in action. If you want to endear yourself with the locals, wear indigo blue and flame red, the colors of the UIC Flames.
When you’re ready to rest your weary head after a busy day discovering the charms of Oak Street, check in to one of the many local bed-and-breakfast, hotel and short-stay apartment options. For a good night’s sleep check out the Congress Plaza Hotel, the Hyatt Regency Chicago, and the Palmer House Hilton.