Chicago Botanic Garden
Halloween in Chicago isn’t just for the pub crawls. Take advantage of the family-friendly activities offered in and around the city, and make their holiday extra special.
After Labor Day weekend’s goodbye to the lazy days of summer, a re-energized city welcomes autumn with fall fests, a new theater season, blockbuster art shows and fun outdoor explorations. Here are some of Chicago’s best happenings this fall.
No matter the season, visiting a botanical garden in Chicago is an excellent way to get closer to nature and experience the wonderment of plant life.
Now that spring has sprung, our frozen winter seems like a distant memory, until you step outside to take a look at your garden.
Visiting the City of Chicago on a rainy day can make for the most memorable experiences and fun activities.
While Easter may not get all of the glory in children’s eyes like Christmas and Halloween, it can definitely become one of your child’s favorite holidays. Take the kids out to some themed events and Easter will quickly rank high on the favorite holidays list.
Have you been naughty or nice this year? If you’re looking for a place in the Chicago area to take pictures with Santa Claus, but without heading to the mall, then check out the following list.
As the Christmas holidays draw near, we are once again reminded to keep warm and gather close to our loved ones. These events offer wonderful ways to celebrate the spirit of the season.
Take in the sunset in a forest preserve or a skyscraper. No matter your style, Chicago offers a wealth of places to relax after a long day with a great view.
Instead of opting for the same old bland family photo this year, check out all the different scenic backdrop options that Chicago has to offer.
Don’t worry that summer went by too fast. Yummy autumn festivals abound in the Chicago area.
The Botanic Garden has offered horticulture therapy for more than 30 years, to provide comfort and stress relief through gardening for veterans, the elderly, and the disabled.
With fall just around the corner, take advantage of the last warm days of summer and head out to these family-friendly events in Chicago with your kids.
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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.
There are many opportunities for kids to experience railroads and trains near Chicago.
A retired astronaut and a horticulturist had some sobering prediction as the Chicago Botanic Garden marked World Environment Day Saturday.
Whether you want to learn about compost or find out how you can save an endangered species, the Chicagoland area has numerous activities planned for Earth Day.
This time of year–winter break after Christmas–most of the parents I know are in search of two things: a way to entertain the troops that does not include TV, and a little warmth. Last year we discovered the wonders of a place that offers both when we ventured to the Chicago Botanic Garden. Since our first trip there, we’ve since become much more acquainted, so here’s a little guide to the garden with kids during the winter.
Hanukkah is not just a time for celebration. It is a deeply spiritual holiday that embodies what it means to stand up for your beliefs and have faith in something bigger than yourself. Chicago may be known for its Christmas holiday events, but there is an abundance of Hanukkah-related celebrations all over the Chicago area.