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Moving to Chicago, IL? Rent a One-Way Moving Truck from U-Haul!

Chicago is an amazing city with a gorgeous downtown skyline that overlooks Lake Michigan. Chicago is the third largest city in the United States and also home to nearly 3 million residents. Founded in 1837, Chicago is regularly known as ‘The Windy City’ and popularly referenced as ‘Chi-Town’ to many of the locals. Chicago has also been named the #4 Top Destination City on our 2013 migration trend report. So whether you are moving to Chicago for college or to advance your career, we welcome you to this beautiful city!

 

Renting a cargo van for moving within Chicago has become increasingly popular over the past few years for many reasons. Chicago has several narrow roads with high traffic volume, so many of our customers have found that cargo vans have an edge over larger trucks while driving through the city. College students have found that our cargo vans provide a somewhat less expensive alternative to a moving truck and are easier to drive as well. Another prime example of why renting a cargo van in Chicago may prove superior to a moving truck is the overpass at 49th St and Halsted. This overpass only offers a 13ft maximum height clearance. Unfortunately, many freight and moving trucks have tried to make it under this difficult crossing and have gotten stuck. Don't let that be you! By renting a cargo van from U-Haul, your trip will be made easier and safer in areas such as these. We want your move to be as smooth as possible, and renting a cargo van with us can provide you with that experience.

Helpful Tips for Moving and Living in Chicago, IL

Thousands of people move to Chicago each year, and with more than 90 truck rental locations, U-Haul has you covered! Here are some helpful tips that may assist you on your journey of relocating to Chicago.

  • Bring a jacket – As mentioned above, Chicago is the windy city and it can get chilly especially with a strong wind pushing the cold air. On top of the drastic climate changes, it could be a nice 75 degrees during the day but drop into freezing temperatures after the sun sets.
  • Be ready to eat – Chicago is very well known for their deep dish pizzas and 'Chicago-style' hot dogs. Do you want one yet? Get an all beef frank with a poppy seed bun and pile it high with mustard, onions, a dill pickle spear, tomato slices and sport peppers. Top it off with a dash of celery salt and you have yourself a signature Chicago hot dog!
  • Plan for parking – Many communities sport ‘no parking’ signs during specific hours. If you are living in an apartment or community where parking is limited, request or reserve a spot prior to moving in.

Did you know?

  • Chicago has more than 550 parks and over 19 miles of lakefront bicycle paths. This is a perfect way to get some fresh air, stay in shape and maybe even make some new friends.

