Chicago Traveler Blog

Chicago Traveler Blog

Chicago Craft Beer Week May 2013: Where to Go and What Not to Miss

05/02/2013 | by

Drink up Chicago, it's time for Craft Beer Week 2013!

Chicago Craft Beer Week runs from May 16 - 26, 2013.

Chicago Chocolate Tours: A Great Way to Satisfy a Sweet Tooth in Chicago

05/01/2013 | by

For a unique activity for your next trip to the Windy City, Chicago Chocolate Tours offer fantastic tours that will not only solve your sweet craving, but provide a fun way to learn about the history of this delicacy and its place in this city's food landscape.

Steve's Segway Tours: Scavenger Hunts, Challenges and Tons of Fun!

05/01/2013 | by

Experience all that Chicago has to offer on one of the most fun and cutting edge transportation modes available - a segway! With Steve’s Segway Tours, you’ll manage to squeeze a ton of sightseeing while you're in the city, and there are a variety of fun ways to do it.

9 Things You Probably Didn’t Know About Chicago

04/22/2013 | by

When many people think of Chicago, they think of deep dish pizzas, comedy, beaches and sports. Why wouldn't they? These are all some of the Windy City's best features, but there’s a little more to the story than just that.

See Chicago from Above in a Fantastic Helicopter Tour

04/18/2013 | by

Chicago is a city that is renowned for its stunning skyline architecture and picturesque location on the banks of Lake Michigan. As breathtaking as any tour around the Windy City is, imagine if that imagery was magnified and made even more beautiful to look at...

Headquarters Beercade Offers a Fun Twist on the Traditional Night Out in Chicago

04/16/2013 | by

Chicago is renowned for having some of the best nightlife in the country, and the Chicago Headquarters Beercade has quickly established itself as the go-to destination in Lakeview for a Windy City night out that combines creative and affordable drinks with fantastically fun free arcade games.

Weird Chicago Tours Offer a Fascinating Glimpse At the City’s Dark Side

03/28/2013 | by

Chicago is a city filled with fantastic tourist attractions and wonderful architecture, a beautiful skyline and delicious food. These are the things that many people enjoy seeing on the tours of Chicago, but the tourists that stick to the daytime tours of the top attractions are missing out on a huge part of Chicago's appeal.

The Playground Theater: A Top Chicago Comedy Venue

03/25/2013 | by

Chicago has a storied history of improvisation comedy groups making the Windy City their home. From lauded groups like Second City, to staples like the Annoyance Theatre and improvised musicals like Baby Wants Candy, aspiring comedians have always been drawn to Chicago for the wealth of opportunities to make an audience laugh out loud at some made-up on the spot material.

Questing For Shangri-La: A New Show at Chicago's Annoyance Theatre

03/21/2013 | by

The Annoyance Theatre is the Chicago destination for an evening that is guaranteed to be filled with humor and laughter. And guess what? They've got a new show coming out very soon!

Chicago Beer Experience Tours

03/20/2013 | by

If “beer is proof that God loves us and wants us to be happy” then Chicago may just be heaven on earth. Right? There are tons of local breweries in Chicago, and if you haven’t been to Chicago for a tasting, chances are you’ve probably still had one, because they’re on tap at bars throughout the country. When you do come to Chi-Town though, trying a few of the local brews is a must.