Chicago Traveler Blog

Chicago Traveler Blog

Best Museums in Chicago

Chicago is one of the most historically rich cities in America and its wide variety of museums reflect that! Chicago museums are a reliable year-round way to enjoy this great city on your next vacation.







15 Things to Do Before Summer Ends in Chicago

Summer is quickly coming to a close and with it, the end of enjoying Chicago’s unbeatable weather. Before things are closed and packed up until next year, here are 15 things you need to do to truly enjoy all that Chicago has to offer outside.











What's Going on Over Labor Day Weekend in Chicago

Labor Day marks the official end of summer, but it doesn’t have to be the end of the party. No other city does the Labor Day weekend like Chicago. So grab your flip flops, your friends and enjoy a fabulous weekend full of music, food and fun!







Guide to Chicago Air and Water Show 2014

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Visitors to the Windy City as well as local residents can enjoy the annual Chicago Air and Water Show, held on August 16th through August 17th, 2014.







Best Restaurants for a Hangover Breakfast in Chicago

7/24/14 | by

While a trip to Chicago sounds like all fun and games, there are a few things you need to keep in mind here to prevent needing a vacation day on Monday instead of going back to work post-vacation. For starters, be sure to pack sun screen and shades in the summer. The temperatures can get brutal here and the summer sun has no mercy anywhere you go.







Food Tours Not to Miss this Summer in Chicago

Chicago has many food tours for guests to enjoy. Featured here are six of the top ranked tours. Tongue in cheek, it is said that Chicago has four food groups: pizza, hotdogs, beer, and sweets. All of these can be enjoyed on many of these tours. There are tours for those who prefer more formal dining. Family friendly or adult only tours are available.











Things to do in Chicago When It's Raining

Everyone hopes for the best weather possible when you're on vacation, but when you plan your trip months (or weeks) in advance, you never know just how the weather is going to turn out!







Top Summer Attractions in Chicago

6/18/14 | by

It’s always a good time to be in Chicago, but the summertime yields outside events and fun in the sun. Forget about winter and enjoy all of the outdoors attractions and the blooming gardens and parks.

Pack your bathing suit and cool off in the lake or in the famous fountain spouting water from its walls.