Chicago Traveler Blog

Chicago Traveler Blog

Sentrock's First Pop-Up Exhibit to be Held at Elephant Room Gallery

Sentrock is a young artist who is emerging onto the scene in Chicago. Any visitor to the area who is interested in art that's influenced by the artist's environment will appreciate this unique Pop-Up Exhibition. It will be hosted at the Elephant Room on Saturday, November 22nd and Sunday, November 23rd from 11am to 5pm.







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

11/11/14 | 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.







Celebrating Thanksgiving in Chicago - What's Open and Who's Serving Dinner?

Where do people go for destination Thanksgivings? While New York City is the top destination for Thanksgiving (let's face it, nobody can beat the Macy's Day Parade) Chicago is the 8th most popular destination for Thanksgiving vacations. And why shouldn't it be?







A Guide to Chicago Hotels: Sleep Easy in Chi Town With the Best Lodging Options

10/27/14 | by

The Windy City will blow you away with its incredible attractions, things to do, and iconic places to see, but with so many places to stay it’s hard to decided on a Chicago home base. The most beautiful and comfortable Chicago hotels are waiting for Chicago travelers to lay down heads and rest after long days for exploring the vibrant city of Chicago.







What is There to Do in Chicago When it's Raining?

So you’ve heard Chicago is the Windy City, but who said anything about it being rainy?! Well with wind comes rain, but that doesn’t mean a vacation to Chicago needs to be all hotel room… there are plenty of thing to do in Chicago when it’s gray and rainy! Spring in Chicago does seem to bring with it some spring showers, so enjoy our list of top things to do in Chicago in the rain.







20 Interesting Things About Chicago

10/7/14 | by

Chicago is one of the biggest tourist cities in America, with nearly 40 million people visiting this city per year. There are many things to do in Chicago, and many odd occurrences and strange facts about the Windy City. Here are 20 weird things that will make your visit to Chicago a more memorable one.







The Best Sports Bars in Chicago for Football Fans

Well, it's football season again America. We know that all of you from down South that planned a trip to the Windy City still need to get your fix - the boys don't stop playing just because we had to see the Bean and eat some pizza, do they? So what you're going to need is a sports bar in Chicago!







5 Chicago Guilty Pleasures You Shouldn't Feel Guilty About

We all have our guilty pleasures, don't we? Sugary, fatty foods, reality television, trashy romance novels. We all indulge, and there's nothing wrong with that. Luckily for us though, Chicago has some of the most satisfying guilty pleasures out there that surprisingly lack a lot of guilt (or at least are well worth it!).







Sky's the Limit: 10 Best Views of Chicago's Infamous Skyline

9/16/14 | by

Chicago is one of the biggest cities in the United States and is also one of the most beautiful. The Windy City is home to the Chicago Bears, the deep dish pizza, and boasts one of the most beautiful skylines in the country. You can’t help but be impressed at the sight of the soaring Willis (Sears) Tower and the distinctive CNA Plaza.







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.