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The Loop

701 S State St, Chicago, IL 60605-2108
+1 312-427-2787
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Downtown section of Chicago defined by the loop of elevated train that encircles it.
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701 S State St, Chicago, IL 60605-2108
Downtown / The Loop
+1 312-427-2787
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Reviewed 4 days ago

what can i say about this city ,!? i fall in love with it all ,,over and over again, there is no place like it , it is never boring!! always something fun to do!! the family can be born here and still it can...More

Thank melanieandgirls2017
Reviewed 5 days ago

The Loop is where the trains come into and where you can pick up any of the CTA lines and buses. It is very active during business hours with some good restaurants for a quick bite. But everything closes at night and lots closed on...More

Thank Carole L
Reviewed 6 days ago

At one time, State St. was a great street. It is still the hub of activity, but Michigan Ave. has taken over for shopping. The Loop is known for the el lines that loop around it.

Thank 197marian
Reviewed 1 week ago

A busy area with lots to see and do. Very nice to see this from the distance and makes it fit into the whole concept of the city

1  Thank Christine R
Reviewed 1 week ago

We did a walk through The Loop and noted many of the very interestingly designed historic buildings, such as the Willis Tower, old City Hall - the Rookery, the wonderful library and many more. Well worth the walk thru The Loop.

1  Thank lajacobspnr
Reviewed 1 week ago

Best way to see and do Chicago on your first day, get an unlimited day pass at the Jewel Osco. You can reload your card if you hang onto it! I got to see a lot and get a sense of direction of the cities...More

1  Thank suzy s
Reviewed 1 week ago

If traveling to Chicago the loop is a must see. There is a little something for everyone. Bring your checkbook however it is not cheap.

Thank dsadkins2016
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Loop is what many of us consider to be the heart of Chicago. Places like the Palmer House are long standing tradicions - just walking into the lobby (up one level from the street) still takes my breath away. A local street map with...More

Thank Bill S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Everything happens in or near the downtown Loop! I have lived in the Loop for over 13 years and couldn't imagine living anywhere else in the city! You have great theatre, amazing parks, the riverwalk, awesome places to eat (24/7/365), and it is quiet in...More

Thank Steven A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The "Loop" is Chicago's downtown. Try to take one of the Chicago Architectural Tours of some of the famous buildings in the Loop. Chicago is known as the birthplace of the modern skyscraper.

Thank frederick300
Downtown / The Loop
Often visitors' first stop in Chicago, The Loop is a
good starting point to sample the city's energy and
flavor. This central business district boasts
Michelin-rated restaurants, upscale hotels, premier
shopping, and enough arresting architecture to keep
your camera busy for hours. You won’t find too many
photo galleries of downtown Chicago without a shot of
Millennium Park and Cloud Gate (“The Bean”), one of
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20 October 2016|
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Response from jgbtravels | Reviewed this property |
Yes. The Chicago Transit Authority sells day passes for $10 and three day passes for $20. Google the CTA for more info. By the way, Chicago now uses a Ventra Card that costs an additional $5 but you can cash it in at one ad... More