Escape stress — but stay close to home — with these 10 summer staycation packages.
Dana Hotel & Spa
This summer, Dana offers a variety of staycation packages, each focusing on a specific interest: relaxing, shopping (which includes a $50 credit to The 900 Shops) or fine dining. Starting at $379. 660 N. State, (312) 202-6000; Danahotelandspa.com
With the Kids in the City package, the whole family can get away. Single or adjoining rooms accommodate everyone — and children even get a visit from the ice cream man. Starting at $540. 120 E. Delaware, (312) 280-8800; Fourseasons.com/chicagofs
Check out the brand-new Langham hotel with the Linger Longer for Less package: The longer you stay, the bigger the discount you get. Guests also receive a $50 credit toward breakfast. Starting at $344. 330 N. Wabash, (312) 923-9988; Chicago.langhamhotels.com
Not only does the Palmer House offer fun summertime staycations — the Celebrate Chicago 175 stay includes a tour of the historic hotel — but book a stay during the holiday season this July, and get an extra discount. Starting at $99. 17 E. Monroe, (312) 726-7500; Palmerhousehiltonhotel.com
The upscale hotel’s Summer Moments package allows you to live in luxury, with a guaranteed room upgrade and complimentary breakfast each day — no matter how long you stay. Starting at $450. 108 E. Superior, (312) 337-2988; Peninsula.com/chicago
Just steps from the beach, PUBLIC is celebrating summer by providing its guests with the necessary sand and surf accessories: two beach towels, a beach bag and a signature PUBLIC Express picnic to bring along. Starting at $205. 1301 N. State, (312) 787-3700; Publichotels.com/chicago/home
Encouraging locals to give themselves a break this summer, the Ritz-Carlton’s Chicago Escape grants 25 percent off any regular room rate — and free parking — all season long. Starting at $296. 160 E. Pearson, (312) 266-1000; Fourseasons.com/chicagorc
Available at both Lakeshore (644 N. Lake Shore) and City Center (172 W. Adams), W Chicago’s staycation package includes two signature cocktails and valet parking with the code WPLAYPKG. Starting at $219. (312) 943-9200 (Lakeshore); (312) 332-1200 (City Center); Whotels.com
TheWit’s three staycations suit everyone: a Sunday night stay grants partying guests access to the ROOF Sundays event; Haberdash at theWit gifts dapper gents with a pocket square; and the Signature Massage package includes a stress-busting spa treatment. Starting at $189. 201 N. State, (312) 467-0200; Thewithotel.com
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