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.
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.
Read on to get your hands dirty with paintball battles near Chicago.
A well-manicured yard and stunning landscape is summer eye candy. Getting help to attain the top-notch landscaping in Chicago is easy when the best landscapers are hired.
This town can brag about having one of the most attractive and accessible shorelines in the country as well as fine beaches that remain free.
The producers of the Renegade Craft Fair, The Vintage Bazaar and The Hideout on Wabansia, team up for a weekend of art, food, music, shopping and more.
There are places near Chicago to enjoy the equine sports if you are passionate about doing so. Check out this overview of a few of our favorite spots.
Tired of fishing in the same spot every time? Shake it up a bit and check out these five hotspots for reeling in a big one.
The Belmont-Sheffield Music Festival takes place Memorial Day weekend. Kicking off summer in Chicago’s Lakeview neighborhood, the festival features music, food, drinks, crafts, shopping and artists. From Belmont to School Avenue, enjoy local artists, food, drinks and most importantly music. It is finally time to get summer fest season started.
Check out these suggestions to find an affordable fitness option in Chicago that intrigues you.
Spring weather finally arrived in Chicago! There’s no better way to spend a warm night or a lazy afternoon than a friendly game of mini golf. Oh, whom am I kidding, there’s never a friendly, competitive-free game of mini golf. Here are a few of the best places around the Chicago area to play mini golf.
Ready to get your off-highway vehicle a bit dirty? Head out to the following off-road sites near Chicago for an adventure that’s literally off the beaten path.
A good Chicago-based travel agent may be an indispensable resource for getting the most out of your trip, your time and your money.
Chicago celebrates Cinco de Mayo in style. Find out how you can have fun at these great celebrations…
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.