U-Haul locations in or near Chicago, IL

1
The Hall Self Storage (U-Haul Neighborhood Dealer)
3001 N Knox Ave, Chicago, IL 60641
2
Sunshine Movers & Truck Rental Inc (U-Haul Neighborhood Dealer)
2324 N Elston, Chicago, IL 60614
3
Harlem & Addison Tire & Auto (U-Haul Neighborhood Dealer)
7200 W Addison St, Chicago, IL 60634
4
Don D Fashions 2 (U-Haul Neighborhood Dealer)
5940 S Ashland Ave, Chicago, IL 60636
5
Mikes Service Ltd (U-Haul Neighborhood Dealer)
3514 S Archer Ave, Chicago, IL 60609
6
U-Haul Moving & Storage of Midway
4705 W 47th St, Chicago, IL 60632
7
U-Haul Moving & Storage of South Shore
1650 E 71st St, Chicago, IL 60649
8
Johns Hardware (U-Haul Neighborhood Dealer)
7350 S Halsted St, Chicago, IL 60621
9
U-Haul Moving & Storage of Lincoln Park
1200 W Fullerton Ave, Chicago, IL 60614
10
U-Haul Moving & Storage of Up-Town
4055 N Broadway St, Chicago, IL 60613
11
U-Haul Moving & Storage of Portage Park
4301 N Cicero Ave, Chicago, IL 60641
12
U-Haul Moving & Storage of Westside
1700 N Cicero Ave, Chicago, IL 60639
13
City Suburban Auto (U-Haul Neighborhood Dealer)
5674 N Northwest Hwy, Chicago, IL 60646
14
U-Haul Moving & Storage of Logan Square
4100 W Fullerton Ave, Chicago, IL 60639
15
Hyde Park Self Storage (U-Haul Neighborhood Dealer)
5155 S Cottage Grove, Chicago, IL 60615
16
South Shore Self Storage (U-Haul Neighborhood Dealer)
7843 S Exchange Ave, Chicago, IL 60649
17
Triangle Auto Service Inc (U-Haul Neighborhood Dealer)
4060 N Elston Ave, Chicago, IL 60618
18
83rd & Halsted Storage (U-Haul Neighborhood Dealer)
8316 S Birkhoff Ave, Chicago, IL 60620
19
Wf Halls Self Storage Inc (U-Haul Neighborhood Dealer)
1919 W Pershing Rd, Chicago, IL 60609
20
East Bank Storage On 35th St (U-Haul Neighborhood Dealer)
1200 W 35th St, Chicago, IL 60609
21
Lite Site Express Ltd (U-Haul Neighborhood Dealer)
6415 N Ravenswood Ave, Chicago, IL 60626
22
Midway Storage LLC (U-Haul Neighborhood Dealer)
5660 W 55th St, Chicago, IL 60638
23
U-Haul Moving & Storage of Brighton Park
3401 W 47th St, Chicago, IL 60632
24
Paw Carwash (U-Haul Neighborhood Dealer)
4308 W Armitage Ave, Chicago, IL 60639
25
Circle R Auto Sales (U-Haul Neighborhood Dealer)
10106 S Michigan Ave, Chicago, IL 60628
26
AJ Auto Solutions (U-Haul Neighborhood Dealer)
2801 W Fullerton Ave, Chicago, IL 60647
27
Air 1 Communication & Accessorie (U-Haul Neighborhood Dealer)
2824 E 79th St No 1, Chicago, IL 60649
28
Panos Auto Service Center (U-Haul Neighborhood Dealer)
4744 W Belmont Ave, Chicago, IL 60641
29
Dollar & Drapery (U-Haul Neighborhood Dealer)
1015 W 87th St, Chicago, IL 60620
30
MAJD Moving & Storage (U-Haul Neighborhood Dealer)
6909 N Western Ave, Chicago, IL 60645
31
Midway Storage III (U-Haul Neighborhood Dealer)
4906 W Madison St, Chicago, IL 60644
32
Better Life Entertainment (U-Haul Neighborhood Dealer)
1719 W 79th St, Chicago, IL 60620
33
Green Discount (U-Haul Neighborhood Dealer)
400 E 103rd St, Chicago, IL 60628
34
Mr Flower & Mr Ping Pong (U-Haul Neighborhood Dealer)
1647 W Chicago Ave, Chicago, IL 60622
35
First Impression (U-Haul Neighborhood Dealer)
218 E 79th St, Chicago, IL 60619
36
ORI Brothers Flooring Inc (U-Haul Neighborhood Dealer)
6010 N NorthWest Hwy, Chicago, IL 60631
37
The PC Detectives (U-Haul Neighborhood Dealer)
16 S Kostner, Chicago, IL 60624
38
American Self Storage of Illinois (U-Haul Neighborhood Dealer)
5509 S Oakley Ave, Chicago, IL 60636
39
Sanchez Financial Services (U-Haul Neighborhood Dealer)
4235 W Fullerton Ave, Chicago, IL 60639
40
Lincoln Square Service Inc (U-Haul Neighborhood Dealer)
2201 W Lawrence Ave, Chicago, IL 60625
41
Pieza Automotive Inc (U-Haul Neighborhood Dealer)
5344 S Archer Ave, Chicago, IL 60632
42
Rons One Stop Auto Shop (U-Haul Neighborhood Dealer)
9934 S Halsted Ave, Chicago, IL 60628
43
Little Deetailing Auto Spa Inc (U-Haul Neighborhood Dealer)
2855 W Harrison St, Chicago, IL 60612
44
Elar Auto Rebuilders Inc (U-Haul Neighborhood Dealer)
1846 S Canalport Ave, Chicago, IL 60616
45
High Point Auto Service (U-Haul Neighborhood Dealer)
4922 N Clark St, Chicago, IL 60640
46
Allure (U-Haul Neighborhood Dealer)
2341 W Roosevelt Rd, Chicago, IL 60608
47
Anchor Group & Storage (U-Haul Neighborhood Dealer)
9336 S Jeffery Blvd, Chicago, IL 60617
48
Southside Auto Spa LLC (U-Haul Neighborhood Dealer)
