Things to Do in Chicago This Fall

While the official start of fall isn’t until Friday, Sept. 22, we’re definitely in the fall mindset! We are seeing the leaves start to change, the temperature is slowly dropping and we’re making the change from iced to hot coffee.

A lot of people say that Chicago is the best in the summertime, but we think that it’s just as fabulous during the fall! Time Out Chicago has compiled a great list of things to do in Chicago this fall and we’re excited to share our favorites. To read the post in its entirety, click here.

Photo Credit to Huffington Post.
  1. The Chicago Humanities Festival – This year’s fall fest includes a huge variety of talented thinkers, innovators, and creators who will be leading discusses around the theme of “belief.” Some highlights are writer Ta-Nehisi Coates, Jill Soloway, Al Gore and more. Click here to visit The CHF website.

    Photo Credit to Time Out Chicago.
  2. Football Season – Who doesn’t love a good football match at Soldier Field? We love supporting Chicago sports teams, and The Bears is no exception. Plus, Soldier Field recently added a whopping 17 new food items on their menu, including crab salad, buffalo mac and cheese, steak tacos, and more. To see all of the new menu additions, click here.

    Photo Credit to Time Out Chicago.
  3. Halloween – Here at Hotel Felix, we never think you’re too old to celebrate Halloween! There are plenty activities for kids, a ton of movie screenings, haunted houses, and plenty of local activities to visit throughout the Chicagoland area, like Six Flags Fright Fest, and a TON of corn mazes. See what else Time Out Chicago recommends doing to celebrate Halloween.

Are you ready to book your trip to Chicago this fall? Click here to stay with us!

Happy fall!

 

 

Tablet Hotels Recommends A Stay With Us

Do you love traveling but hate dealing with the stress that comes with picking a hotel to stay at and also booking it at an affordable price? Look no further: Tablet Hotels will help you out!

Tablet Hotels has been offering “effortless online booking at the lowest available prices, and live, dependable customer service” since 2000, “in search of a cure for boring travel and an antidote to the internet’s most common affliction: an overdose of options.”

Visit their website to get more information.

We’re thrilled to be featured on Tablet Hotels’ website, showcasing our Silver LEED Certification and our “occasional nod to Chicago’s long history of modernist architecture and design.”

 

Below are a few photos from the article: click here to see what else Tablet Hotels had to say about our hotel!

#WordlessWednesday With Scrappy the Dog

Another #WordlessWednesday is here and we’re excited to be spotlighting Scrappy the dog! Scrappy is located right outside of the front doors to our hotel and he’s definitely a fan favorite: who doesn’t love dogs?

We love being able to feature sustainable art throughout and outside of our hotel and Scrappy is a great addition to what makes our hotel unique and eco-friendly. Below are a few photos of Scrappy: be sure to snap your own photo during your next visit to our hotel and Chicago!

Directions to Hotel Felix

We’re located conveniently in downtown Chicago’s River North area.  Arriving at our hotel from either ORD or MDW is easy with options to drive, take a cab, ride share or take public transportation. Any questions? Contact us here.

Directions from O’Hare International Airport (ORD):

Driving: From ORD, use the right lane to take the I-190 ramp to Interstate 90/Chicago/Interstate 294. Keep left to merge onto I-90 E. Use the right 2 lanes to take exit 50B toward Ohio St E. Continue onto W Ohio St. and turn left onto N LaSalle drive. Turn right onto W Superior St, then turn right at the 1st cross street onto N Clark St. Turn right at the 1st cross street onto W Huron St and Hotel Felix will be on your left. 

Public Transit: Take the Blue line toward Forest Park to the Clark/Lake stop (about a 40 minute ride). Exit the platform and head west on Lake St toward N LaSalle St. Turn right onto N LaSalle St then turn right onto W Haddock Pl. Board the 156 bus to Belmont/Halstead at LaSalle & Wacker/Lake. Exit the bus at LaSalle & Huron then head east on W Huron St toward N Clark St. Hotel Felix will be on your right. 

Directions from Midway International Airport (MDW):

Driving: From MDW, head north on S Cicero Ave and turn right onto the Interstate 55 N/Stevenson Expy ramp to Chicago. Continue on I-55 N/Stevenson Expy. Take I-90 W/I-94 W to W Ohio St. Take exit 50B from I-90 W/I-94 W. Continue on W Ohio St. Take N LaSalle Dr to W Huron St and Hotel Felix will be on your left. 

Public Transit: Take the Orange line toward the loop and exit at the Roosevelt stop. Then, transfer to the Red line toward Howard. Exit the train at the Chicago stop and walk about five minutes west on W Chicago Ave toward N Dearborn St/N Dearborn Pkwy. Turn left onto N Dearborn St/N Dearborn Pkwy, turn right onto W Huron St, and Hotel Felix will be on your left.