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Chicago Luggage Storage Guide 2023

Posted Mar 26, 2023

Are you wondering, "Where can I store my luggage in Chicago?" Perhaps you just arrived in Chicago and need a place to store your bags before you check into your hotel or AirBnB -- or maybe you just checked out and don't want to drag your bags around with you for the rest of the day.

Perhaps, you're planning on shopping at Cermak Plaza Merchants Association Inc., Yorktown Center, or Northbrook Court and need a place to store your bags. Or, you're planning on at Ned Brown Forest Preserve, Jackson Park, or West Englewood Neighborhood and don't want to be burdened by your baggage.

Don't worry, there are plenty of options for luggage storage in Chicago!

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Bounce is one of the largest luggage storage networks in Chicago and the world.

Featured in , Bounce is present in more than 100 cities. We partner with local hotels and shops to open up space for you to drop off your bags in essentially any major neighborhood.

Our team vets each location and provides all the security measures including insurance, security seals, and well-trained staff.

Bounce is the #1-rated bag storage network with thousands of 5-star reviews. Many of our shops are open for luggage storage 24/7 but this varies by location… we strategically open new spots so you can find the closest location to temporarily store your bags. Our prices in Chicago start at just $5.90 per 24h/bag.

Book through our or mobile app (required) so that we can cover you with insurance, space availability, and our 24/7 customer support. We love to travel as much as you so we make it as easy as possible! There are no size limits for suitcases or backpacks stored with Bounce. For less than a cup of coffee per bag, you can enjoy your entire day without dragging your bags with you!

Here are some ideas for making the most of your time in Chicago now that you are free from your baggage. Some notable places to relax before a flight are Chicago Botanic Garden, Starbucks, and Panera Bread. You can also go for a hike around Swallow Cliff Woods, Schiller Woods, and Waterfall Glen Cass Street Entrance. And if you’re looking for a night on the town, check out LH Rooftop, Sidetrack, and Los Globos.


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How do I store luggage in Chicago with Bounce?

You can store your luggage very quickly and easily. Simply select a location here. Find the shop that meets your preferences in terms of location & hours. Once you’ve chosen a location, you can book in under 2 minutes.

Space does fill up so booking before you go there is required, but you can show up right away. With your booking confirmation in hand, we’ll give you the exact details and directions to the shop. Once there, all you have to do is show your booking confirmation and we’ll tag and check in your bags.

You’re now free to enjoy Chicago without your things!

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As the third-most populous city in the United States, Chicago is the urban jewel of the Midwest. Renowned for world-class architecture, countless parks, and Midwestern charm, the Windy City is loved by visitors and locals alike (even throughout what seems to be an endless winter year after year). Some people consider Chicago to be a cleaner, more hospitable version of New York City, which perhaps contributed to it being the second-most visited city in the US in 2018. At any rate, Chicago is definitely worth exploring, and Bounce's luggage storage locations are here to watch over your things while you do.

For Locals

Do you live and work in Chicago but don’t want to be held back by your bags when traveling from one neighborhood or activity to the next? Luggage storage in Chicago isn't just for travelers and tourists. Leave your bags with a Bounce partner so you can live your life lightly and enjoy your day.

For Tourists

Are you making a trip out to Chicago for work or play? Perhaps the logistics of dropping off your luggage and maximizing your time in the city are at odds, or maybe you’re backpacking it and want to lighten your load during the daytime. No matter the situation in which you find yourself, leave your luggage with one of our luggage storage locations for just $5.90 per bag a day.

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Luggage Storage in Chicago

Bounce is happy to provide on-demand luggage storage in Chicago for affordable daily rates all around the city. We’ve kept the city’s most visited areas, attractions, and hubs of transportation in mind when partnering with local businesses so that our valued customers have the greatest access to bag storage in Chicago. So whether you're looking for luggage storage near the Shedd Aquarium or Chicago Union Station, you'll be able to store your bags in a location that is convenient for you.

Remember that many tourist attractions and transport links won't allow you to store your bags with them, so make sure to check online before you go and find any luggage storage locations you need before you arrive. You can always leave your luggage at a Bounce storage spot if you want convenient, secure luggage storage while you spend the day exploring Chicago. Using luggage lockers has never been easier!


Chicago, Illinois, is one of America’s largest Midwestern States. It’s also one of the US’ most popular tourist locales for several reasons; Chicago is the home of several legendary sports teams, and the city is also lauded for its fine dining experiences. As of 2020, Chicago has a population size of nearly 3 million people. Unfortunately, such a large population means that Chicago experiences more crime than other American cities. Fortunately, you can keep yourself and your loved ones safe by staying informed.

Research shows that Windy City ranks 7th in the National Crime Index. A ranking of 1 refers to the most dangerous cities, and 100 refers to the safest. Chicago purportedly experiences around 115, 279 crimes annually. These statistics are further split into two categories - violent crimes and property crimes. The National Crime Index suggests that 1 in every 99 civilians may experience violent crime, and 1 in every 31 civilians may have their property damaged or stolen. Chicago’s violent Crime rate is likely much lower than property Crime due to the efforts of Chicago’s Law Enforcement agencies. Ultimately, the Chicago Police Department and your safe practices will protect you from violent crime. However, Bounce can protect your possessions while you visit Chicago and will insure your belongings up to $10,000 while they're stored in a Bounce location for added peace of mind. Wherever you are in Chicago, with Bounce you'll be able to find luggage storage near you.

