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Gold Coast Holiday Package Deals

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Gold Coast Accommodation

You can choose from a sensational 77 accommodations in Gold Coast. Bag a flaming deal from Wotif today and get packing.

Imagine this — stylish furnishings, a fancy room and all the luxurious little extras you could want. Sound like your kind of holiday? Then quickly check yourself into the Chicago Premier Suites (540 N State Street) or The Peninsula Chicago (108 East Superior Street). If you'd rather get your beauty sleep somewhere more low-key and economical, have a look at the Trump International Hotel & Tower Chicago (401 N Wabash Ave) and The St. Clair Hotel (162 East Ontario Street).

Start your holiday the right way by spending time at the unmissable attraction, John Hancock Centre. If you'd like to stay close by, the Waldorf Astoria Chicago and The Penthouse at Grand Plaza are both within a short walk.

Car Hire in Gold Coast

If you're flying into Midway International Airport, our recommendations are Budget or Avis. No need to worry about public buses or exorbitant taxis — these outlets are just a quick stroll from the arrivals gate.

You won't have any difficulties getting your hands on a rental car in the middle of the city, even if you're fussy. See if something grabs your attention at Hertz (909 N Michigan Ave). Otherwise, you can stop by Enterprise (850 N State St) and have a look at their options.

Holidays to Gold Coast

Caught the travel bug and prescribed yourself an adventure in Gold Coast? Terrific choice. But before you scratch that itch, you should research a thing or two about where you're heading off to.

Gold Coast is a neighbourhood of Chicago. It's situated 3 kilometres north of the downtown area.

It's the people that can make a holiday truly amazing. So while you're in Gold Coast, why not venture out of town and acquaint yourself with some of the other 2 700 000 locals that call Chicago their home?

Things to do in Gold Coast

While kicking back and soaking in those chill vibes is wonderful, your holiday just wouldn't be complete without some exciting experiences.

Grab your Gold Coast holiday schedule — we've got some extraordinary adventures for you. How does a Chicago Mob Tour: Criminals & Gangsters Bus Tour or a Lakefront Neighborhoods Bike Tour sound?

If you're keen on a holiday that's easy on your wallet, you're in luck! Gold Coast also has a sweet range of free things to do:

  • Don't stress if the weather forecast for your trip is not quite what you pictured. There's still loads to keep you busy with the Driehaus Museum, the Fine Arts Building, the National Museum of Mexican Art and the Money Museum on offer nearby. And most importantly — they won't put a dint in your savings.

  • Pay a visit to interesting and entertaining spots like the Cloud Gate, the Museum of Contemporary Photography, the Crown Fountain and the ArchiTech Gallery. After all, you don't need to be a highbrow socialite to enjoy art and culture.

  • Slide on your comfiest shoes and enjoy an amazing day out at Northerly Island Park.

  • Enjoy a free history lesson at enduring sites like the University of Illinois Chicago, the Merchandise Mart, the Buckingham Fountain and Tribune Tower. The intriguing stories of the region's past are sure to inspire your inner historian!

  • Grab a coffee, browse the shop fronts and explore the local culture as you wander around Mariano Plaza and Chicago Riverwalk.

  • If you aren't keen on paying up for entry fees, you'll love a morning wandering around Navy Pier, the Newberry Library, Maxwell Street Market and the Richard J. Daley Centre.

Must-see Gold Coast

John Hancock Centre should be right at the top of your sightseeing list while you are in Gold Coast. Be sure to set aside enough time as it's one of the neighbourhood's most iconic attractions.

If you stay in the neighbourhood, you'll be within walking distance of some significant attractions, including the Lincoln Park Zoo and Chicago Water Tower. It doesn't get any better than that!

Set aside a few moments to appreciate the architecture and impressive design of Tribune Tower. Want more nearby options? Viewing an impressive skyscraper is always a noteworthy urban experience. Remember to have a look at Wrigley Building. But don't stop there. Second City is a local venue where you're sure to have a cracker of a time.

Places to Visit Near Gold Coast

Don't like staying still? Take the opportunity to stop by some close-by destinations such as Oak Street Beach or Oak Street. Oak Street Beach is 0.6 kilometres from Gold Coast, while Oak Street is 0.6 kilometres away. They both offer some exciting attractions that you won't want to miss.

*Savings based on all Flight + Hotel package bookings on Wotif.com from Jan 2017 to Jun 2017, as compared to the price of the same components booked separately. Savings will vary based on origin/destination, length of trip, stay dates and selected travel supplier(s). Savings not available on all packages.

Family Hotels in Gold Coast

Thompson Chicago

Thompson Chicago

21 East Bellevue, Chicago, IL
    4.5 out of 5.0
     
     
    5.0 out of 5 (2 reviews)

    This family-friendly Chicago hotel is located in the shopping district, within a 5-minute walk of State Street and Michigan Avenue. John Hancock Center and Water ...

    from AU$306

    Ambassador Chicago

    Ambassador Chicago

    1301 N State Pkwy, Chicago, IL
      4.0 out of 5.0
       
       
      4.0 out of 5 (1 reviews)

      Located in Near North Side, this romantic hotel is within a 15-minute walk of Chicago History Museum, 900 North Michigan Shops and North Avenue Beach. Navy Pier ...

      from AU$166

      Claridge House

      Claridge House

      1244 N Dearborn Parkway, Chicago, IL
        4.0 out of 5.0
         
         
        4.0 out of 5 (1 reviews)

        Located in Near North Side, this hotel is within a 15-minute walk of Newberry Library, International Museum of Surgical Science and Water Tower Place. Navy Pier ...

        from AU$133

        Romantic Hotels in Gold Coast

        Ambassador Chicago

        Ambassador Chicago

        1301 N State Pkwy, Chicago, IL
          4.0 out of 5.0
           
           
          4.0 out of 5 (1 reviews)

          Located in Near North Side, this romantic hotel is within a 15-minute walk of Chicago History Museum, 900 North Michigan Shops and North Avenue Beach. Navy Pier ...

          from AU$166

          Thompson Chicago

          Thompson Chicago

          21 East Bellevue, Chicago, IL
            4.5 out of 5.0
             
             
            5.0 out of 5 (2 reviews)

            This family-friendly Chicago hotel is located in the shopping district, within a 5-minute walk of State Street and Michigan Avenue. John Hancock Center and Water ...

            from AU$306

            Celeste Celebrity Suites

            Celeste Celebrity Suites

            68 E Cedar St, Chicago, IL
              4.0 out of 5.0
               
               

              Located in Near North Side, this apartment building is within a 5-minute walk of Michigan Avenue and State Street. John Hancock Center and Water Tower Place ...

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              Claridge House

              Claridge House

              1244 N Dearborn Parkway, Chicago, IL
                4.0 out of 5.0
                 
                 
                4.0 out of 5 (1 reviews)

                Located in Near North Side, this hotel is within a 15-minute walk of Newberry Library, International Museum of Surgical Science and Water Tower Place. Navy Pier ...

                from AU$133

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                ^Savings based on all package bookings made with Flight + Hotel on Wotif.com from January 1, 2018 to December 31, 2018, as compared to the price of the same components booked separately. Savings will vary based on origin/destination, length of trip, stay dates and selected travel supplier(s). Savings not available on all packages.

                *Price based on the lowest price found within past 24 hours and based upon one night stay for two adults over the next thirty days. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.