For those visiting Chicago in spring, these awesome wine festivals are sure to get you tipsy while helping you explore local culture through the palate.
Touted as “The Nation’s Largest Sketch Comedy Festival,” those who enjoy offbeat performances and cutting edge shows won’t want to miss the annual Chicago Sketch Comedy Festival. Taking place this year from Jan. 8-18, 2015, at Stage 773 — a theater known for supporting all types of creative arts — attendees can expect 1,000+ performers across almost […]
What better way to celebrate the season than with a fun festival? Chicago’s Winter Wonderfest is an annual occurrence that people look forward to all year. Featuring an indoor ice skating rink, amusement park rides (including an indoor Ferris wheel!), a zipline, a train, slides, a carousel, a bouncy castle and all the wonders that come with a carnival. The best part? It’s indoors at Navy Pier, so you’ll be shielded from the elements.
One of the best things about fall is the beautiful colors that come with it. Immersing yourself in the reds, oranges and yellows of the changing leafs can truly be a serene and awakening experience. Luckily, Chicago has numerous opportunities to do just this. To help you plan a colorful trip, here are some great fall foliage trips around Chicago.
Halloween is one of the most popular holidays in Chicago with adults and children alike. Right up there with St Patrick’s Day, it seems to take over the city for not just a single day, but for a whole weekend, or even an entire week! As much as the post-college crowd like to celebrate in costume at bars throughout the Windy City, there are plenty of family-friendly activities to enjoy as well.
As a resident of Chicago, I am always excited to take a step back and be a tourist in my own backyard for a few hours or even a whole day. The Viator VIP: Willis Skydeck Early Access, Trolley City Tour and Chicago River Cruise gave me a chance to do just that.