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Exploring Chicago Solo

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.

2022-05-03T13:16:30-07:00May 3rd, 2022|0 Comments

Things to Do in Chicago for Memorial Day Weekend

  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 [...]

2022-05-03T09:10:29-07:00May 3rd, 2022|0 Comments

Chicago Lakefront Bike Trail and Bike Rental Guide

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 [...]

2022-03-30T15:59:42-07:00March 29th, 2022|0 Comments

Everything You Need To Know About Biking In Chicago

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 [...]

2022-03-15T16:16:50-07:00March 15th, 2022|0 Comments

Best Chinese Food in Chicago Chinatown

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.

2022-01-10T15:45:13-07:00January 10th, 2022|0 Comments

Explore Wrigleyville with a Bike Rental

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 [...]

2021-05-11T14:17:59-07:00April 30th, 2021|0 Comments

Explore Chicago’s Most Iconic Sites from the 80’s 

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 [...]

2021-05-11T14:30:45-07:00April 30th, 2021|0 Comments

Chicago Weekend Getaways and Day Trip Ideas

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.

2021-05-11T14:51:29-07:00March 8th, 2021|0 Comments

The Best of Chicago’s Walking Tours

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.

2021-05-11T14:52:59-07:00March 3rd, 2021|0 Comments