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16 Festive Holiday Attractions & Activities

The holidays just are not the same without beautiful light displays and festive events to look forward to all season long, from the day after Thanksgiving through the New Year. While the holiday season can be a stressful time for many, there is also lots of seasonal fun to lighten the mood. With all the […]

Running with a View: 19 Fantastic Paths!

We all know that running is one of the best workouts. Not only does it provide you with a full body workout, but it also offers a chance to escape your daily life. Running in a natural setting allows you to connect with nature and enjoy life away from busy work schedules and daily monotone […]

9 Festive Holiday & Winter Activities

With the holidays just around the corner, now is the time to start making your plans for fun, festive events and activities in your area. To help get you into the holiday spirit, I have compiled a list of 9 wonderful holiday happenings and activities around the country. Have you been to any of the […]

10 Free Things to Do & See in Chicago

Visiting a big city does not always equate to spending big bucks. In fact, cities can often be the cheapest tourist destinations considering the many free attractions. Chicago is home to some of the world’s top tourist attractions including world class zoos, museums, and parks. Many of these attractions are completely free. In fact, most […]

Chicago Lakefront Path: 36 Miles of Stunning Lake and Skyline Views

I have always wanted to spend the day riding along Chicago’s magnificent 18 mile long Lakefront Path. Despite living in the city for years, I never managed the opportunity. Most of my visits have taken place during the snowy winter months. There are plenty of fantastic things to do in Chicago; a ride along the […]

20 Great Tourist Attractions

Some tourist attractions are worth every penny, while others leave you wishing you would have spent your money elsewhere. I have compiled a list of the best tourist attractions – each of these are well worth the admission price. Some are even free; you don’t necessarily have to spend a lot to have a good […]

25 Fun Things to do in Chicago this Summer

Chicago is one of the best summer cities! There are so many events, festivals, and beautiful places to explore, making it the ideal summer destination city. Having once lived in Chicago for over 20 years, I have had plenty of summer adventures over the years. Whether you are in a mood for fitness, museums, food, […]

50 fun things to do this winter in Chicago!

Chicago is a wonderful city with endless opportunities for entertainment and recreation. Chicago’s world class cultural attractions and amazing architecture are the standouts of this great city. Unfortunately, many tourists never consider Chicago to be a winter vacation destination due to the snow and cold temperatures. Luckily, many of the best attractions are located indoors, […]

Lincoln Park Zoo – A Colorful ZooLights Extravaganza Like No Other

Lincoln Park Zoo is one of many great free attractions in the Chicago area. If you are looking for some free fun any time of the year, the Lincoln Park Zoo will not disappoint. December is an ideal time to visit Lincoln Park Zoo. The zoo, which is free and open year round, offers a […]

The Best Holiday Activities in Chicago

Chicago is one of the best cities to visit around the holidays. I often find myself venturing back to the area as there is so much to do in terms of holiday entertainment and attractions. Plus, the wintry weather really adds to the holiday ambiance! Nothing really compares to bundling up with a hot cocoa in […]