Art Institute of Chicago

Art Institute of Chicago Opens “Onchi Koshiro” Exhibit

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]

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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]

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Chicago Vegan Cuisine

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]


Cheap US Summer Vacation Trips

The summer is upon us, and with it comes the glimmer of wanderlust: the desire to get out there and travel. It must be something about the warm nights and long days that finds us all with the urge to get up… [Read More]

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Shedd Aquarium Discount Tickets

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

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]

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Chicago Cubs Opening Day

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]

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Chicago Winter Tours

Thinking about a quick trip to Chicago, but not sure how to make the most of a one-day jaunt? Chicago is city rich in art, architecture, and history, but it can be tough to decide what to see and where to go…. [Read More]


Top Chicago Family Attractions

A short day-trip or weekend getaway to Chicago can be the perfect mini-escape for families that live in the area. While longer vacations are great, short stays in Chicago are more affordable and convenient—and can provide the same family binding experience set… [Read More]


Christmas in Chicago: The Christkindlmarket Tradition

If you’ve ever spent Christmas in Chicago, you know it’s a magical time full of unique and exciting events. If you haven’t experienced it yet, there’s no time like the present to check it out. One of our favorite Chicago festivities is… [Read More]