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Chicago's Waxwing Puzzle Company will make you feel like a kid again!

02/20/2014 | by

Who says we have to grow up? Not Waxwing Puzzle Company. Go back to simpler times and enjoy the rush of finding that first clue in the treasure hunt, or that feeling that comes when you’ve made a necessary alliance when all that seems to matter is that flag on the enemy line.


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

02/03/2014 | 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.


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

01/31/2014 | 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 2014 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.


Two Warm Winter Ways to Wander Chicago with Chicago Detours

01/20/2014 | by

By Amanda Scotese, founder of Chicago Detours.


Explore the Windy City in Style with Steve’s Segway Tours in Chicago

01/14/2014 | by

With so much rich Chicago history waiting to be discovered, why not make it fun and explore the city by segway! Steve’s Segway Tours is the best way to explore the Windy City while learning about its incredible past. Steve Beier, owner of Steve’s Segway Tours, brings Chicago a unique and interesting way to visit attractions and learn about all the incredible things Chicago has to offer.


Escape the Cold in Chicago: Best Indoor Things to Do This Winter

01/06/2014 | by

Chicago in the winter can be chilly, but it also brings with it incredible winter activities, and excuses to bundle up and enjoy inside activities. With that famous Chicago wind chilling the air, be sure to keep warm and head indoors with the top indoor attractions until the weather lightens up a little.


Headquarters Beercade Makes Drinking Beer Even Better

12/19/2013 | by

Beer is good. Arcade games make you feel better about yourself (just bring a friend who you know is bad at Space Invaders). A combo of the two makes for an incredible night, so grab your opponent (or make a new nemesis), and head to Headquarters Beercade in Lakeview.


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

12/10/2013 | by

In a city packed with tours it’s hard to choose the best one...especially during the holiday seasons! But the editors of ChicagoTraveler.com 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.


The 13th Annual Winter WonderFest at Navy Pier presented by Bank of America Opens Today!

12/06/2013 | by

Experience Chicago’s favorite wintertime tradition with more than 25 rides, attractions and free entertainment!

WHAT:

The 13th Annual Winter WonderFest at Navy Pier presented by Bank of America opens tomorrow, December 6, with over 170,000 square feet of wintertime fun!

WHEN:

Friday, December 6, 2013 – Sunday, January 12, 2014 (Closed on Christmas Day)


The Ha-Ha-Ha Holiday Guide to The Second City & UP Comedy Club

12/02/2013 | by

By Kiley Peters, Online Marketing Manager for The Second City