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Shark Week at the Shedd Aquarium

Deep in the waters of the earth’s massive oceans, more than 300 species of sharks live in a shroud of mystery and myth. From coral reefs in the Indian Ocean to Caribbean Sea, sharks hunt their prey, scavenge for food, and stealthily… [Read More]

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Chicago Aquariums and Zoos Discounts

Chicago might not be known for its wildlife (unless you count the locals), but that doesn’t mean that you won’t be able to get your animal fix during your visit to the Windy City. There are plenty great Chicago Aquariums and Zoos… [Read More]

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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]

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Chicago Summer Attraction Deals

Despite its nickname, summer in the Windy City can be really, really warm. Keep yourself feeling cool by scoring hot deals on some of the best attractions that Chicago has to offer and beat the heat in more ways than one. The… [Read More]

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Field Museum Discount Tickets

Situated at 400 South Lake Shore Drive near Chicago Harbor, the Field Museum is the centerpiece of a lakefront Museum Campus that also is home to the Adler Planetarium and Shedd Aquarium. The campus’ three attractions are regarded as among the finest… [Read More]

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Things to do in Chicago 4th of July

Although it might be known as the Second City, Chicago is certainly a first-rate place to spend the 4th of July. Known for hot dogs, deep-dish pizza and its loyal sports fans, there’s a lot more to do than simply getting great… [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]

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2012 Taste of Chicago Festival

Summer is all about mouth-watering seasonal food and outdoor family fun. As usual, Chicago is turning up the heat with the Taste of Chicago, “A 4-Star Feastival of Food and Fun.” The famous Taste of Chicago is the world’s largest food festival,… [Read More]

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Step into Spring at the Chicago Flower & Garden Show at Navy Pier

This spring, Chicago’s Navy Pier welcomes back the annual Chicago Flower and Garden Show. What better way to say good-bye to winter and welcome in the sweet smells of spring than with a weeklong celebration of beautiful gardens and inspirational demonstrations? The… [Read More]

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The Amazing Life of Jellies at Shedd Aquarium

It seems impossible that any animal could survive without blood, bones, or brains. Yet jellyfish have been gliding through the oceans for millions of years without any of these three “essentials.” In fact, the body of a jellyfish is 95% water! The… [Read More]