I have long been a fan of using travel guides to plan trips. In fact, on my very first trip abroad over twenty years ago, I’m pretty sure I packed no less than three books for my travels. It’s still my go-to method for planning . . .
Chicago is an amazing city to visit with a family, but it is especially cool for teens. Teenagers will enjoy the variety of things to see and do from Broadway shows to high speed boat tours on Lake Michigan to shopping on the . . .
Chicago is meant for exploring any time of year, but in the summer it is especially fun for tourists and locals. Instead of exploring the same spots as everyone else, why not try something new, and free? These are some of our . . .
Anyone can appreciate tips for saving money, and visitors to the Windy City are no different. The cost of exploring tourist attractions and local museums can add up quickly. An easy way to avoid this is to invest in an attractions . . .
When couples plan a romantic evening, it’s easy to choose something simple like dinner at a nice restaurant. Next time you plan a special date, why not spoil your significant other and surprise them with a stay at a luxury hotel? . . .
The Travel and Adventure Show is getting ready to kick off its tour across the country, and while it's a great place for adults, it can be fun for kids as well. On January 21st and 22nd, families won't want to miss the Chicago . . .
It isn’t every day you have the opportunity to play tourist in your own backyard, so when Loews Chicago approached me about trying out their “Urban Explorer” package, I jumped at the chance. Designed for families, the package . . .
When our family moved to the Chicago area thirteen years ago, we were pleasantly surprised by the wealth of kid-friendly activities the city has to offer. Chicago almost feels like a city built with children’s entertainment in . . .
If you're visiting Chicago or live in the city or suburbs, I would highly recommend making time to visit the suburb of Rosemont. While tiny in population, the village certainly doesn't lack for entertainment, restaurants, or . . .
Winter weather can be atrocious, but in Chicago we are used to it, and try to have a supply of fun winter activities for kids ready to go at any given moment. As locals know, it is important to have plenty of activities at your . . .