Chicago Attractions

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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“Paris Street; Rainy Day” Returns to Art Institute of Chicago

Big news in the Chicago art world this season! After undergoing months of restorative work, “Paris Street; Rainy Day” returns to the Art Institute of Chicago this May. The longtime favorite and a centerpiece of the Art Institute’s extensive Impressionist holdings, “Paris… [Read More]

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Chicago Tourism Discounts

While many of us have been to Chicago at some point or another, whether just passing through O’Hare or to attend one of the many annual festivals, if you haven’t taken the time to truly explore Chicago, you’re missing out. Let’s take… [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]


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]

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Chicago Fall Weekend Activities

As I mentioned in a previous post, Chicago is one of my favorite places to visit in fall. September, October, and November show off the best of Chicago’s unique culture and beautiful scenery, from the city skyline to the lush landscaped parks…. [Read More]

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Best Field Trip Attractions in Chicago

When it comes to school field trips, I would love to be a kid in Chicago. The number of world-class educational attractions in Chicago is unbelievable—and all of them are every bit as entertaining as they are enlightening. Name a subject and… [Read More]

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Chicago Street Festivals in September

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]