5839 S Green St, Chicago, IL 60621
49
Green Dollar Plus (U-Haul Neighborhood Dealer)
5501 S Halsted St, Chicago, IL 60621
50
Motor Gallery 2345 (U-Haul Neighborhood Dealer)
2345 S Michigan Ave, Chicago, IL 60616
51
U-Haul Moving & Storage of Avondale
3250 N Kedzie Ave, Chicago, IL 60618
52
Englewood Used Auto Parts (U-Haul Neighborhood Dealer)
620 W 59th St, Chicago, IL 60621
53
Balmoral Auto & Body Werks (U-Haul Neighborhood Dealer)
1122 W Balmoral Ave, Chicago, IL 60640
54
M&G Auto Repair (U-Haul Neighborhood Dealer)
2902 W Lake St, Chicago, IL 60612
55
S D S D Auto Glass Inc (U-Haul Neighborhood Dealer)
1700 S Ashland Ave, Chicago, IL 60608
56
U Stor It (U-Haul Neighborhood Dealer)
11118 S Rockwell St, Chicago, IL 60655
57
Cars R Us (U-Haul Neighborhood Dealer)
9130 S Ashland Ave, Chicago, IL 60620
58
Garifuna Flava Caribbean Restaurant (U-Haul Neighborhood Dealer)
2518 W 63rd St, Chicago, IL 60629
59
East Coast Pantry (U-Haul Neighborhood Dealer)
611 S Wells St, Chicago, IL 60607
60
Top Value Auto Repair (U-Haul Neighborhood Dealer)
4857 W Division St, Chicago, IL 60651
61
G&G Service Inc (U-Haul Neighborhood Dealer)
7320 W Belmont Ave, Chicago, IL 60634
62
E B Tours & Charters Inc (U-Haul Neighborhood Dealer)
2253 S Pulaski, Chicago, IL 60623
63
C James Autobody Service (U-Haul Neighborhood Dealer)
3452 N Elston Ave, Chicago, IL 60618
64
Prepaid Exchange (U-Haul Neighborhood Dealer)
1484 W 115th St, Chicago, IL 60643
65
Lawrence Shell (U-Haul Neighborhood Dealer)
4800 N Ashland Ave, Chicago, IL 60640
66
Unlimited Wireless Exchange (U-Haul Neighborhood Dealer)
1347 E 87th St, Chicago, IL 60619
67
U-Haul Moving & Storage of South Loop
500 W Cermak Rd, Chicago, IL 60616
68
Laramie Shell (U-Haul Neighborhood Dealer)
4001 N Laramie Ave, Chicago, IL 60641
69
Transportes Guerrero (U-Haul Neighborhood Dealer)
4630 W Augusta Blvd, Chicago, IL 60651
70
U-Haul Storage of Marquette Park
2540 W 63rd St, Chicago, IL 60629
71
J&H World of Tires (U-Haul Neighborhood Dealer)
646 W 95th St, Chicago, IL 60628
72
2Wice As Nice Resale (U-Haul Neighborhood Dealer)
4757 W Lake St, Chicago, IL 60644
73
Quantum Motoring Customs (U-Haul Neighborhood Dealer)
1750 N California Ave, Chicago, IL 60647
74
Tax Advantage Inc (U-Haul Neighborhood Dealer)
1370 W 79th St, Chicago, IL 60620
75
Auto Dynamics Inc (U-Haul Neighborhood Dealer)
3021 N Elston Ave, Chicago, IL 60618
76
Division Noble Service Station (U-Haul Neighborhood Dealer)
1400 W Division St, Chicago, IL 60622
77
Division Auto Clinic (U-Haul Neighborhood Dealer)
2639 W Division St, Chicago, IL 60622
78
Value Home Furniture (U-Haul Neighborhood Dealer)
5917 S Western Ave, Chicago, IL 60636
79
Yasmeen Rugs (U-Haul Neighborhood Dealer)
1950 W 87th St, Chicago, IL 60620
80
U-Haul Moving & Storage of Bronzeville
2601 S LaSalle St, Chicago, IL 60616
81
One Stop Food Market (U-Haul Neighborhood Dealer)
8222 S Cottage Grove Ave, Chicago, IL 60619
82
Autotecx (U-Haul Neighborhood Dealer)
1775 W Touhy Ave, Chicago, IL 60626
83
Dupe's Auto Service (U-Haul Neighborhood Dealer)
200 W 127th St, Chicago, IL 60628
84
Gigrig Inc (U-Haul Neighborhood Dealer)
1911 W Lake St, Chicago, IL 60612
85
U Stor It (U-Haul Neighborhood Dealer)
8737 S Ashland Ave, Chicago, IL 60620
86
Second Chance Barber Shop (U-Haul Neighborhood Dealer)
5744 W Chicago Ave, Chicago, IL 60651
87
Bacci Pizzeria (U-Haul Neighborhood Dealer)
2301 W Taylor St, Chicago, IL 60612
88
A Step Above The Rest (U-Haul Neighborhood Dealer)
4825 W Chicago Ave, Chicago, IL 60651
89
U-Haul of Bridgeport
431 W Pershing Rd, Chicago, IL 60609
90
All Weather Specialist Hvac R (U-Haul Neighborhood Dealer)
214 W 119th St, Chicago, IL 60628
91
Peralta Car Sales & Repair Inc (U-Haul Neighborhood Dealer)
609 N Cicero Ave, Chicago, IL 60644
92
International Auto Design (U-Haul Neighborhood Dealer)
4943 W Fullerton Ave, Chicago, IL 60639
93
Chatham Food Market (U-Haul Neighborhood Dealer)
327 E 79th St, Chicago, IL 60619
94
Mattress Warehouse Outlet (U-Haul Neighborhood Dealer)
3067 N Milwaukee Ave, Chicago, IL 60618
95
CHICAGO NORTHSIDE STORAGE
5035 W. FOSTER, CHICAGO, IL 60630
96
AARON BROS. SELF STORAGE, INC.
4034 S MICHIGAN AVE, CHICAGO, IL 60653
97
Chicago Northside Storage - Lakeview
2946 N. Western Ave, Chicago, IL 60618