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Introducing the Chicago Explorer Pass: See Chicago for Less

Smart Destinations is excited to introduce the NEW Chicago Explorer Pass®, an easy-to-use multi-attraction savings pass that offers visitors discounts on top Chicago attractions for one low price. Save up to 42% off combined admission prices with this all-in-one card vs. paying… [Read More]

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New Year’s Things to do in Chicago

Spending the last moments of 2014 in the Windy City? We hope you’ve got your travel arranged, hotel all set, and plans finalized. But just in case you don’t, here are a few of our favorite Chicago New Year’s Eve events to… [Read More]

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Chicago Holiday Attractions 2014

Chicago is an enchanting city in the wintertime. From the gorgeous lights and lush decorations festooning the window fronts along the Magnificent Mile to the majestic Christmas Tree in Daley Plaza, the festive holiday spirit is everywhere! If you’re looking to explore… [Read More]

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Top US Cities to Visit for the Holidays 2014

What is the top U.S. city for holiday attractions? This was a question posed to me by a long-time Smart Destinations customer. Easy, right? Not so fast. Without question, New York City is a magical place to be during the most wonderful… [Read More]

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Thanksgiving in Chicago 2014

There’s no better way to celebrate Thanksgiving in Chicago than with a morning spent at the annual McDonald’s Thanksgiving Day Parade. Conveniently scheduled to end at 11 am, it’s the perfect way to start off your Thanksgiving Day without interfering with your… [Read More]

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Halloween in Chicago 2014

Planning on being in Chicago this Halloween and looking for some fun, festive activities to celebrate the holiday? Well, you’re in luck because we’ve put together a full line-up of fun Chicago attractions to help you celebrate our favorite fall holiday. Many… [Read More]

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Chicago Fall Attractions

Autumn is a wonderful time to visit the Windy City. The long lines of the summer have died down, and the cool air is a refreshing change from the humidity and heat of the last few months. But there are so many… [Read More]

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Inaugural Chicago Fire Festival Coming this October

Coming this October, the latest and greatest Chicago attraction is the Chicago Fire Festival (no, it has nothing to do with the MLS team). Designed as a testament to Chicago’s growth, resiliency, and cultural diversity in the 140+ years since the Great… [Read More]

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Visiting The Brookfield Zoo

Operated by the Chicago Zoological Society, the Brookfield Zoo is an absolute must-see for animal lovers. Larger than the urban Lincoln Park Zoo, Brookfield is home to more than 2,000 creatures – great and small. A visit here is a great complement… [Read More]

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Visit SkyDeck Chicago

Looking to make your Chicago vacation more exciting? Take a ride to the top of the world-famous Willis Tower and explore SkyDeck Chicago. The observatory deck of the building formerly known as the Sears Tower is located exactly 1,353 feet above ground… [Read More]