Best Of Winter

Guide To: Winter In Lake GenevaPlanning a weekend getaway? Located 80 miles from Chicagoland, Lake Geneva, WI, provides a perfect escape for Chicagoans trying to avoid expensive plane fare or hours in the car. When planning a weekend in Lake Geneva this winter, think of this as your go-to guide for hotels, activities and winter fun.
Best Winter Cocktails In ChicagoWinter in Chicago can be long and brutal. Warm things up with these featured drinks. From the traditional hot toddy to hot chocolate with a twist, here are some of the best cocktails to keep you warm this season.
Best Outdoor Apparel Stores In ChicagoWhen temperatures drop in Chicago, we find it hard to remember a time when you could walk down Michigan Avenue in anything less than 7 layers. For that time of the year when the only skin exposed is the few inches around your eyes, we've gathered some of the best outdoor apparel and gear stores in Chicago. Stay warm, my friends.
Best Winter Date IdeasIf you're having trouble coming up with date-night ideas in the bitter cold, have no fear. Even in cold weather, Chicago provides a number of great date-night options. Warm up with your special someone with some of the activities featured here. (You won't even have to give us credit for the ideas.)
Chicago Pedway GuideChicago's winter weather can turn a leisurely stroll through downtown into an endurance test. Luckily, we have a growing network of underground tunnels to offer escape from the elements.
Best Bars With A FireplaceEnjoy a drink and warm up by some of the best fireplaces in the city. Winter in Chicago can be brutal, treat yourself to a something cozy! We've rounded up some of the best bars with a fireplace in Chicago.
Chicago Winter Sports Guide: Skiing, Snowboarding, SleddingFrom mounds to mountains, the Chicago area and surrounding region offers an array of options for snowy sport and leisure. Here's a great guide to skiing, snowboarding, and sledding in Chicago.
Best Hot Chocolate In ChicagoIt never hurts to be holding something warm as a last buffer against the cold. But what to do when coffee isn’t the answer? It’s hot chocolate time.
A Guide To Winter TrendsChicago’s Winter never looked so good! Nothing is worse than trying to look great in 15-degree weather. So, what’s a girl to do?
Get Your Skate On: Chicago’s Best Ice Skating RinksWhether you are as graceful as Michelle Kwan or a total disaster on skates, ice skating is a time-honored Chicago winter tradition. Plus, it is a ton of fun. Seriously, it is. Your kids will think so too.
Best Winter Getaways For Chicago FamiliesSometimes, all a family needs is a little change of scenery to renew their spirits during the dreary Chicago winter. While we all don’t have the time, funds or energy to hop on a plane to somewhere tropical, many families do have the means {and desire} to pack up the kiddos and head out of town for the weekend.
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