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04/14/2017 | by

One of Chicago’s most popular events during the annual Craft Beer Week is the annual Brew Cruise presented by Shoreline Sightseeing and Revolution Brewing. This year the cruise will take place on Thursday May 25, the final night of the 8th annual Craft Beer Week celebration.

What to Do and Where to Stay for Saint Patrick’s Day in Chicago

03/04/2017 | by

It’s that time of the year - so get out your green gear and get ready to watch that lovely Chicago River shine with the color of the Irish. So, what exactly goes on during St. Patty’s Day in Chicago? Only a whole lot of fun - so find the best things to do and places to stay for this year’s famous celebration.

Chow Down with Chicago Dine-Around, Award Winning Chicago Dining Tours

02/24/2017 | by

Chicago Dine-Around provides a unique and interactive progressive dining tour that brings guests to some of Chicago’s best restaurants. Guests travel restaurant to restaurant on a coach bus where they learn interesting facts about Chicago en route.

Love is in the Air all Month Long at Vertiport Chicago VIP Helicopter Tours!

02/14/2017 | by

Celebrate Valentine's Day all month long with a Vertiport Chicago VIP Helicopter Tour! Experience romance in flight as you sweep your Valentine off of their feet and skim Chicago's iconic skyline in a private 12-15 helicopter tour. The "Love is in the Air" special private tour is being offered through February 28 for $400 per couple and includes champagne, chocolate and epic views of Chicago.

Feel the Love with Romantic Things to Do and Places to Stay in Chicago

02/03/2017 | by

Romance is in the air, and with Valentine’s Day coming up Chicago’s list of date ideas is never ending. With the best things to do and places to stay, you’ll be seeing hearts this February during a romantic getaway to the Windy City. Find where to stay in Chicago for Valentine’s Day, and things to do while on vacation to take advantage of the romance of Chicago.

St. Patrick's Day Lunch Cruises Return March 11 at Shoreline Sightseeing

02/03/2017 | by

Shoreline Sightseeing Celebrates St. Patrick's Day with 11th Annual Lunch Cruises; on Saturday, March 11

St Patrick’s Day in Chicago: 5 Tips for Travelers

01/18/2017 | by

Are you thinking about spending St. Patrick’s Day in Chicago? Great idea! With one of the largest St. Patrick’s Day celebrations in the U.S., Chicago is the ideal place to celebrate St. Pat’s. Whether you’re celebrating your Irish heritage or just joining in the fun, here are some top activities to make the most of your trip.

Two Warm Winter Ways to Wander Chicago with Chicago Detours

01/08/2017 | by

By Amanda Scotese, founder of Chicago Detours.

Tis the Season to Enjoy the Best Tours! Try a Chicago Holiday Tour

12/10/2016 | by

In a city packed with tours it’s hard to choose the best one...especially during the holiday seasons! But the editors of have put together a guide to the best tours available during the holiday season so there's no need to be overwhelmed by all the choices! From iconic architecture tours, to boat tours and tasty food tours, don’t miss the best tours for the holidays.

Think it’s too Cold Outside for Outdoor Activities? Think Again.

11/21/2016 | by

If you’re like us, you love any fun, physical activity that comes with being outdoors, so don’t let these bitter cold months keep you in hibernation. Try lacing up some skates and taking a spin on the ice at one of the best ice skating rinks in Chicago!