Travel & Outdoors
Pack up your car and hit the road for these five must-see destinations that are within a four-hour drive of the Chicago area.
Cinco de Mayo marks a battle the Mexican army won in Puebla against the French, May 5, 1862. Anyone can join in the celebration so check out these events.
When spending less time driving and more time at the destination is important consider these five excellent resorts and inns.
Just dip your line into any of these nearby spots and lighten up until the tug yanks you back to reality.
Chicago offers some remarkable smaller museums just a few miles from the center of the city.
The history, architecture and the fans are what make going to a baseball game an exciting adventure. All of these factor into what helps some of these stadiums make the must-see lists for all baseball fans.
Consider some of these locales for nearby getaways that offer family fun and fine memories.
When warm weather coincides with vacation days, the open road beckons. These are some choice destinations doable from Chicago.
Here are five of the best reasons to turn spring break into a Chicago vacation or staycation.
Our route traverses south to north, so it’s eminently doable, walkable and bike rideable. You’ll find Chicago lovable with 24 hours in our Midwestern Shangri-la.
Flying somewhere warm for spring break is an option but to avoid crowded beaches and take advantage of low gas prices, look for places within a day’s drive.
College students do not need to travel far nor incur great expenses to enjoy their spring break 2015. Here you will find the best spring break destinations near Chicago.
Last year we suggested our favorite Valentine’s day getaway destinations near Chicago, but this year we’re going to help you out without breaking the bank after it’s just been mended.
Sleeping in luxury is easy when visiting Chicago. These best luxury hotels offer exceptional service, surroundings and sleeping accommodations for individuals, couples and families.
Once you get bitten by the bug, you just have to run and spring in when the runners bloom once again in Chicago. Here are the races on which to set your sights.
Several Chicago hotels with pools, spas and fitness centers are near museums, shops and theaters. However, when it’s the pool that makes the difference, consider the five listed here that have great views or ambiance.
A three-day weekend is a great excuse to get out of town for a little bit and Martin Luther King Day is one of the favorites. Here are a few places you can go that aren’t too far outside of the city, but will still give you that feeling of getting away from it all.
How do you choose which tours to go on if you’ve only got a weekend? Here’s a list of our five favorite tours that will even interest locals!
Everyone wants to get away from time to time. Whether you’re visiting the city or just want a ‘staycation’ away from home, a bed and breakfast can be the perfect cross between getting away and home comforts. Here are a few of our favorites.
Have you been looking for an excuse to visit Chicago, but just can’t seem to justify the trip? Among the several amazing features the city possesses from the food, sightseeing and arts perspective, here are a few more for your list to give you that excuse you’ve been waiting for.