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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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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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Best Pumpkin Patches Near Chicago

Here are five of the best pumpkin patches in the area. Be sure to explore at least one this fall.

10/18/2013

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Best Sightseeing Tours In Chicago

Here are five great tours of Chicago that will ensure that you get a dose of the must-see Chicago areas without going crazy having to decide what to fit in to your already packed schedule.

10/12/2013

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The Perfect Long Weekend In Chicago

If you’re spending a four-day weekend in Chicago, you should attempt at least one essential event each day. Here are four favorites.

09/14/2013

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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 Off Leash Dog Areas In Chicago

Here are a few of the best areas to play with your pooch off leash in Chicago.

08/10/2013

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Best Zoo & Aquarium Events In Chicago

Whether you’re a couple looking to have a cute date or a family wanting to spend an educational time together, the zoo and aquarium events in Chicago will likely be more than satisfactory.

07/26/2013

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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 Places For Horseback Riding Near Chicago

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.

06/01/2013

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Best Budget Fitness Classes In Chicago

Check out these suggestions to find an affordable fitness option in Chicago that intrigues you.

05/18/2013

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Best Travel Agents In Chicago

A good Chicago-based travel agent may be an indispensable resource for getting the most out of your trip, your time and your money.

05/04/2013

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Best Flying Adventures In Chicago

Now that the weather is warming up, perhaps you’d like to try a sky-high adventure. There are several places near Chicago to get your flight on.

03/30/2013

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Best Bike Repair Shops In Chicago

If you’re just getting into the biking scene or are just looking for a new place to take your bike for repairs, you’ll need to know the best and most friendly places available in Chicago to fit your needs.

03/23/2013

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Best Youth Hostels In Chicago

Start planning your Chicago adventure today with one of these great hostel offerings.

03/16/2013

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Best Places To See Flowers This Spring In Chicago

Spring is one of the most eagerly anticipated seasons in Chicago. What better activity to celebrate winter’s end than with an outdoor excursion to observe the blooming of spring flowers?

03/09/2013

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Best Ways To Take Advantage Of The Last Of The Winter In Chicago

Most of us wish there was a seasonal fast-forward button for the winter temperatures, but like it or not, there are a few things that are fun to experience during the colder days, especially when you know spring is just around the corner. Take advantage of the last days of winter with a few fun winter activities.

03/02/2013

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Tips For Keeping Your Kids Active From A Chicago Fitness Professional

The rising number of childhood obesity has many parents concerned about keeping their kids fit and healthy. Ida Dolce, a kids martial arts instructor with a BA in Psychology, offers up five tips to keep your kids from becoming couch potatoes this year.

02/16/2013

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