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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


This Year’s Hottest Selection of New Year’s Eve Hotel Parties to Attend When the Ball Drops

11/27/2013 | by

New Year’s Eve in Chicago is bustling with things to do to celebrate the end of 2013, but for those 21 and older we recommend Chicago hotel parties to ring in the New Year. New Year’s Eve in Chicago brings an array of incredible hotel parties, but there are so many to choose from! Try our guide to this year’s Chicago hotel parties and enjoy a New Year’s Eve in Chicago you won’t forget.


Don’t Miss This Year’s Magnificent Mile Lights Festival: Here’s What’s Going On for 2013

11/21/2013 | by

Every year Chicagoans and Chicago visitors congregate in Chicago’s famous Magnificent Mile for the season’s big Mag Mile Lights Festival, and this year is no exception! Bring the kids and your best holiday spirit to this year’s festivities happening this weekend.


Fresh Out of the Oven: La Boulangerie Keeps Chicagoans Happy with Tasty Treats

11/11/2013 | by

Happiness is fresh and warm bread on a chilly Chicago afternoon. Teleport yourself to France with the cozy Chicago bakery, La Boulangerie. From their origin at the Logan Square Farmer’s Market, La Boulangerie now boasts two locations and possibility for further growth.