Around Chicago

Chicago and Oak Park are two of a kind. They share a friendly Midwestern spirit and complement each other perfectly. Chicago is a world class city that brings art and attractions from all over the world. It offers the fast-paced, larger than life heartbeat that you would expect from one of the most prestigious cities of the world. Oak Park is Chicago's perfect complement, adding a rich history and culture which makes it a can't miss experience for travelers from all over the world.

The Write Inn is located just two blocks north of Chicago's El (train), so one can experience all of the wonderful Chicago highlights without having to pay Chicago prices. The Write Inn is the best of both worlds: Big City culture, Small Town Charm. Please see below to get to know all of the wonderful things to do in Oak Park and to learn the easy way to navigate to and from Chicago.

Exciting News! The Wright Historic District in Oak Park has been named one of America's 10 Great Neighborhoods by the American Planning Association (APA), an independent, not-for-profit educational organization. Located in the heart of this historic district, the Write Inn is located mere blocks from Frank Lloyd Wrightís Home and Studio, as well as his 25 other masterpieces. To learn more about it, go to our Facebook page by clicking on the icon.

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Oak Park (5 minute walk)


Frank Lloyd Wright

Click here for information on Oak Parkís 25 houses and buildings designed by Frank Lloyd Wright.

Ernest Hemingway

Visit the birthplace and childhood home of the great writer, and the museum celebrating his life.

Dinner and Nightlife

Beautiful downtown Oak Park boasts many award winning restaurants, beautiful parks, and things to do for any type of traveler.

Walking Distance

Unique, canít miss places just outside the Write Innís doorstep...





Click the image for printable travel information to the Write Inn from Chicago's two major airports, O’Hare and Midway.

Chicago's "El" Train

Click here for fast and easy ways to get to Chicago’s Loop and attractions.

Travel to the Loop

Click here to learn how to travel to and from downtown with ease. 

Neighborhoods and Events

Chicago is easy to explore!  Learn about the unique areas and events that the city offers.