Local Attractions in Hyde Park

University of Chicago | 1.1 miles (773) 702-1234

Since its conception in 1890, The University of Chicago drives new ways of thinking, inspiring ideas that challenge and change the world. Located in the heart of Hyde Park, this urban Research University is enriched by the city we call home, digging deeper, pushing further and asking bigger questions to enrich all human life.

University of Chicago Medical Center | 1.5 miles (773) 702-1000

One of the nation's leading academic medical institutions, the University of Chicago Medicine and Biological Sciences Center consistently ranks among the best hospitals in the nation. At the forefront of medical care for nearly a century, this state-of-the-art medical center offers a full range of specialty and primary care services for adults and children, including Cancer Research, Treatment and Prevention, Pediatrics, Neuroscience, Advanced Surgery, and more. Joining the center in May 2018 is a newly built Level 1 Trauma Center. 

  • Hyde Park Brew Fest 2018 – Located in downtown Hyde Park, between 53rd and Harper, this annual festival features live music, food, craft beer, and vendors. Sample beer and cider from more than 50 craft and artisan breweries, June 2nd & 3rd.  
  • Chosen Few DJs Picnic & Festival ­– Join House Music fans at Chicago’s Jackson Park on July 7th, 2018, for this annual music festival. One of the world’s longest-running events dedicated to House Music, the festival features 12 hours of music, DJs, and Grammy-nominated performers.
  • Annual Silver Room Block Party – Dance, sing, and celebrate Chicago culture in Downtown Hyde Park with the Silver Room. This outdoor summer gathering in July showcases local artists and the city’s diverse expressionism through live music, art exhibits, food, and drink.

Hyde Park - This famous south side neighborhood is home to some of the best museums, architecture and restaurants in the city.  The University of Chicago and the Museum of Science and Industry are among the cultural institutes in this history rich community.

  • Navy Pier | 7.4 miles - From rides and live entertainment to concerts and boat cruises, the Navy Pier is Chicago’s lakefront playground for shopping, dining and fun.
  • McCormick Place | .5 miles - This expansive venue features 2.6 million sq. ft. of meeting and event space with exhibit halls, six ballrooms, three and theaters, with audiovisual and full catering.
  • Robie House | 1.1 miles (312) 994-4000 - Designed by Frank Lloyd Wright, this house offers tours five days a week.
  • Court Theater | 1.0 miles (773) 753-4472 - Located at the University of Chicago, enjoy performances based on classic tales.
  • Promontory Point | 1.2 miles - Enjoy the views of Lake Michigan next to Burnham Park.
  • 57th Street Beach | 2.9 miles - Eat at 57th Street Grill and relax by the water!
  • Jackson Park | 2.2 miles - Featuring a golf driving range, basketball court, and more.
  • Reva and David Logan Center for the Arts | 2.0 miles (773) 702 – 2787 - Discover exhibits and performances on the campus of the University of Chicago.
  • The Revival Improv Comedy Theater | 0.7 miles - Live performances featured in a hip atmosphere, perfect for a group!

Kid Friendly Fun

  • Harold Washington Playlot Park | 0.4 miles - Play at the local playground or have fun at the park’s tennis courts.
  • Midway Plaisance Park | 1.0 mile - A public park on the South Side of Chicago.
  • Nichols Park | 0.3 miles - A quick walk from the hotel!


  • Museum of Science and Industry | 0.8 miles (773) 684-1414 - Explore scientific and industrial exhibits at this child-friendly museum.
  • Smart Museum of Art | 1.2 miles (773) 702-0200 - Located at The University of Chicago, this museum features Asian, European, Contemporary & Modern Art.
  • Renaissance Society | 1.4 miles (773) 702-8670 - Showcasing contemporary and avant-garde art.
  • Oriental Institute | 1.4 miles (773) 702-9520 - Learn about the ancient civilizations of the Middle East.

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