Published: Fri, 09 Dec 2016 11:17:41 +0000
2016-12-09T11:17:41Zclass="no-js" itemscope itemtype="http://schema.org/Article" > itemprop="description" > ZooLights
2016-12-09T11:17:41ZThere is no shortage of glowing and twinkling strands of lights in Chicago. Here are some of the best places to see Christmas lights in the city.
2016-12-09T11:17:41ZFrom posh tea parties to family-friendly events, here's where you should celebrate the holiday season in Chicago.
2016-12-09T11:17:41ZWant some expensive looking threads at bargain prices or great discounts on discontinued items? Here is a guide to Chicagoland's top outlet malls.
2016-12-09T11:17:41ZHere is everything you need to know for a great time during your Chicago stay in January 2017, including the Chicago Cubs Convention.
2016-12-09T11:17:41ZLincoln Park Zoo is one of the oldest wildlife habitats in the United States. Boasting magnificent grounds and a spectacular children's zoo, this venerable institution should definitely be on your list for required stops on your visit to Chicago.
2016-12-09T11:17:41Zclass="no-js" itemscope itemtype="http://schema.org/Article" > itemprop="description" >Holiday Magic
2016-12-09T11:17:41ZFrom romantic rendezvous to ethnic celebrations, here is everything you need to know for a great time during your Chicago stay in February 2017.
2016-12-09T11:17:41ZEverything you need to know for a great time during your Chicago stay in November
2016-12-09T11:17:41ZTravel 50 miles to experience Huntley Outlet Center, which boasts more than 50 stores with brand name merchandise.
2016-12-09T11:17:41ZFor those looking for high-energy celebrations or low-key dinners, these Chicago restaurants serve up festive feasts during the holiday season.
2016-12-09T11:17:41ZLet's talk tipping because every city has its own rules and Chicago is no different.
2016-12-09T11:17:41ZFrom Buckingham Fountain to President Obama's beautiful Hyde Park home, Chicago boasts a number of awesome attractions you don't want to miss.
2016-12-09T11:17:41ZGet ready for the last 28 performances of a Chicago holiday tradition, with this season under the direction of Tony award-winning director Christopher Wheeldon.
2016-12-09T11:17:41ZThe outdoor shopping center offers more than 140 designer stores such as Armani Outlet, Coach, Saks Fifth Avenue Off 5th and Michael Kors.
2016-12-09T11:17:41ZThis Christmas holiday market takes place in Daley Plaza from Thanksgiving to Christmas, and offers unique crafts and gifts for sale, a variety of entertainment, as well as German food and drinks.
2016-12-09T11:17:41ZThe brainchild of former Mayor Richard M. Daley, Millennium Park is the largest public space within the
2016-12-09T11:17:41ZO'Hare International Airport provides connections to more cities, more often than any other airport in the world.
2016-12-09T11:17:41ZThis customized, two-and-a-half hour trolley tour is a great way to see all the city's sights in holiday splendor.
2016-12-09T11:17:41ZFrom the Langham Chicago to Waldorf Astoria, here's where to indulge in holiday high tea--classic and contemporary--in Chicago.
2016-12-09T11:17:41ZBrookfield Zoo gets into the Halloween spirit with Boo! at the Zoo, a family friendly event that's held the last weekends in October.
2016-12-09T11:17:41ZChristmas dinner in Chicago doesn't have to consist of a hot dog from the convenience store next to your hotel. A number of Chicago restaurants are open for Christmas Day and Christmas Eve, offering a wide array of options.
2016-12-09T11:17:41ZThe Art Institute of Chicago is one of the world's premier art museums, housing a collection that spans 5,000 years.
2016-12-09T11:17:41ZFind out what's on the menu at Chicago restaurants for Thanksgiving whether you're looking to grab and go or dine in.
2016-12-09T11:17:41ZChicago's Museum Campus is the official name for an area that is home to the Field Museum, Shedd Aquarium, Adler Planetarium and Soldier Field.
