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A Taste of History and Celebrity at the Chicago Theatre

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Hey there! My name is Samuel and I’m the Marketing Manager at here Best Western Plus River North Hotel. The job – which involves being downtown in Chicago – definitely has some huge perks. And one of the biggest is getting to go behind-the-scenes at some of Chicago’s biggest, most famous, and sometimes little-known attractions. […]

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Magnificent Mile Shopping Center

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Among the closest hotels near the Magnificent Mile in Chicago, Best Western Plus River North knows that Chicago shopping is more than an afternoon activity – it’s a premier area attraction. For the many tourists and travelers concerned about the parking, the Magnificent Mile has you covered. You can put your car away and have […]

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Chicago’s Most Scenic Spots for a Drink

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When you think of outdoor dining, Chicago should come to mind. While we’re pointing you toward three particular local favorites, you can find a wide variety of worthwhile places that offer charming porch and patio seating. For those traveling to the Windy City from out of town, it may be wise to try out these […]

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Best Summer Festivals in Chicago

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Chances are, if you travel to Chicago during the summer months, your trip will coincide with a spectacular summer festival. You won’t be at a loss for fun things to do here any time of the year, but between Memorial Day and Labor Day, the city has a special sizzle. Since this top Illinois town […]

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Chicago Attractions within Walking Distance

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Locals know it as The Loop. The Loop is the historical commercial center of Downtown Chicago, a hotspot chockfull of dining, shopping, entertainment, and the most fun things to do in Chicago. When you stay at our hotel, you have quick, convenient access to this hub of personal and professional attractions as well as this […]

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Slicing Up Chicago Style Pizza

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If you love the taste, the crisp, the cheese and the hands-on experience of pizza, Chicago is the motherland of “za” and a sanctuary of pie. Known for its Chicago-style, deep dish, pizza – thick, complex, saucy and smothered with mozzarella – Chicago is home to the best pizza restaurants, joints, dives and parlors in […]

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Navy Pier Package at Best Western Plus River North

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The most exciting attraction in Chicago, Navy Pier is a waterfront playground on Lake Michigan. This lakeside entertainment landmark features unique attractions, parks, promenades, gardens, museums, art exhibits, shops, restaurants, rides and exciting events.  Experience a true Chicago tradition at Navy Pier, where families and friends come together for fun in Windy City. Head over […]

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Best Beaches of Chicago

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Edging Lake Michigan, Chicago is an urban playground with miles of sandy beaches lining the lakefront. Surrounded by soaring skyscrapers and the vibrant energy of the Windy City, Chicago’s 23 beautiful beaches have a unique vibe and feel. Whether you want to soak up the sun, play a game of volleyball, build a sandcastle, spark […]

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3 Mouth-Watering Burgers in Chicago

It’s National Burger Month!!! We use three exclamation points because we’re just that excited! In honor of the month celebrating what is arguably America’s greatest food, we decided to sample 3 restaurants all within two blocks of us in the River North neighborhood. You can literally walk to each in 5 minutes or less. The […]

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Chicago by Bike

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With miles of bike paths along Lake Michigan, beautiful park trails, and eclectic neighborhoods, Chicago is an eco-conscious and bike friendly town. Chicago is home to exciting bike tours, cool bike shops where you can find rentals, and year-round bike events, including the annual Bike to Work Rally on Daley Plaza, that celebrate the city’s […]

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