Chicago Traveler Blog

Chicago Traveler Blog

The Best Haunts of Halloween: Chicago Halloween Things to Do That Make Us Jump (for joy)

10/25/2013 | by

With one more week to go, we think the best scares are yet to come. From the best haunted houses in the nation, to Chicagoween, to pub crawls, this last week have us screaming for more. We wish Chicago Halloween could last forever (let’s move to Nightmare Before Christmas’ Halloweentown), but pretty soon Chicago will be overrun by turkeys, so let’s make this last week one to remember!

Boogie Down at Upcoming Chicago Concerts: Best Chicago Concerts this Fall

10/18/2013 | by

Blue suede shoes or not, upcoming Chicago concerts will get you boogying down. The next month boasts an incredible mix of music; from old school classics and ethereal 90's jams, to recent additions to the music scene. If Halloween doesn’t tire you out, get those dancing shoes on and groove to upcoming Chicago concerts.

Get Creative this Halloween with Chicago Moon Walks

10/10/2013 | by

We are getting sick of the same old thing, a haunted house with grandpa waiting behind a tree (we can always see his bald head glistening in the moon) and trying to scare everyone. This year let’s get creative and throw an awesome Chicago halloween party by renting one of the incredible party supply items provided by Chicago Moon Walks.

The Diner's Delight: Benny's Chop House Exceeds Expectations

10/02/2013 | by

Everybody knows what it’s like to sit down with a big delicious steak, but not everyone knows the extent to which Benny’s Chop House goes to make sure each meal is perfectly prepared and delivered. Paired with an extremely impressive beverage list, the menu at Benny’s Chop House is nothing short of glowing.

8fifty8: Everything you Ever Wanted in Chicago Nightlife

09/25/2013 | by

Anyone in Chicago looking for the best night out on the town needs to make 8fifty8 the go- to spot. Chicago nightlife in general is pretty incredible, but 8fifty8 takes it to another level with events that cannot be missed. If you want to feel like a celebrity (and maybe even party with a few), than 8fifty8 is the place to be.

Fly High Over Chicago with Air 1 Charter Services

09/19/2013 | by

There is no other way to see Chicago than to be soaring high above it in a helicopter. Well, there are other ways, but they aren’t nearly as exhilarating and memorable. Air 1 Charter Service offers incredible options for tours, charter flights, and excitement!

Cook Au Vin: Take a Cooking Class and Learn to Do as The French Do

09/18/2013 | by

People always say you can either cook, or you can’t. Cook Au Vin is disproving that with incredible cooking classes in Chicago for people of all walks of life. French fusion catering and cooking classes in Chicago makes Cook Au Vin one of the most original and interesting things to do in Chicago for both locals and tourists.

Blast into the air with Chicago FlyBoard Rentals!

09/04/2013 | by

We can’t imagine anything more awesome than being blasted into the air by a jet of water propelling you higher and higher. Shooting into the sky is an exhilarating way to spend a day in Chicago, and with warm weather still around for some time, now is the perfect time to try this unbelievably fun sport.

Test Your Balance with Chicago Paddle Rentals

09/03/2013 | by

It seems like the whole world has been going nuts for stand up paddle boarding, so we recommend hopping on a board and testing your balance! Chicago Paddle Rental gets Chicago vacationers and locals out in the water and up on a SUP board! Chicago Paddle Rentals doesn’t stop at boards, and offers great deals for hobie kayaks (some even with sails!).

Get Out on the Water with Chicago Jet Ski Rentals

08/29/2013 | by

Exploring around Lake Michigan could not be more exhilarating than when done flying on a Jet Ski, so take advantage of the remaining warm days and rent a jet ski with Chicago Jet Ski Rentals. This Labor Day weekend will be one to remember and the whole family will be talking about the jet ski adventure for weeks to come!