2016-12-09T11:17:41ZMore than 100,000 people lace up their skates each season and hit the ice in the picturesque environment of Millennium Park.
2016-12-09T11:17:41ZMidway Airport, located on Chicago's southwest side, is smaller and some may say easier to deal with than O'Hare International Airport.
2016-12-09T11:17:41ZHere's an extensive overview of Chicago's trains and bus public transportation system, which will help you navigate the city like a local resident.
2016-12-09T11:17:41Zclass="no-js" itemscope itemtype="http://schema.org/Article" > itemprop="description" >Winter Wonderfest
2016-12-09T11:17:41ZThe Museum of Science and Industry is the largest science museum in the Western Hemisphere and a lot of fun for both kids and adults.
2016-12-09T11:17:41Z45 miles north of Chicago, Gurnee Mills Outlet Mall has something for everyone. For the kids, attractions include the Reptile Zoo, Rainforest Cafe, Disney Store, Rink Side Sports and cineplex. And of course over 200 outlet stores for the grownups. Gurnee Mills Outlet Mall is one of the most popular tourist attractions in Chicago.
2016-12-09T11:17:41ZOur selections cover all the bases of Chicago's best brunches, from appropriate family-friendly finds to flawless chef-driven destinations.
2016-12-09T11:17:41ZWith its cage-less displays and unique exhibits, Brookfield Zoo is only 15 minutes from downtown Chicago.
2016-12-09T11:17:41ZWhen I travel I actually prefer to try and somewhat blend in, know a little bit about the city I'm going to, and get more of a feel of the local color. So if you're like me, here are my tips for how not to act like a tourist in Chicago.
2016-12-09T11:17:41ZHere are some of the best Chicago attractions for kids in the preschool and younger set, including Legoland Discovery Center and Shedd Aquarium.
2016-12-09T11:17:41ZThe first fully enclosed designer outlet mall built in the Chicago area for more than two decades, the Fashion Outlets of Chicago offers more than 130 stores and is only minutes from O’Hare International Airport.
2016-12-09T11:17:41ZThe Navy Pier Beer Garden is a great place to stop and take a break, offering food, drinks, live music, and a remarkable view of Lake Michigan.
2016-12-09T11:17:41ZFrom opening day games for the Cubs and White Sox to Chicago Chef Week, here is everything you need to know for a great time during your Chicago stay in April.
2016-12-09T11:17:41ZFrom two St. Paddy's Day parades to where to go celebrate National Noodle Month, here is everything you need to know for a great time during your Chicago stay in March.
2016-12-09T11:17:41ZIn Brief: The Elysian Chicago hotel opened in 2009 and quickly made a lot of people's short list for
2016-12-09T11:17:41ZWe gather some of the very best sushi restaurants in Chicago that are guaranteed to impress even the most discerning diner.
2016-12-09T11:17:41ZEstablished as the preeminent source to discovering the history of Chicago and its people, this institution is in the Lincoln Park/Old Town area.
2016-12-09T11:17:41ZA number of ice rinks are set up in the winter months near downtown for Chicago residents and travelers.
2016-12-09T11:17:41ZThe annual exhibit runs throughout the holiday season and showcases more than 50 trees decorated by various ethnic groups throughout Chicago.
2016-12-09T11:17:41ZChicago's Navy Pier turns itself into a " Winter Wonderfest " each Christmas season, featuring a number
2016-12-09T11:17:41ZGo Chicago Card is a great way to save some money - and some time - if you plan on doing a whirlwind tour of Chicago attractions.
2016-12-09T11:17:41ZOne of the biggest thrills in Schaumburg is Legoland Discovery Center, which allows kids to channel all their creative energy in a positive manner.
2016-12-09T11:17:41ZLocated just east of downtown on Lake Michigan, Navy Pier offers scores of entertainment and dining options, making it one of Chicago's top tourist attractions.
