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Transport from airport to hotel to oak park

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Transport from airport to hotel to oak park

Want to accomplish three things;

1. get from O'Hare to a centrally located hotel in Chicago

2. take a subway to Oak Park for the F.L. Wright tour

3. rent a car in downtown Chicago which we will use to drive to Mackinac and Door County and drop at the airport when we leave

Can you recommend a hotel convenient to both subway lines? Is this plan feasible? Hate to pay hotel parking for a car that will sit unused for 3 days. We will only have one bag. We are in our 70's. Thanks for your help.

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1. Re: Transport from airport to hotel to oak park

Blue line train from ORD to downtown.

Green line train from downtown to Oak Park.

www.transitchicago.com

A hotel in the Mag Mile or River North area is best from a visitor's perspective. Many properties to choose from.

If you insist on being within walking distance of both the green and blue line trains, then you'll want a hotel in the Loop area. However, that area tends to get a little quiet in the evening and weekends.

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2. Re: Transport from airport to hotel to oak park

As Dave suggests, I would get a hotel in River North. Any hotel there will be walking distance from the red line. You can easily transfer from the blue to the red to get to your hotel and from the red to the green to go to Oak Park. You can also get a cab from O'Hare to your hotel if you don't want to schlep your bag on the train.

Every major car rental agency has offices in the loop or River North area and would be at worst a short cab ride from a River North hotel. You could certainly rent a car there and I don't think you'd be charged a drop off charge to leave it at the airport, but I'd confirm that obviously when you book the rental. Parking the car at your hotel will not be cheap either, so even a small drop off charge would be less.

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3. Re: Transport from airport to hotel to oak park

Thanks for the help.

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