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Downtown Chicago, also known as the Loop, has no shortage of things to see and do. We recommend taking part in at least a few of the following experiences in Downtown Chicago:

  • Indulge in Chicago’s famous deep-dish pizza at Lou Malnati’s, Pequod’s, or Giordano’s
  • Catch a concert at the Chicago Theatre or a stage production at the Goodman Theatre, Oriental Theatre, or Cadillac Palace Theatre
  • Head to Daley Plaza to see an outdoor Picasso sculpture and check out the rotating schedule of cultural and foodie events
  • Enjoy major events at Grant Park, including the Taste of Chicago food festival in July and Lollapalooza music festival in August
  • Drink and dine with unbeatable views at the Willis Tower’s Signature Room at the 95th
  • Embark on a day-long tour of Museum Campus by visiting Shedd Aquarium, Adler Planetarium, and the Field Museum
  • Uncover the best of Chicago’s historic building designs at the Chicago Architecture Foundation and Chicago Cultural Center

And, while you're out there enjoying everything that The Loop has to offer, don't forget that using Dowtown Chicago luggage storage services can make it easier to enjoy everything that the Windy City has to offer.

Frequently Asked Questions

"How can I get to Chicago?"

  • Besides driving to Chicago, you can also fly into Chicago O'Hare Airport or take the train, which arrives at Chicago Union Station. If you arrive before your accommodation check-in, why not store your luggage in a nearby Bounce location and start exploring everything that Chicago has to offer.

“What’s the best way to get around Chicago?”

  • Traveling through Chicago can be easy, safe, and fun if you properly plan for it. The city is vast, but it’s also dense. Depending on where you’re going, walking is one of the best ways to travel around Chicago. For long-distance trips, you’ll want to either rent a car or ride the bus.

“Is public transportation in Chicago safe?”

  • Absolutely. Chicago’s Police Department has a strong presence in the city. CPD officers do an excellent job of maintaining the peace and responding to criminal activity. In general, you’ll have to use your wits to keep yourself and your loved ones safe while visiting Chicago. However, that’s true for most large metropolitan cities. The city is also a very bike-friendly city, especially if you obey the rules of the road.

“What’s the best neighborhood to stay in Chicago?”

  • Numerous crime databases rank Evergreen Village as one of the city's safest areas. To be specific, blocks between S Western Ave and W 99th St report few crimes annually. There are plenty of excellent accommodation options across Chicago, too. The Hilton Chicago is a beautiful hotel that overlooks Lake Michigan and Grant Park. The hotel officially opened in 1927 as the Steven's Hotel, and has since become a Chicago landmark and has the most significant event and meeting space in any hotel in the city. The hotel was renamed the Hilton Chicago in 1984 and is still an elite hotel, offering fantastic amenities and personalized experiences.

“What are the best museums to visit in Chicago?”

  • The Chicago Museum of Science and Industry embodies many of Windy City’s core values. Tickets can be purchased online for a discounted price, and there are several pricing plans for visitors. If you're interested in natural history, then Chicago’s Field Museum of Natural History is also a top-rated tourist destination, and the Art Institute of Chicago, located next to Millenium Park, is a must for any art enthusiast.

"What are the best places to eat in Chicago?"

  • There are so many great restaurants to try in Chicago. Whether you're after Chicago-style deep dish pizza at Pizzeria Uno, or you want to have a fine-dining experience on "Restaurant Row," you'' be able to find something to satisfy your cravings in the Windy City. Drop your bags at a Chicago luggage storage spot and make it easier to dine in style.

“What's the best time of year to visit Chicago?”

  • The best time to visit Chicago depends on the time of experience you want. Visit the Windy City early in the year and you’ll experience a quieter, less dense version of the city. Visit during the spring or summer, and you’ll find lots of crowds, festivals, and concerts. The city's warmest months are between May and September, but remember to still bring a jacket in case it rains!
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Frequently asked questions

  • How much does it cost to store luggage in Chicago?

    The price for luggage storage in Chicago is just $5.90/bag for the entire day.

  • Where can I store luggage in Chicago?

    There are multiple locations all around Chicago which can be booked through the Bounce platform including near Ned Brown Forest Preserve, Jackson Park, West Englewood Neighborhood and many other areas.

  • Is it safe to store your bags in Chicago?

    Yes. Every bag is tagged with a security seal and comes with the $10,000 Bounce Guarantee. Every location is required to uphold tight security precautions. You may be asked to show ID and you will be required to use a credit card to book through Bounce in advance. With hundreds of thousands of bags stored, you can count on Bounce to handle your baggage in Chicago.

  • Are there storage lockers in Chicago?

    Yes. There are storage lockers and many other luggage drop off points in Chicago. Bounce has multiple locations throughout Chicago where you can conveniently store your luggage with full security and the $10,000 Bounce Guarantee.

  • Where are the best places to stay and eat while in Chicago?

    The most popular restaurants to visit are Portillo's, Portillo's Hot Dogs, and McDonald's. Additionally, the highest ranked hotels within Chicago are Hyatt Regency Chicago, Sheraton Grand Chicago, and Hyatt Regency McCormick Place.

  • Where are the best parks and nature attractions in Chicago?

    Chicago offers several scenic parks including Grant Park, Bloomingdale Trail — The 606, and Washington Park.

  • Where can I find tourist information and guideposts in Chicago?

    You can find local tourist information at Shoreline Sightseeing, Chicago Line Cruises, and Tall Ship Windy.

  • What public transportation exists within Chicago?

    When flying to Chicago, you're likely to pass through Chicago Midway International Airport (MDW) or Chicago O'Hare International Airport (ORD). You're likely to pass through CTA - 47th and Lake Park Terminal, CTA Bus Stop 1313, or Cta Bus Stop 1157 if arriving by bus and Jamba Union Station / Chicago, Ogilvie Transportation Center, or Metra - LaSalle Street if arriving by train. Popular metro stations like CTA - Belmont, CTA - Chicago, or CTA - Monroe can be used for transit within Chicago.

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