Chicago Bachelorette: #Ashlorette in the Windy City

While maybe not one of the "typical" bachelorette party destinations, Chicago is an awesome city to celebrate a final fling. Between the amazing food, city views and of course, the CUBS, the Windy City has a ton to explore and enjoy. Looking for some ideas of how to spend a bachelorette weekend in Chicago? Check out how bride-to-be Ashley spent her "#Ashlorette" below :) 

Chicago Bachelorette Party Recap
Ashley and her I Do Crew celebrating at a Cub's game! 

The Weekend Itinerary 
What They Did

Ashley and her I Do Crew made the most of their time in Chicago by arriving early on Thursday. After getting settled in the hotel, they grabbed lunch and explored some of the city's famous sights. They spent the rest of the weekend enjoying Chicago's fantastic food and lively bar scene along with a mandatory stop at Wrigley Field for a Cub's game.

Thursday
•  Arrive in Chicago, check into the Hyatt Regency and decorate rooms
•  Lunch on the River Walk at City Winery 
•  Afternoon cocktail at London House 
•  Dinner at Ba Ba Reeba Cafe and drinks at Three Dots and a Dash 
•  Night out at Studio Paris Nightclub 

Friday
•  Brunch with mimosas and lingerie shower at the hotel
•  Lunch at Cindy's Rooftop (make sure to arrive before it closes at 2pm!) 
•  Explore Millennium Park and photos by The Bean 
•  Afternoon drinks at The Wit rooftop lounge
•  Dinner at Hubbard Inn 
•  Drinks at Public House and night out on the town! 

Saturday
•  Brunch at Wood in BoysTown
•  Cubs Game at Wrigley Field 
•  Post-game drinks at Cubby Bear in Wrigleyville
•  Dinner and drinks at Parlor Pizza Bar

Sunday
•  Breakfast and head home! 

Chicago Bachelorette Party

Drinks and views for days at Cindy's Rooftop 

The Bachelorette Pad
Where They Stayed

The girls decided to stay at the Hyatt Regency in downtown Chicago for it's prime location. Situated right on the river and just steps away from fantastic shops, restaurants and some famous spots like The Bean in Millennium Park, this hotel made the perfect home base for Ashley's bachelorette weekend. And by bunking up in two rooms, they girls were able to save a bit on costs. 

Hyatt Regency Chicago
www.chicago.regency.hyatt.com
(3 Nights; 2 Rooms - $1380 total) 

Chicago Bachelorette Party Recap | Where They Stayed | Hyatt Regency


The girls bunked up in two rooms at the Hyatt Regency Chicago in downtown.

The Budget Breakdown
What They Paid

Wondering what you need to budget for a fabulous Chicago bachelorette weekend like Ashley's? Take a peek at some of the costs below for a starting point. 

Total Weekend Cost: $1355/person 
9 total attendees 

•  Flights - $365
•  Hotel & House (3 nights) - $230/person 
•  Cubs Game - $90/person
•  Meals/Drinks - $600/person
•  Transportation/Cabs - $50/person
•  Favors & Decorations - $20/person

Chicago Bachelorette Party Recap

Bride-to-be Ashley at her "#Ashlorette"

The Party Favors 
How They Accessorized 

It's not a bachelorette party without some bride tribe bling! Ashley and her bride tribe accessorized with bride tribe sunglasses and cute flash tattoos (perfect for the Cubs game!). They also surprised the bride with some custom Snapchat filters which she totally loved! 

•  Cheers Bitches Banner (Similar - $18) 
•  Bride Tribe Sunnies (Stag & Hen - $6/each)
•  Personalized Sash (NelaAndCompany - $18)
•  Bachelorette Flash Tattoos (Stag & Hen - $32) 
•  Personalized Party Cups (Print Appeal - $40 for 50 cups) 
•  Bachelorette Cookies (homemade!)  
•  Custom Snapchat Filters (LoveStoryPaper - $10/each)

Chicago Bachelorette Party Recap

Mandatory selfie pic at The Bean in Millennium Park
 

The Round Up
Where They Ate, Drank & Celebrated

Finding great restaurants and hotels can be tough! Here's a round up of some of the spots Ashley and her I Do Crew recommend from her bachelorette bash. 

•  Hotel - Hyatt Regency Chicago
•  Brunch - Wood Chicago 
•  Lunch - City Winery
•  Lunch - Cindy's Rooftop 
•  Dinner - Cafe Ba Ba Reeba 
•  Dinner - Hubbard Inn
•  Dinner - Parlor Pizza Bar 
•  Drinks - Three Dots and a Dash 
•  Drinks - London House
•  Drinks - The Wit Rooftop Bar 
•  Drinks - Public House 
•  Drinks - Cubby Bear
•  Nightclub - Studio Paris Nightclub 

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Jenny Van Der Kar

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