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River North

Chicago, IL 60610

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"The other popular area would be River North which is a bit farther walking from tourist attractions but a nice neighborhood."  See More

"For food, River North or West Loop on Restaurant Row."  See More

"Yes, River North would be a great area, you can walk to Millennium Park, most downtown museums and it is pretty centrally located if you are trying to go north to Wrigleyville or west to Logan Square."  See More

"I can't give you any specific recommendations, but in terms of general areas, you could check out River North or Gold Coast which would both be pretty close to walk to bars and restaurants, and you could also shop along 900 N Michigan Ave during the day."  See More

"For hotel location I think River North is centrally located."  See More

"If I had to stay in Chicago, I would stay in River North, as close to N Michigan Ave and the Chicago River as possible or on the south side of the Chicago River."  See More

"There are several great hotels in that neighborhood, but River North is a nice area too."  See More

"Since you're in River North, you could walk along the Chicago Riverwalk depending on where you are."  See More

"This is a vibrant neighborhood that doesn't get as much attention as say, Wicker Park or Logan Square (skip River North or Gold Coast, there are tons of tourists there."  See More

"If this is your first time in Chicago I would stay in the River North neighborhood, it's a great location central to a lot of great things the city has to offer."  See More

"As for hotels, I'd stay in River North as it's a great central location."  See More

"You have Chinatown Chicago, W Devon Ave (Indian and Pakistani), Greektown, River North (American and Chicago), and many others."  See More

"Years ago I would have said River North."  See More

"I would recommend staying in River North or Gold Coast as both neighborhoods are very walkable to N Michigan Ave shopping and restaurants."  See More

"Both are located in River North and will give you endless options for walking and hopping the red line to Wrigley Field (I'd recommend public transportation on game days to avoid traffic) for a Cubs game."  See More

"I would try and stay somewhere in River North - it's right in the thick of things and easy access to the Red Line (subway) that can drop you off right at Wrigley Field's doorstep."  See More

"I too would recommend looking in River North and would try to stay closer to Michigan Avenue so you have more options for transportation if you want to visit other areas of the city."  See More

"For a good central area for a first time visitor I would stick with River North - there is so much to do and see within walking distance and you have easy access to everywhere else."  See More

"If you want classic, then you should head to Drake Hotel which is right near Lake Shore Drive in River North."  See More

"River North is what I would consider the main tourist neighborhood, although there is plenty there that locals love as well!"  See More

"As a first timer, I'd recommend you stay in River North."  See More

"River North is definitely a great place to stay, especially if it's your first time in Chicago, but being the main tourist hub makes it very expensive."  See More

"As a first timer, I would recommend staying in River North as it's close to some amazing restaurants and attractions."  See More

"River North is close to downtown but near good restaurants and shops."  See More

"you can get easily to Michigan Ave, to Millennium Park, the River North area and all the activity nearby."  See More

"River North - Grab a slice at Lou Malnati's Pizzeria, walk along N Michigan Ave, get a cocktail at the top of the Hancock Building(touristy, but still cool)."  See More

"You'll want to stay in River North."  See More

"Try to stay in River North, Magnificent Mile or Loop, the Loop probably being the least appealing for younger people wanting to drink and eat til the late hours of the night/morning."  See More

"So many great neighborhoods: River North Neighborhood, Loop, Bucktown/Wicker Park, Wrigleyville, The West Loop."  See More

"Old town is great in summer because it's close to the beach, and is a pretty central location to River North Neighborhood and Lincoln Park (Illinois) as well."  See More

"Wicker Park offers tons of restaurants and nightlife at a much more reasonable price than River North Neighborhood (aka ballers row)."  See More

"River North Neighborhood especially will have a good mix of bars, lounges, clubs, and everything else in between, with the crowd being a bit more upscale and older (young drunk kids tend to stick up north)."  See More

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