Rosemont, Illinois, is just 20 minutes from downtown Chicago. It’s a small city close to both O’Hare International Airport and downtown Chicago but a major community for commerce and big business. Hotels and flights are easily accessible.
Staying in Rosemont
If your destination is Chicago but you’re on a budget, stay on the outskirts of the city in places like Rosemont, Illinois, where you can find cheap hotels. In fact, use the travel website Hipmunk.com, which compares a lot of cheap hotels in Rosemont and affordable flights for maximum travel savings.
Stay at places like the Hilton Rosemont Chicago O’Hare. It has a business center, fitness center, restaurants, and airport shuttle, and it accepts pets. The hotel connects to a skywalk joining the Convention Center and the Rosemont Theatre. Other choices for inexpensive nearby hotels are the Embassy Suites Chicago O’Hare/Rosemont, Sheraton Chicago O’Hare Airport Hotel, and Double Tree by Hilton Chicago O’Hare Airport.
Playing in Rosemont
Rosemont is known as the Golden Corridor, mainly because it is a center for economic profit. It’s located northwest of downtown Chicago and is home to many Fortune 500 companies. Rosemont has a small population of just 4,202 people but is big on business, nightlife, and entertainment.
When in Rosemont, if you like adventure, go to iFly Indoor Skydiving, for all ages. It’s not what you think. There’s nothing attached, no parachutes, and no jumping — just an incredible wind tunnel that creates a cushion of protection while you soar through the air. Other places to visit are the fashion outlets, the Rosemont Theatre, and Wolff’s Flea Market, a chic outdoor market with more than 1,700 vendors. The Donald E. Stephens Convention Center and Allstate Arena are very popular as well. If you have some free time and venture into Chicago, why not go on a guided tour? There are plenty of tours to choose from, like the Historic Chicago Bar Tour for $36.
Finding Transportation in Rosemont
If you fly into Chicago O’Hare International Airport, be sure to check for an inexpensive flight first. From there, take a shuttle to your hotel, rent a car, use public transportation, or take the Blue Line L straight into Rosemont. There are buses and train routes as well.
Visiting More Small Cites Near Chicago
Chicago as a major metropolis is close to many smaller cities. Elmhurst provides plenty of boutique shopping, delicious restaurants, and events. Or travel to Oak Lawn, where you can visit the casinos, dine in great restaurants, or go golfing.
Rosemont’s popularity is increasing with the thriving business community and nearby attractions, primarily due to its proximity to the airport and downtown Chicago. The residential area is a gated community with a small population.
So if you are visiting Chicago on business or for pleasure and want to stay in the outlying areas, remember Rosemont, a small place with big heart.
What do you think about Rosemont? Are there any other places you’d like to travel to? Please add your thoughts in the comments below.
Author Bio: Linda Manning lives in trendy Newport, Rhode Island, with her husband, Paul, and young English springer spaniel Brooklynn. As a licensed boat captain and certified diver who loves to travel, the artistry of writing was given birth. She enjoys going on press trips to exotic places, then showing people around the world how travel can change their lives. At home, Linda loves gardening, cooking, entertaining, art, museums, and all Newport has to offer.