Chicago Hotels for 4th of July

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Chicago is the Ideal Location in which to Celebrate Independence Day

Whether it be firework displays reflected in the lake at Navy Pier or contemporary music concerts in Millennium Park, Chicago hotels for 4th of July are ideal for anyone celebrating American independence. Catch a free concert, or make your way to nearby Lisle for the Eyes to the Skies Festival. Bright hot air balloons fill the skies over a carnival with live music. In Chicago city center, SummerDance attracts hundreds of dancers to Grant Park to Salsa and Zydeco their way through the weekend. Whatever you get up to on your Independence Day weekend in Chicago, it's sure to be exuberant.

Where to See 4th of July Fireworks in Chicago

The annual pyrotechnics at Navy Pier are legendary. Chicago's lakefront downtown unites viewers beneath a canopy of glittering illuminations. Patriotic music plays in the background and thousands throng park to catch sight of this spectacular show. Here are the best spots in the city from which to view the lights:

Best Places to Stay for 4th of July in Chicago

Apartment ∙ 2 guests ∙ 1 bedroom
Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, United States
from $72
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Apartment ∙ 4 guests ∙ 1 bedroom
Near North, Chicago, Illinois, United States
from $146
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4.9
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Apartment ∙ 4 guests ∙ 2 bedrooms
Old Town, Chicago, Illinois, United States
from $157
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4.5
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Chicago 4th of July Family Activities

The streets and parks of Chicago are filled with free concerts, festivals and classes during Independence Day weekend. You and your family can get patriotic in Millennium Park or root for the local team at one of Chicago's world-class sporting venues. Here are the events not to miss if you are visiting with your family:

Recommended Accommodations for 4th of July in Chicago

Apartment ∙ 3 guests ∙ 1 bedroom
River West, Chicago, Illinois, United States
from $229
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Apartment ∙ 2 guests
River West, Chicago, Illinois, United States
from $159
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Apartment ∙ 3 guests
River West, Chicago, Illinois, United States
from $195
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Where to Find the Best 4th of July BBQ Food in Chicago

Spicy, sticky barbecues go hand in hand with the sultry summer weather. Chicago's numerous communities make for some superior barbecues. There are so many great places to dine in the city that you will want to try them all. Here's a selection of some of the best barbecues in Chicago on July 4th:

Top Offers for 4th of July in Chicago

Apartment ∙ 2 guests ∙ 1 bedroom
River West, Chicago, Illinois, United States
from $159
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Apartment ∙ 2 guests ∙ 1 bedroom
River West, Chicago, Illinois, United States
from $194
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Apartment ∙ 2 guests
River West, Chicago, Illinois, United States
from $193
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The Weather in Chicago

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Above are the weather conditions for Chicago. In July maximum temperatures go higher than 86°. No heat wave is expected in February, where minimum average temperatures usally hit a 19° low. The month of September has nice weather with only 9 rainy days.

Average Nightly Rental Prices in Chicago

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