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!
Bike through Wrigleyville A new way for Cub Fans to experience Wrigleyville Rideabout Wrigleyville and explore the historic sports area of Chicago by bike. Rent a bike and cruise the Lakefront, the near-north neighborhoods of the Gold Coast, Lincoln Park and Wrigleyville on a leisurely ride to the Friendly Confines. Of course, no trip [...]
Explore arguably Chicago's greatest decade in sports, film and culture Bike through Downtown Chicago and Grant Park, and hit all the pop-culture sites from the 80's. Delve deep into the politics, personalities, and players that led and transformed Chicago during the 80's decade when the Blues Brothers and Ferris Bueller took over Chicago streets [...]
Chicago is a historic city that offers an abundance of culture and scenery. Even if you don’t have much time to explore, you can always enjoy a weekend getaway or day trip to Chicago. Whether you prefer to get around the city on foot or by bike, there are plenty of different day trip ideas for you to choose from.
Bobby’s Bike Hike has compiled a list of the best Chicago walking tours to support the city’s reputation as being one of the most walkable cities in the U.S. Featured tours include sightseeing of local neighborhoods and popular attractions, informative historical tours, samples of classic Chicago foods and drinks, and guided walks of Chicago’s unique architecture.
There’s an endless amount of date ideas in Chicago, but these dates are easy to plan and can be experienced during COVID. These Chicago date 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.
Many world-famous architects have left their mark on Chicago: Frank Gehry, Frank Lloyd Wright, Jeanne Gang, Sir Anish Kapoor, and of course, the Burnhams. What I love most about Chicago architecture is the diversity of styles. Rather than blending together to form a unified aesthetic, Chicago’s buildings stand out from each other. They pepper the landscape with individual personality. That refusal to conform is pretty emblematic of Chicago as a whole!
It’s the most wonderful time of the year! It’s the season to find thoughtful, creative gifts that come straight from the community you are proud to be a part of. To help you out, we’ve created this holiday gift guide for some of the best, locally sourced gift ideas that embody Chicago! But first, we [...]
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 [...]
We understand the need to interact with others, whether that’s remotely from home or in person with social distancing. Here’s a list of ten virtual and socially-distanced team building activities for a fun, healthy, and safe experience. Many of them are rooted in Chicago culture but can be used by remote teams both in Chicago and outside of the city!