With the winter we’ve had here in Chicago, we have a lot to look forward to this spring. The kick off of festival/market season is just one of many! Here’s a round up of a few festivals starting April-May around town.
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.
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.
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.
Visitors to Chicago on Thanksgiving weekend will find many activities and things to do related to the holidays and especially appropriate for families.
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.
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!
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.
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.
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.
Here are a few proposal spots you may not have considered with various tastes in mind.
Fall can be the most romantic season of the year. Here are a few ideas for fun fall-inspired dates around Chicago.
You’ll be ready for fall after chilling at one of these nearby destinations from Chicago over Labor Day weekend.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Here are a few places near the city where you can keep up your game without breaking the bank.
Check out the best beaches in America.
Antarctica is the most inhospitable place on Earth. Certain creatures survive there, though global warming can threaten their natural habitats.
Antarctica, the coldest place on Earth, is feeling the effects of global warming. See the view from the bottom of the Earth.
National Parks preserve some of America’s most interesting and unique environments. Take a trip to these national treasures.
Take an enchanting trip for Valentine’s Day. Tour the world’s most romantic cities, in photos.