The Windy City is pretty famous for a few things: deep-dish pizza, Magnificent Mile shopping, the Sears Tower, and some serious professional sports teams. When imagining the Midwest’s biggest city, most people probably picture the most stereotypical and iconic views of the riverside, skyscrapers, and the pizza that fuels the endless competition with New York’s thin crust.
There’s another part of Chicago worth exploring, though, in the nearby neighborhood of Lincoln Park. Offering super affordable hotel (and even hostel) stays at a fraction of the price of city center, Lincoln Park is still within a short Uber ride or public transport ticket to the Magnificent Mile. You can enjoy all the perks of the big city, while feeling like you’re in a cozy neighborhood (and without killing your wallet).
To be honest, even though the main attractions of the city center are just a short ride away,