One of the greatest things about having kids is that they encourage you to get out of the house and be a kid yourself! And Chicago certainly delivers when it comes to having things to do outside with kids. So if you’re wondering, “what are some family friendly activities near me?” check out these suggestions to have a rocking good time!
If there is anything the city of Chicago loves more than cursing the winter, partying in the Wrigley Field bleachers, or being on a first-name-basis with their expressway of choice, it’s eating the signature foods the city made famous. If you’re about to eat like a Chicagoan, you should probably expect to loosen your belt, grab a few extra napkins, and plan for an afternoon nap because we’re known for rich, cheesy, meaty foods that will satisfy even the hungriest of diners.
Biking In Chicago Whether seeing a city for the first time or the hundredth time, cycling can offer a fresh perspective that leaves the rider with a unique view of their city. Chicago has an abundance of ways to move about the city, but none match the perfect blend of convenience, fun, and efficiency [...]
Chicago’s typical tourism season runs from Memorial Day to Labor Day, though there is truly no bad time of year to see Chicago (yes, that even includes visiting Chicago in the winter). What time of year is best to visit depends largely on your interests. No matter which sounds more like your idea of a good time, part of what makes solo travel so rewarding is the ability to be flexible and learn a little more about yourself, so don’t be afraid to see how the other half lives while you’re exploring - you may surprise yourself.
Whether you are a Chicago first-timer or a long-timer, the Chicago Lakefront Trail is an integral part of the Chicago experience and one of the reasons this city is regarded as a world-class place to ride a bike. The path itself is little more than a wide concrete slab that traces a route following Lake [...]
Chicago's Chinatown is well-known for its unique architecture, bustling markets, and delicious foods. While there are hundreds of Chinese restaurants scattered around Chicago, Chinatown features a wide variety of regional flavors that will let you sample tastes from all across China while you explore a cozy and culturally rich area of the city. This is your guide to the best Chinese food in Chicago Chinatown.
There’s an endless amount of date ideas in Chicago, but these dates are easy to plan and aren't as crowded as some other date ideas. These ideas are especially great for active couples looking to get outside and experience Chicago, as well as, people looking for a city adventure that takes them out of their typical neighborhood and day-to-day path.
Our favorite thing about Chicago is that it has all the big city, metropolitan amenities while maintaining the outdoor spaciousness of the wide-open outdoors. There is an abundant amount of fun things to do both inside and outside in Chicago! But because it’s easier to maintain social distancing in the great outdoors, we’re sharing our [...]
Chicago may just as well be the city that never hibernates. Just because the temperature drops, doesn’t mean there is any shortage of things to do during the winter.
With Memorial Day coming up fast, you probably want to plan the perfect weekend-long celebration in Chicago. Memorial Day lands on the last Monday of May every year and has been a federal holiday since 1971. Memorial Day gives us the chance to slow down and take time to honor those who've died while [...]