Chicago Traveler Blog

Chicago Traveler Blog

Top 5 Reasons to Attend the Chicago Jazz Festival 2012

This year marks the 34th annual Chicago Jazz Festival and it might just be the best one yet! Taking place during Labor Day weekend each year, this festival is a must-see if you're in the area.







Chicago Bears Season 2012

8/8/12 | by

It feels like it's been ages since we've actually been able to see our favorite NFL team (the Bears!!) in a match. That's why we're so stoked that the Preseason Opener 2012 is this Thursday, August 9th, and then just a month away the Season Opener itself will take place September 9th!







Eat Your Way Through Chi-Town - Food Tours in Chicago to Make Even the Pickiest Foodie Swoon

Chicago is one of the coolest cities in the world. It has a modern metropolitan vibe, an exceedingly rich cultural history and tons of classy attractions and things to do that tourists from all over the world can't get enough of.







Staying Cool in Chicago - How to Deal With Rising Summer Temperatures on Your Next Chicago Vacation

7/25/12 | by

Have you noticed this summer feels a little hotter than it did in the past? Well a recent study has found that Chicago truly is getting hotter. But don't let that deter you from booking your next trip to Chicagoland!







It's National Picnic Month Chicago! Here Are Our Favorite Chicago Picnic Spots

7/11/12 | by

The record-breaking heat in Chicago this month only reinforces what we know is true - it's time for picnics in Chicago! Even if the weather was not a convenient excuse to get out and enjoy the beautiful Chicago outdoor scenery, July is National Picnic Month and Americans all over the country are packing up their baskets, finding a great park and spreading out delicious and fun picnics.







Chicago Street Artist Brings Monopoly to the Sidewalks

7/5/12 | by

Have you ever felt like life is just a giant board game? Well the street artist "Bored" certainly seems to think so! As early as April of this year giant Monopoly-style board game pieces have been discovered on the streets of Chicago by locals and tourists strolling around the area. 







Best Broadway in Chicago | Current and Upcoming Broadway Shows in Chicago

6/21/12 | by

Summer is the season of tourism and what better way to enjoy an evening in Chicago than catching a fun musical or play? Sit down in the cool theater and feel the excitement as the spotlights flash on and the curtain begins to rise.