2016-12-09T11:17:41ZThe Admiral Theatre is an all-nude strip club on Chicago's Northwest Side.
2016-12-09T11:17:41ZSoaring at 110 stories tall, the Willis Tower (formerly the Sears Tower) is the tallest building in North America and remains a huge tourist attraction, namely due to its Skydeck observatory offering a view of Chicago at 1,353 feet (412 meters).
2016-12-09T11:17:41ZWe've compiled a great list of top fireplace destinations to visit in the city. In other words, they bring the heat in more ways than one.
2016-12-09T11:17:41ZFrom family-focused swimming holes to a few serving cocktails poolside, here are the best in Chicago.
2016-12-09T11:17:41ZVIP's Gentlemen's Club is an upscale adult cabaret, and the only one within city limits with a full liquor bar.
2016-12-09T11:17:41ZThis is the barbershop transformed into a destination spot for tourists exploring the President's Chicago neighborhood.
2016-12-09T11:17:41ZThe Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum is based in Lincoln Park.
2016-12-09T11:17:41ZThe concept of a jewelry. Chicago Travel.
2016-12-09T11:17:41ZHere are some ways you can take a Chicago gangster tour and immerse yourself into the world of the likes of Al Capone and John Dillinger.
2016-12-09T11:17:41ZAn icon of Chicago's stunning Museum Campus, the John G. Shedd Aquarium features several permanent exhibitions such as Abbott Oceanarium.
2016-12-09T11:17:41ZJohn Hancock Observatory may not be the highest in Chicago, but soaring at 1,000 feet above the Windy City it still offers breathtaking views of the city and lake.
2016-12-09T11:17:41ZWhile many of Chicago's museums and attractions every so often have "free days," there are a number of
2016-12-09T11:17:41ZFrom memorable tasting menus to chefs boasting James Beard awards and Michelin stars, here are the very best fine-dining restaurants in Chicago.
2016-12-09T11:17:41ZChicago's annual celebration of its rich culinary scene takes place at restaurants downtown, in local neighborhoods and in the suburbs.
2016-12-09T11:17:41ZChicago is a main hub for Amtrak trains coming from all parts of the U.S.. Here is an overview of which train routes travel to and through Chicago.
2016-12-09T11:17:41ZFrom free theatrical productions to cruising all over town for $9 a day, these activities are certain to put a smile on everybody's faces.
2016-12-09T11:17:41ZThe Chicago City Pass is a great way to save some money if you plan on doing a whirlwind tour of Chicago attractions. At most of them, the City Pass also allows you to skip long lines.
2016-12-09T11:17:41Zclass="no-js" itemscope itemtype="http://schema.org/Article" > itemprop="description" >Field Museum in
2016-12-09T11:17:41ZGet ready for approximately 300 stores and restaurants within the confines of Woodfield Mall, set in the northwestern suburb of Chicago.
2016-12-09T11:17:41ZThe Windy City boasts some of the most innovative ramen shops around, whether one is looking for an authentic experience or contemporary alternative with attitude.
2016-12-09T11:17:41ZWhere To Dine In Chicago For Christmas Eve, Christmas
2016-12-09T11:17:41ZThe Noble Horse Carriage Rides are a fun way to tour the North Michigan Avenue shopping district.
2016-12-09T11:17:41ZHere are several places around town where you can find a classic Chicago-style hot dog, plus more encased meats with lots of creativity.
2016-12-09T11:17:41ZFrom the Magnificent Mile to the Chicago River, we showcase the Windy City's most spectacular hotel room views.
2016-12-09T11:17:41ZGrand buffets, Easter egg hunts and more are on tap for Easter brunch celebrations in Chicago.
2016-12-09T11:17:41ZThese Spots Keep It Spicy, From Margaritas To Mole
2016-12-09T11:17:41ZThe Museum of Contemporary Art in Chicago opened in 1967, and since settling into its permanent home just off Michigan Avenue in the shadow of the John Hancock building its become a premier museum for contemporary art in Chicago.
