Chicago Traveler Blog

Chicago Traveler Blog

Best Way to Get Buzzed on a Budget? Chicago BYOB Restaurants!

7/11/13 | by

While eating out and sipping on cocktails goes hand in hand, ordering drinks at a restaurant can get expensive. Fortunately for us boozers out there, Chicago has some bizarre liquor laws that have made way for a low-cost liquid loophole: BYOB.







Spice of Life Tours - A Culinary Excursion Through Chicago's Little India

Devon Avenue is one of the most multicultural streets in Chicago. Often referred to as “Little India”, the neighborhood has a variety of food and culture to offer visitors and locals alike. This one of a kind tour walks you through all of the South Asian flavors of Devon Avenue.







Bike and Roll Chicago

Chicago is one of the most bikeable city’s in the country, and for travelers who want to see the Chicago’s beautiful lakefront and top attractions, there’s hardly a better way to get around than hopping on a bike and strolling down along the 18 miles of car-free bike paths.







Chicago Craft Beer Week May 2013: Where to Go and What Not to Miss

5/2/13 | by

Drink up Chicago, it's time for Craft Beer Week 2013!

Chicago Craft Beer Week runs from May 16 - 26, 2013.







9 Things You Probably Didn’t Know About Chicago

4/22/13 | by

When many people think of Chicago, they think of deep dish pizzas, comedy, beaches and sports. Why wouldn't they? These are all some of the Windy City's best features, but there’s a little more to the story than just that.







See Chicago from Above in a Fantastic Helicopter Tour

Chicago is a city that is renowned for its stunning skyline architecture and picturesque location on the banks of Lake Michigan. As breathtaking as any tour around the Windy City is, imagine if that imagery was magnified and made even more beautiful to look at...







Chicago Beer Experience Tours

If “beer is proof that God loves us and wants us to be happy” then Chicago may just be heaven on earth. Right? There are tons of local breweries in Chicago, and if you haven’t been to Chicago for a tasting, chances are you’ve probably still had one, because they’re on tap at bars throughout the country. When you do come to Chi-Town though, trying a few of the local brews is a must.







Happy Birthday Chicago! Where to Celebrate a Birthday in Chicago, Yours or Chi-Town's

Yep, today Chicago turns 176 years old. Who would have guessed? There are birthdya festivities going on throughout the town!







Which of the Chicago Boat Tours is Best for You?

Whether you're in the Windy City for the first time ever, or you're a regular in these parts, you can't go wrong spending a few hours spent on a boat tour! There are tours for everyone here, after all. First timers will enjoy the brunch cruises or high-speed boat tours that give you a great look at the city skyline and entertaining stories about the city's history and architecture.







Are You Ready for Baconfest 2013? Tickets Go on Sale Tomorrow!

2/19/13 | by

When you come to Chicago, you come to eat, right? And every year, Baconfest Chicago is a great place to do that. Next to Taste of Chicago, Baconfest is one of our favorite foodie fests of the year!