Travel & Outdoors
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.
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.
Camping is a great way to take a low-cost vacation and spend quality time with the family. Here you will find the best camping sites near Chicago.
The coming of fall conjures images of leaves changing, pumpkins and apple cider, but if you’re in a sports-heavy city like Chicago, it undoubtedly also brings to mind the beginning of football season and other sporting events. Here are a few of the best ones to catch this fall in Chicago.
Here are a few places to try if you’ve only got one day and want to get a great Lincoln Square experience.
Fall is a beautiful season in Chicago, and one of the few times the city enjoys temperate and predictable weather. Take advantage of the season by attending one of the several festivals taking place around the city.
Playing basketball outside is an activity that can bring much pleasure, especially when the weather cooperates. Here you will find the best outdoor basketball courts in Chicago.