2016-12-09T11:17:41ZEverything You Need To Know For A Great Time During Your Stay In Chicago In May 2016.
2016-12-09T11:17:41ZHershey's Chicago knew exactly what they were doing when this location was selected. Situated across from the historic Water Tower and in the heart of Michigan Avenue shopping, it's the perfect place to offer up as a bribe when dragging junior around from boutique to boutique.
2016-12-09T11:17:41ZIKEA in Schaumburg, Illinois, located just 20 minutes outside of Chicago city limits, is a popular store location for the famous global retailer, drawing in tourists from all over the world visiting Chicago and wanting to shop for modular housewares.
2016-12-09T11:17:41ZPresident Barack Obama's house in Chicago has become quite the hot spot since he was elevated to leader of the free world.
2016-12-09T11:17:41ZThis venerable talk-show trashfest has been taping since its inception in Chicago, and is loads of fun.
2016-12-09T11:17:41ZChicago's Magnificent Mile Lights Festival -- a.k.a. the "Chicago Christmas Parade" -- kicks off the
2016-12-09T11:17:41ZThe following Chicago stores cater to men and offer gems worth checking out, whether you’re shopping for yourself or for someone else.
2016-12-09T11:17:41ZWe've gathered 10 Chicago favorites guaranteed to make your entire family happy, from a few classic restaurants to newer attractions.
2016-12-09T11:17:41ZOpened May 26, 1927, the Buckingham Fountain has become one of the Windy City's top attractions, and arguably competes with the Sears Tower as Chicago's most famous landmark.
2016-12-09T11:17:41ZThe best of Chicago's Mag Mile includes a number of luxury boutiques, art galleries, historical landmarks, hotels, restaurants and drinking establishments.
2016-12-09T11:17:41ZThe Shedd Aquarium has a number of free days throughout the year when they waive the general admission for visitors.
2016-12-09T11:17:41ZEverything You Need To Know For A Great Time During Your Stay in July 2014.
2016-12-09T11:17:41ZEverything you need to know for a great time during your stay in August, including details on the Chicago Air & Water Show, Bud Billiken Parade.
2016-12-09T11:17:41Zclass="no-js" itemscope itemtype="http://schema.org/Article" > itemprop="description" >Adler Planetarium
2016-12-09T11:17:41ZMany Chicago museums offer free days throughout the year when general admission is no charge to one and all.
2016-12-09T11:17:41ZPeople take notice when you mention Michelin-starred restaurants , so when the famed tire company and
2016-12-09T11:17:41ZStage Bites: Where to dine, drink before & after shows in Chicago
2016-12-09T11:17:41ZRing in the New Year your way, your style, whether you're celebrating on a budget, in luxury, with the family, with a big group or with a significant other.
2016-12-09T11:17:41ZWater Tower Place is one of the shopping anchors along Chicago's famed Magnificent Mile shopping district.
2016-12-09T11:17:41ZAnnual Windy City gourmet fest extends to a second week.
2016-12-09T11:17:41ZThose not familiar with the vastness of Lake Michigan will be very surprised by the fact that Chicago beaches are miles long and just might make you wonder if you've somehow been transported to the west coast.
2016-12-09T11:17:41ZThese classic and trendy establishments--known throughout Chicago--serve up authentic Windy City experiences at Midway and O'Hare airports.
2016-12-09T11:17:41ZFrom a Jamaican-inspired staycation to a private helicopter tour for two, a number of properties offer the coolest packages in the Windy City.
2016-12-09T11:17:41ZGo off the beaten path and visit some of Chicago's most unusual museums and galleries. They vary from one celebrating Puerto Rican culture to the world's only Vietnam Veterans Art Museum.
2016-12-09T11:17:41ZHot Tix Chicago was put together by The League of Chicago Theatres, a not-for-profit service that offers a half-price discount on theater tickets.