6 Things to Do in Chicago on Thanksgiving Weekend


Check out some of these seasonal Chicago attractions to complement the turkey and cranberry sauce during Thanksgiving weekend.

They’re a great way to explore Chicago during the holidays, and get an early glimpse of their famous holiday decorations.

Planning Your Trip to The Field Museum – Tips, Discounts & More


Explore 460 billion years of natural history under one roof at The Field Museum, one of the top family-friendly attractions in Chicago.

With so many exhibits and iconic things to see, we put together an insider’s guide with tips, and ideas to help visitors get the most out of their trip to the museum.

7 Ghoulish Things to Do in Chicago on Halloween

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We’ve put together a full line-up of fun Chicago attractions to help you celebrate one of our favorite fall holidays.

Many of these events are longstanding Chicago traditions, so whatever you choose you’ll be sure to have a spooky good time!

11 Things to Do in Chicago in the Fall


The long lines of the summer have cooled down, and the crisp air is a refreshing change from the hot summer months.

Check out some of our favorite, hand-picked activities and events for things to do in Chicago in the fall.

5 Chicago Street Festivals in September to Check Out

Head to the one-of-a-kind Grand Art and Design Festival in Chicago this fall

September is known for Chicago street festivals.

Make the most of your time in Chicago by visiting some of these fun and festive events.

Things to Do on Labor Day Weekend in Chicago

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Labor Day may mark the unofficial end of summer, but it certainly doesn’t mean the end of summer fun!

If you’re lucky enough to spend the holiday in Chicago, we’ve put together a list of things to do on Labor Day Weekend in Chicago.

Top 10 Places to Take Pictures in Chicago

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All vacations are essentially about the experience – the sights, sounds, and tastes of the places you visit.

We put together a list of the top 10 places to take pictures in Chicago.

Educational Things to do in Chicago

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Trust us, there are so many fun and educational things to do in Chicago.

Your trip just isn’t complete until you’ve explored some of the diverse cultural offerings at these famous institutions.

Skydeck Chicago at Willis Tower – Discounts & Tips

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Take a ride to the top of the world-famous Willis Tower and explore SkyDeck Chicago.

Make the most of your visit to Skydeck Chicago with these savings, tips, attraction highlights & more from our Insider’s Guide.

Things to Do in Chicago on 4th of July Weekend

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With the Fourth of July falling conveniently on a Saturday this year, you have the perfect opportunity to spend a long weekend in Chicago – a city known for its festive summer celebrations.

All of these great Chicago attractions that the city has to offer are sure to keep you entertained on Independence Day.

2015 Summer Events & Things to Do in Chicago

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Chicago is the perfect city in the summer time. Hot sunny days, tempered by a nice lake breeze. Attractions with just the right balance of fun, education, and excitement.

These free and low-cost Chicago attractions can provide the inspiration for your trip.

Things to do in Chicago on Memorial Day Weekend

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Memorial Day Weekend is a great opportunity to get away & log some family time in a brand new city.

Visiting Chicago this Memorial Day? Check out these fun events and activities going on this year!

Weekend in Chicago – 2 Day Itinerary


Planning a weekend getaway, but unsure what to do or where to begin?

This great two day weekend in Chicago itinerary will show you some of the best things to do in Chicago, all while saving you money on attractions, activities, and more.

Things to Do in Chicago with Kids


Plan a memorable Chicago family vacation with our guide of top family friendly attractions and fun things to do in Chicago with kids.

Top Chicago Museums


Chicago has a museum for everyone with a variety of specialties and topics, including art, history, wildlife, culture, and more.

Be sure to check out some of the top Chicago museums during your trip.

Getting Around Chicago – A Visitor’s Guide

We’ve put together a helpful guide for getting around Chicago and surrounding areas during your vacation.

Chicago Neighborhoods – A Visitor’s Guide

Our Chicago Neighborhoods guide organizes some of our favorite attractions by neighborhood so you can make the most of your time while on vacation.

Family Friendly Restaurants in Chicago

Vacationing with the family? Check out our list of family friendly restaurants in Chicago conveniently located close to top attractions.

One Day in Chicago Itinerary


Heading to Chicago with limited time to explore?

We crafted an itinerary of where to go and what to see if you only have one day in Chicago. Enjoy!

The Best of Chicago in 3 Days Itinerary


Make the most of your time in the city.

Check out our Best of Chicago in 3 Days Itinerary packed with top attractions and fun things to do.

Chicago Summer Festivals 2015

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Experience Chi-town like a true Chicagoan this summer at these family-friendly annual Chicago Summer festivals.

Each neighborhood has its own culture and distinct flair. So, attending a neighborhood festival is a great way to digest the city’s culture.

5 of the Best Chicago Family Attractions


One of the great things about Chicago as a vacation destination is that there are endless things to do for travelers of all ages.

Dozens of museums and landmarks are fun for kids & parents, & family-friendly hotels and restaurants make your Chicago family vacation all the more convenient.

Introducing the Chicago Explorer Pass: See Chicago for Less


Check out the new Chicago Explorer Pass®, which offers discount admission to top Chicago attractions for one low price.

The pass is good for 30 days after activation at the first attraction making it an ideal way for both visitors and locals to explore Chicago.

12 Free Things to Do in Chicago on Vacation

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Planning a vacation to Chicago? Our insiders put together a list of our top free things to do in Chicago.

After all, you’ll want to save some funds to invest in deep-dish pizza and a couple of famous Chicago-style hotdogs!

7 Romantic Things to Do in Chicago

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Looking to plan a romantic getaway? Chicago is full of luxurious hotels and charming bed & breakfasts, as well as intimate restaurants to share an elegant meal.

Need some help thinking of romantic things to do in Chicago? Here are 7 suggestions for you and your loved one to enjoy.