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What you should know about Douglas

Douglas overview

Douglas is an urban area distinct for its rich culture and architecture, and known for its ruins and college atmosphere. You'll enjoy Douglas's live music and sports. Take in some local culture at popular places like Field Museum of Natural History and Chicago Cultural Center. Popular attractions like McCormick Place and University of Illinois Chicago are sure to leave an impression. If you're looking for a family- and business-friendly getaway, Douglas is for you.

Where to stay in Douglas

Whether you're planning to stay for a night or for the week, the area around Douglas has accommodations to fit every need. Search for hotels in Douglas with by checking our online map. Our maps display the areas and neighborhoods around all Douglas hotels so you can see how close you are from landmarks and attractions, and then refine your search within the larger area. The best Douglas hotel deals are here with our lowest price guarantee.

How to get to Douglas

Fly in to Chicago, IL (MDW-Midway Intl.), 7 mi (11.3 km) from downtown Douglas. Chicago, IL (ORD-O'Hare Intl.) is the next closest major airport, 17.7 mi (28.4 km) away. 35th-Bronzeville-IIT Station is the closest metro station.

What to see around Douglas

Family-friendly attractions include:
  • • John G. Shedd Aquarium
  • • Adler Planetarium and Astronomy Museum
  • • Skydeck Ledge
  • • Harpo Studios
  • • Navy Pier
The area's local highlights include its live music scene and places like:
  • • Arie Crown Theater
  • • Clarke House Museum
  • • Glessner House Museum
  • • National Vietnam Veterans Art Museum
  • • Zhou B Art Center
Below are some favorite shopping areas to find that perfect souvenir:
  • • Maxwell Street Market
  • • Shops at Northbridge
  • • Chicago Place Mall
  • • Water Tower Place
  • • 900 North Michigan Shops
Enjoy the university setting or the collegiate vibe around the area of:
  • • Illinois Institute of Technology
  • • Columbia College Chicago
  • • DePaul University-Loop Campus
  • • University of Illinois Chicago
  • • Art Institute of Chicago
Some top places to visit in the area include:
  • • McCormick Place
  • • University of Chicago
  • • Willis Tower
  • • Millennium Park
  • • John Hancock Center

When to visit Douglas

If you're still deciding when to visit, here are the seasonal norms to help you plan:

Seasonal temperature averages
  • January-March: 53°F day, 18°F night
  • April-June: 84°F day, 36°F night
  • July-September: 85°F day, 51°F night
  • October-December: 69°F day, 19°F night
Seasonal rainfall averages
  • January-March: 6.77 inches
  • April-June: 11.81 inches
  • July-September: 11.30 inches
  • October-December: 9.21 inches