Travel & Outdoors
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.
For Chicagoans looking to try out a little adventure, here are a few places you can check out.
In the Chicago area, there are local and nearby hills, trails and ponds to enjoy winter sports including these five really good destinations.
Chicago’s sights and sounds are fun, interesting and add up to a memorable vacation, but trying to take in everything can wear out the shoes and wallet. Here are some budget options.
It can be a joy just to walk around Andersonville and take in the diversity, but here are five places that you should stop at if you do spend a day in the neighborhood.
Enjoying the outdoors and nature while also relaxing can be easily accomplished by staying in a cabin. Here you will find the best places for a cabin weekend near Chicago.
Taking a day trip near Chicago can be fun, exciting and educational while also staying on a budget.
Buoy the spirit and sneak away to feast on the visuals because fall is certainly the most fleeting of seasons.
Fall’s cooler nights are working their leaf-changing magic, dusting the Chicago trees in mauve and crimson. Hike, bike or drive to these five best locations to see Chicago’s fall colors.
Peruse these nearby leisure pursuits, familial or for just the two of you, and take a breather from the daily struggle.