Holiday Inn Express Crestwood is located just off I-294, conveniently close to both Chicago Midway Airport (MDW) and Chicago O’Hare International Airport (ORD). Day guests have numerous great pizza and Mexican restaurants in the vicinity, plus all the attractions of Chicago, from botanical gardens to art museums.
Mexican and Italian Cuisine – Fans of Mexican food have a wide selection of outlets, including Pepe’s Mexican Restaurant and Chipotle Mexican Grill. You can blend a relaxed atmosphere with classic Mexican dishes and seafood at Mariscos La Sirena, which is furnished with a full bar. There’s also pizza aplenty, with options including Barraco’s Pizza, where you can also enjoy pasta, steak, and ribs, and the family-owned Louisa’s Pizza & Pasta.
Natural Beauty – Head northwest and you’ll come to Lake Katherine Nature Center and Botanic Gardens, an area of outstanding beauty. Birdsong and the gushing of waterfalls will play in the background as you enjoy a stroll, with plenty of chances to get some great photos.
Skydeck – There’s no sight quite like the Windy City from the 103rd floor of the Willis Tower. This iconic skyscraper has its own Skydeck halfway to the clouds, offering day visitors stunning vistas of the urban panorama.
Museums – The Art Institute of Chicago is a famous museum housing well over a quarter of a million works of art. Connoisseurs of human creativity can peruse the works of people from every corner of the world, going back centuries. A little to the Art Institute’s south is the Museum of Contemporary Photography, which exhibits a permanent collection in addition to rotating exhibits, and, as an added bonus, has free entry.
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