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!

Art Institute of Chicago Opens “Onchi Koshiro” Exhibit

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The Art Institute of Chicago is debuting an exciting new exhibit this summer – “Onchi Koshiro: The Abstract Prints.”  This exhibit is among the most significant displays of his work to date, as the Art Institute of Chicago is one of only… [Read More]

Travel Gift Cyber Monday Sale

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It’s back! It’s that time of year that us savvy online shoppers anticipate most – Cyber Monday! With the holidays fast-approaching, it’s time to get in the spirit of giving while getting great deals! Whether your loved one is a globe-trotting aficionado… [Read More]

Travel Gift Black Friday Sale

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As a passionate traveler, I know that some of the most inspiring and memorable moments in my life were born from exploring a new place. Whether it comes from visiting a nearby museum, getting your adrenaline pumping on thrill rides, learning about… [Read More]

Chicago Vegan Cuisine

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On my last trip to Windy City, I had the esteemed pleasure of visiting sensational Chicago attractions as well as indulging in some delicious vegan cuisine. With diverse options sprinkled throughout the city, I simply cannot speak highly enough of the vegan… [Read More]

Chicago Blues Festival

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Held annually in June, the Chicago Blue Festival is the largest blues festival in the world! 3 days, 5 stages, and more than 500,000 blues fans unite to prove that Chicago is the “Blue Capital of the World.” One of the most… [Read More]

Shedd Aquarium Discount Tickets

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Experience an enchanting underwater world as you learn about conservation, animals, and their habitat at the Shedd Aquarium in Chicago! Shedd Aquarium discounts are available through Smart Destinations’ special discount attraction passes and packages! Come face-to-fins with some of the most beloved… [Read More]

LEGOLAND Discovery Center Discount Tickets

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Looking for an interactive Chicago attraction at the right price? The LEGOLAND Discovery Center is the perfect destination for those with imagination – and it is included with a Go Chicago Card along with all the other top Chicago attractions and tours!… [Read More]

Green Festival Chicago

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 A project of Green America and Global Exchange, the Green Festival is a celebration of sustainable solutions that are benefiting local and international communities. Prepare to be inspired and floored as you are introduced to innovative ideas, inventions, and products that aim to solve… [Read More]

Chicago Cubs Opening Day

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As the Chicago Cubs kicked off their first game with a win against the Pirates, fans excitedly wait for the first home game at Wrigley Field. The anticipation for The Chicago Cubs Opening Day is building as April 8th draws nearer, and… [Read More]

Chicago Flower and Garden Show

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As the snow melts and the windy city says goodbye to those sub-zero temperatures, we can finally remember what it’s like to embrace the outdoors in Chicago! If you’re ready to be liberated by the sweet scents of spring, it’s time to… [Read More]

March Madness Things To Do on Vacation

We can all feel it in the air: spring is almost here! One of the best signs that spring is coming is March Madness, which gets everyone in the mood for the national basketball championships! The NCAA tournaments are a uniquely American… [Read More]

St. Patrick’s Day in Chicago!

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Looking to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day in Chicago? Here’s our breakdown of this year’s traditional Chicago celebrations as well as some nearby attraction suggestions to fill your day: The Parade & The River This year’s parade begins at noon sharp in Downtown… [Read More]

Best Summer Tourist Discounts

To experience everything a city has to offer, look no further than the Smart Destinations All-Inclusive Attraction Passes. Save up to 55% on combined admission prices for the top museums, tours, and attractions at some of the most beloved cities in the… [Read More]

Things to Do on Vacation with Your Family!

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With school vacation weeks coming up around the country, it’s time to start planning your vacation. With the kids home from school, it’s the perfect time to gather up the whole family for a fun trip. If going far away isn’t feasible,… [Read More]