Chicago Discount Hotel Rooms
by Trish Williams
A Weekend Get Away for Two
You’ve got a sitter for the weekend, and want to take a getaway trip for two to a city with good shopping and entertainment. Chicago is a great location to visit, especially when you can find Chicago discount hotel rooms at the last minute.
Fortunately, it’s common to find great specials on Chicago discount hotel rooms. Hotels in Chicago and elsewhere often have a difficult time filling up their hotels to capacity, and as a result, Chicago discount hotel rooms are often the result.
Chicago Discount Hotel Rooms and winter specials
In the winter, Chicago has all kinds of activities and fun things to do for couples. The Chicago Winter Delights celebration is a citywide initiative featuring the best in holiday fun and specials in the Chicago discount hotel rooms. The celebrations last from, approximately, November 20th through February 27th.
Usually ordering a pre-packaged tour will include a two-night stay in Chicago discount hotel rooms anywhere in the city. Chicago is prepared for the weekend traveler. The “Immersion Weekend” as they’re called, offer Chicago discount hotel rooms in the downtown area. These weekend specials include jazz, blues and theater excursions. Travelers get to visit local hotspots and obtain tickets to sold-out performances. They can also attend guest lectures/receptions hosted by experts in their field who are often staying in Chicago discount hotel rooms, too!
Special events coming up near most Chicago discount hotel rooms
The City of Chicago has a lot of exciting things planned for 2005. Some of these activities and dates include:
- The 7th Annual Mayor Daley’s Kids and Kites Festival – May 14 – October 1
- Bike Chicago – May – July
- 21st Annual Chicago Gospel Music Festival – June 3-5
- 25th Annual Taste of Chicago – June 24-July 4
- 15th Annual Country Music Festival – June 25-26
- 13th Annual Race to the Taste – June 26
- 6th Annual Chicago Outdoor Film Festival – July 12-Aug. 23
- 48th Annual Venetian Night – July 30
- Annual Chicago Air and Water Show – Aug. 20-21
Other Activities Near or Around Chicago discount hotel rooms
If you’ve decided to extend your getaway to a week, you can always call the Oprah Winfrey or Jerry Springer show, in advance, for free tickets!
Many television studios are found in the Chicago area, especially close to most major Chicago discount hotel rooms. If this isn’t up your alley, perhaps a quiet getaway to a museum or art exhibit would be better. Chicago has numerous attractions near all the Chicago discount hotel rooms. T
he Chicago Cultural Center attracts thousands each year. The city reports that exhibitions present a wide range of traditional and new media: painting, sculpture, photography, graphics, crafts, architecture, design, etc.
A variety of contemporary, historical and cultural offerings include national traveling exhibitions as well as one-person shows by local artists. Several major exhibitions are organized annually by the Visual Arts staff as well as by guest curators. Related lectures, panel discussions, and gallery talks are scheduled. Educational programs and tours for elementary and high school students are also presented.
Trish "Ariala" Williams is a freelance writer and marketing consultant who has published numerous articles in magazines and newspapers across the country. She also works on web design, web content, graphics, promotions and copywriting.