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Guide To Chicago For The Holidays

Are you headed to Chicago for the holidays and need to know where to eat and what to do? This guide will get you started and help you have a memorable experience in the Windy City.

12/21/2013

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Best Bed & Breakfasts In Chicago

Rest and relaxation are imperative for optimum health. If a getaway is necessary to unwind, a short stay in one of Chicago’s best bed and breakfasts is in store.

11/30/2013

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Best Tourist Attractions In Chicago Worth The Hype

Chicago is one of those wonderful cities where it’s just about impossible to be bored. Here are a few of the tourist attractions that are worth the hype they generate.

11/23/2013

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Guide For Thanksgiving Weekend Visitors To Cleveland

Keep Thanksgiving weekend visitors busy and entertained by having an agenda. Show them the best of Cleveland and leave a long-lasting memory of this great town.

11/16/2013

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Guide For Thanksgiving Weekend Visitors To Chicago

Visitors to Chicago on Thanksgiving weekend will find many activities and things to do related to the holidays and especially appropriate for families.

11/16/2013

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Best Places To Go On A Luxurious Weekend In Chicago

Give yourself a mini pamper session right here in Chicago by visiting one or more of these luxurious spots to treat yourself. You deserve it!

11/09/2013

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Guide To Chicagoween’s Franken Plaza

Franken Plaza takes over Daley Plaza this weekend in celebration of Halloween. Part of the City of Chicago’s, “Chicagoween Celebration,” Daley Plaza transforms into a haunted world of family-fun, October 25-27th. The three-day festival features performances by Midnight Circus, The Annual Monster Bash, free hayrides, trick-or-treating, crafts and more.

10/25/2013

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Guide To Chicago’s Oktoberfest Events

The worldwide celebration of beer, brats and our German and Bavarian ancestors comes home for a month long celebration across the city. Get out your steins and pretzels! Here are just a few of the many Oktoberfest events happening this month.

09/26/2013

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September Festival Round-Up

As summer winds down in the city, there are still a number of festivals to check out this September. From art, food and music, there are plenty of fests to keep you entertained before fall.

09/12/2013

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Best Places In Chicago To Propose

Here are a few proposal spots you may not have considered with various tastes in mind.

08/31/2013

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Best Outdoor Fall Dates In Chicago

Fall can be the most romantic season of the year. Here are a few ideas for fun fall-inspired dates around Chicago.

08/24/2013

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Best Last-Minute Labor Day Vacation Spots Near Chicago

You’ll be ready for fall after chilling at one of these nearby destinations from Chicago over Labor Day weekend.

08/17/2013

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Best Places For Stargazing In Chicago

If you don’t have access to a nuclear-sized telescope, just take a quick drive away from Chicago to see the speedy Perseid meteors shower the night sky with dazzling light.

08/03/2013

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Guide To Lollapalooza 2013

Lollapalooza isn’t just something you can ignore (even if you wanted to). With an eclectic mix of bands, big and small, Lollapalooza brings us back year after year. The Cure, Mumford and Sons, Wavves, Matt and Kim and a bunch of bands we’re not cool enough to have ever heard of all make Lollapalooza worthwhile.

08/01/2013

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Best Hiking Trails In Chicago

These five hikes are all within 50 miles of the Loop and — unlike some of those mountainous national park hikes — are all easy to moderate difficulty.

07/27/2013

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Guide To Wicker Park Fest

With something for everyone, Wicker Park Fest is packed full of music, food and family activities. It’s a great way to explore the neighborhood and the variety of shops, restaurants and fashion unique to the area. Your $5 donation benefits Burr Elementary School and the Wicker Park/Bucktown Chamber Of Commerce. Check it out this weekend, July 27-28th.

07/26/2013

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Guide To Taste Of River North

The Taste Of River North kicks off July 19-21st in Ward Park. The festival features music, fun for kids and some of the best food in the city.

07/16/2013

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Best Weekend Getaways In The Chicago Area

Whether you’re looking for a low-key spot to relax or something interesting and new, there are several spots around Chicago close enough for a weekend recharge.

07/13/2013

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Most Affordable Golf Courses In Chicago

Here are a few places near the city where you can keep up your game without breaking the bank.

07/06/2013

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Best Day Trips For Under $100 In The Chicago Area

Taking a day trip away from Chicago is a great way to spend time with the family or as a couple and it can be done affordably with some planning and research.

06/29/2013

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America’s Best Gardens and Parks

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America’s Top 20 Beaches

Check out the best beaches in America.

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The Animals Of Antarctica

Antarctica is the most inhospitable place on Earth. Certain creatures survive there, though global warming can threaten their natural habitats.

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The Ice Of Antarctica

Antarctica, the coldest place on Earth, is feeling the effects of global warming. See the view from the bottom of the Earth.

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Our Country’s National Parks

National Parks preserve some of America’s most interesting and unique environments. Take a trip to these national treasures.

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Most Romantic Cities In The World

Take an enchanting trip for Valentine’s Day. Tour the world’s most romantic cities, in photos.

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