Chicago Traveler Blog

Chicago Traveler Blog

Bike and Roll Chicago

05/02/2013 | by

Chicago is one of the most bikeable city’s in the country, and for travelers who want to see the Chicago’s beautiful lakefront and top attractions, there’s hardly a better way to get around than hopping on a bike and strolling down along the 18 miles of car-free bike paths.

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.

10 Reasons We Love Baseball Season in Chicago

03/25/2013 | by

Spring is here, and with that brings America’s favorite past time! Chicago is lucky because we get not one, but two baseball teams to cheer on every baseball season. Of course, most people don’t cheer for the White Sox and the Cubs, but we get double the action all season long, and two teams bring in more Chicago Travelers than just one would!