Chicago Holiday Travel Deals

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If you’re heading to Chicago this holiday season, count yourself among the lucky ones. December in Chicago is unlike any other time of year—the city known for its innovative architecture and world-famous attractions gets dolled up and decked out for the holidays…. [Read More]

Top 5 Chicago Holiday Attractions

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Chicago, Illinois is the Mid-west’s hub of culture, entertainment, music, commerce, and world-class attractions. During the holiday season, Chicago becomes a winter wonderland of festivity and cheer. You’ll find streets and attractions decked out in holiday lights and décor, unique holiday markets,… [Read More]

Best Places to Visit for Thanksgiving


No matter where you are planning on spending the Thanksgiving holiday, the odds are it is going to be great. Some might say that Halloween is the first event that kicks off the holiday season, but nothing really started until Thanksgiving rolls… [Read More]

Thanksgiving in Chicago 2013

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Spending time with friends and family in Chicagoland for Thanksgiving this year? Even if you’re not spending your entire time in Chicago itself, it’s a great idea to make the most of your trip by spending an afternoon, or maybe the weekend… [Read More]

The Field Museum’s Wonders of 1893 World’s Fair

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The Field Museum has long been numbered among the best museums in the country and is certainly one of the most popular cultural Chicago attractions. But did you know that The Field Museum has its roots in the 1893 World’s Fair? This… [Read More]

Chicagoween: Halloween in Chicago


If you’re one those people who just can’t get enough of Halloween, Chicago is the place to be with your family when the spooky day arrives—and in the weeks leading up to it. In fact, the whole season is often referred to… [Read More]

Chicago International Film Festival 2013

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Movie lovers visiting Chicago this fall will have something special to enjoy – the 2013 Chicago International Film Festival. Renowned in the United States as one of the premiere events in the film industry, the Chicago International Film Festival has been going… [Read More]

Hyde Park Jazz Fest 2013


The Hyde Park Jazz Festival 2013 is coming up this weekend on Saturday, September 28 from 1pm-Midnight and Sunday, September 29 from 1pm-8pm. Featuring some of the top Jazz artists in the country performing at some of Chi-town’s most iconic locations –… [Read More]

5 Best School Field Trips in the U.S.


What’s the best part about going back to school? For kids of all ages, field trips are an exciting break from the daily grind, and they motivate students to take learning outside the classroom. Whether your kids are at public school, private… [Read More]

Chicago Street Festivals in September

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Though school may be back in session, Chicago isn’t ready to stop celebrating like it’s summer. In fact, September is known for having a surplus of Chicago street festivals held on the weekends throughout the month. The festivals provide the perfect way… [Read More]

Chicago’s North Coast Music Festival 2013

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Although it may be one of the newer and smaller festivals in Chicago, there’s no denying that North Coast Music Festival 2013 is shaping up to be one of the coolest Chicago attractions. The festival that bills itself as “Summer’s Last Stand”… [Read More]

Last Minute Labor Day Vacations


As summer draws to a close and the prospect of the falls looms squarely on the horizon, you might be starting to feel like it all went by too fast, like you didn’t do enough over the past few months. Don’t worry… [Read More]

Labor Day in Chicago


If you decide to head to the Windy City for a Labor Day blowout, there are plenty of extraordinary Chicago Attractions to keep you busy. End the summer in style and head to Chicago for what some consider the last good weekend… [Read More]

Lollapalooza 2013

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What do the Cure, Mumford & Sons, and Nine Inch Nails have in common? Probably not much musically speaking. But one thing all three bands will share is the stage—this weekend at Chicago’s annual music festival Lollapalooza. If you’ve never heard of… [Read More]

Top Chicago Sights and Attractions


The diversity of Chicago attractions means that there’s something for everyone in this vast city where art, culture, history, entertainment, and education intersect. Some of the best museums in the world are located in Chicago, as well as some of the best… [Read More]