Chicago Hotels & Vacation Rentals for New Year's Eve
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New Year's in the Windy City
What better way to ring out the old than with Chicago hotels for New Year's Eve? While the fireworks are the pinnacle of the celebrations, the Windy City has plenty of family-friendly alternatives as well as a plethora of bars, restaurants and parties for those who want to see the night through until dawn.
Best Spots to See New Year's Eve Fireworks in Chicago
Don't miss the spectacular fireworks display when you book Chicago hotels for New Year's Eve. The best views can be found on the shore of Lake Michigan or by boarding one of the party boats and catching the action from the water.
Visitors have the choice of either attending an organized event hosted on the pier or just grabbing a free spot. The pier also has a range of activities going on during the day and into the evening so you can make a trip here an all-day adventure before you catch the midnight fireworks.
The banks which line Lake Michigan around the Gold Coast and the New East Side are excellent spots to watch the celebrations. There is plenty of space on Lake Shore drive where you can snuggle up under the stars in anticipation of the fireworks.
Both budget and luxury vessels offer New Year's Eve river cruises where you can board a boat for the midnight moment and enjoy uninterrupted views. Favorites include the Anita Dee I Yacht and the Odyssey and you can indulge in the festivities with food, drinks and live music.
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Chicago New Year's Eve Family Activities
Celebrate New Year with all the family when you book Chicago vacation rentals for New Year's Eve. For those with kids, there are numerous parties held in the afternoon which are ideal for the little ones and rides and attractions will keep teenagers and adults happy.
Fifth Third Bank Winter Wonderfest
Located at Navy Pier, this festive wonderland is a treat for all the family. Rides, giant slides and amusements adorn the festive space as well as a giant Ferris wheel. You can also save some money by booking tickets in advance online.
New Year's at Noon
The Chicago Children's Museum hosts an annual New Year's at Noon party for younger members of the family who can't stay awake until the bona fide midnight. It starts early in the morning and culminates with a confetti drop at fake midnight.
Pump it Up
All the family can enjoy this 2-hour party which includes plenty of pizza, sparkling pop for the kids and a midnight moment held late in the afternoon on New Year's Eve, including a balloon drop. Tickets can be purchased in advance.
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Frequently Asked Questions
How much do vacation rentals for Chicago Hotels & Vacation Rentals for New Year's Eve cost?
On average, you can get an incredible rental for somewhere between $184 and $419 and find discounts up to 63%!
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You can find 520 Apartment rentals and 67 Bed & Breakfast rentals for Chicago Hotels & Vacation Rentals for New Year's Eve right here on HomeToGo.
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