Famous for its architecture, Chicago is a city that has grabbed the interest of many. Along with the buildings of the city, its sculptures have caught the fancy of many art aficionados. The most well-known of which is, perhaps, the Bean — officially named Cloud Gate. With a thriving art and culture scene, visitors find countless events to see and activities to indulge in. Then there are all the attractions that keep travelers occupied during their vacation. Chicago is not only one of the most popular destinations in the country, it is counted amongst the most pet friendly cities as well. So, if you want to explore the length and breadth of the city with your beloved pooch, then check out some pet friendly hotels in Chicago and gear up for an exciting vacation.
Being an extensively pet friendly city, Chicago has a number of attractions and activities that fur-parents can enjoy along with their fur babies. To name a few- Navy Pier, The Magnificent Mile, Chicago Riverwalk, The Shops at North Bridge, Epic Yoga Flow, Begyle Brewing, Warren Park, Promontory Point, Lake Shore Park, Shoreline Sightseeing (boat tour), Chicago Lakefront Bike Path, Burnham Greenway and Wicker Park Dog Park. Along with these, there are many events/festivals where you can take your pooch to and spend some quality time together. The best ones are - Doggie Egg Hunt at Horner Park, PAWS Chicago’s 5K Walk/Run, Pilsen Food Truck Social, Midsommarfest, Vegandale Fest, Bucktown Arts Fest, Chicago Hot Dog Fest and Spooky Pooch Parade.
Restaurants, bars, cafés and ice cream shops – there are a huge number of eateries where you can enjoy a meal or a snack with your little darlings. A few of the many places that promise a good time are O'Brien's RiverwalkCafé, Big Star, Cody's Public House, Archie's Iowa & Rockwell Tavern, Harry Caray's Tavern Navy Pier, 312 Chicago, Frasca Pizzeria + Wine Bar, Waterfront Café, Pierrot Gourmet, RA Sushi, Ten Cat Tavern, Lizzie McNeill's Irish Pub, Four Moon Tavernand O'Donovan's Pub and Restaurant.
In Chicago, you find pet friendly hotels that may charge you anything between $90 and $1000.
Some of the most comfortable hotels in Chicago for humans and their canines are Kimpton Hotel Monaco Chicago, Thompson Chicago, Intercontinental Chicago Magnificent Mile, Best Western Plus Hawthorne Terrace Hotel, The Palmer House Hilton, Hotel Lincoln and Crowne Plaza Chicago Metro Downtown.
Chicago boasts a number of off leash dog parks where your fur baby can go zoomies all s/he wants. Some of the most popular off leash parks are Grant Bark Park, Puptown Dog Park, Jackson Bark, Coliseum Park Dog Friendly Area and Wiggly Field Dog Park.