HI Chicago, The J. Ira and Nicki Harris Family Hostel

24 East Congress Parkway
Chicago, Illinois 60605
Call 1 (312) 360-0300

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Green Footprints: Chicago

Known as the Windy City – for its politics, not the weather – Chicago has a rich American history unlike any other US city. Filled with live music, street art, and lakeside beauty, you’ll find endless opportunities for a unique travel adventure that naturally supports the planet and its people.


Top 5 Reasons To Stay At HI Chicago For Your Summer Concert Adventure

Concert and festival season is in full swing here in Chicago and we are pumped! With Lollapalooza, Adele, Phish, Drake, Pitbull, Pearl Jam, Luke Bryan, Billy Joel, Sublime, and many others coming to town, there’s something for everyone. Here at the HI Chicago hostel we love this time of year because we get to meet music fans from all around the world and reunite with friends who come back and stay with us year after year.

Lincoln Park Chicago in the Fall

Free For All: Chicago

What do hotdogs, blues music, and beaches have in common? You’ll find them all in the Windy City! And here’s where you can find those and more for free:

Chicago’s version of a traditional German Christmas Market

Things To Do In Chicago: Fall

As summer winds down and we cruise into fall here at the HI Chicago hostel, we look forward to a break in the humidity and cool, crisp air. It’s a great time to be in Chicago and we have a few suggestions for how to make the most of it.

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