Accommodations near Loyola University Chicago during a Windy City Break
Loyola University Chicago, which has a history dating back almost 120 years, is located north of downtown Chicago on the banks of Lake Michigan. Whether you're visiting one of the university's 16,500 students or just looking for a great location for Chicago sightseeing, Loyola and the surrounding area are ideal locations.
Hotels and Places to Stay Near Loyola University Chicago
Useful information for your visit to Loyola University Chicago
Loyola's just 10 miles north of downtown Chicago, perfectly placed for exploring the city center and further afield. The lakeside campus is a large green space, and the surrounding neighborhoods of Edgewater and Rogers Park offer plentiful vacation apartments, condos, and townhouse-style properties.
1. Getting there
Loyola has its own underground station on the red line of the CTA network. Trains run 24 hours a day at Lake Station, which connects with the CTA network. By bus, Lake Shore Campus is served by buses 147 and 151 from downtown Chicago. The university is 14 miles east of O'Hare International Airport.
2. Skydeck Chicago
Get a different perspective on Loyola Campus from the 103rd floor of the Willis Tower in downtown Chicago, the tallest building in the Western Hemisphere. Brave visitors can step into the glass box on the side of the tower, 1,353 feet in the air. On a clear day, you can see four states and as far as 50 miles in all directions.
3. Loyola Beach
Just north of the university campus is Loyola Beach, an eight-block stretch of sand that's perfect for sunbathing in warmer months or lakeside walks when it gets chillier. Walk a short distance north from the parking lot to escape the crowds and enjoy expansive views of Lake Michigan and the city's skyscrapers.
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