Chicago Traveler Blog

Chicago Traveler Blog

Top 5 Romantic Date Ideas to Celebrate This Spring in Chicago

03/26/2014 | by

Love is in the air, spring has sprung, and now is the time to hold hands and meander down the lakefront trail. Don’t let the longer than usual cold weather deter you from snuggling up with a sweetheart, just grab a hot cocoa and enjoy the most romantic city there is! Spring is known to be the most romantic season, so enjoy a trip with a loved one.


Chicago Breweries You Can't Miss - A Goldmine of Spots with the Best Suds in Chicago

03/23/2014 | by

For individuals planning a trip to the city of Chicago—or for residents simply wish to diversify their knowledge of the social scene on offer—the best way to build an easy relationship with this charming metropolis is through its food and drink.


Cheapest Things to Do in Chicago - Guide to the Windy City on a Budget

03/19/2014 | by

The Windy City is one of the top travel destinations in the USA, and with attractions such as Navy Pier, Willis (formerly Sears) Tower and world renowned tours it’s not a surprise. Rather than breaking out the big bucks, why not explore the city on a budget? Save the dough for the next trip.


How to Get Around Chicago When on Vacation

03/11/2014 | by

Chicago is one of those places you could visit a thousand times and still find things to do and enjoy unique and interesting experiences. If you don’t live locally, you probably flew in, and are now wondering how to get around in Chicago. Don’t miss out on any of the attractions that make the Windy City one of a kind, and use this guide to transportation in Chicago.


Laugh it up at the Lincoln Lodge - Chicago’s funniest comedy club!

03/05/2014 | by

Trying to find Chicago’s best stand up comedy show? Look no further than The Lincoln Lodge! Every Friday night The Lincoln Lodge puts on a show that have Chicagoans and Chicago travelers holding their sides - with some of Chicago’s funniest comics.


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.


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.