offbeat chicago guide

Offbeat Chicago Guide

Cool and Offbeat Things to Do in Chicago There’s a lot to do in Chicago. Understatement. Chicago is the third-largest U.S. city in terms of population, and it’s considered the “Second City” in terms of cultural and financial happenings. So, how do you plan an itinerary for the Windy City? Here are some tips on … Read more

What to do in Chicago in 2 Days

What to do in Chicago in 2 Days

Chicago is the third biggest city in the USA and the fourth biggest in North America. Lots to do and see. So what if you only have 48 hours? How can you make the most of those two days? I was recently in the windy city for four days, two days of sightseeing, and two … Read more

Chicago Navy Pier

Exploring Chicago’s Navy Pier

Every city has one – one of those spots that tops the list of every tourist’s “must-do” list, yet where locals will only venture when they have no choice (or when they’re entertaining out-of-towners). In New York, it’s Times Square. In Chicago, it’s Navy Pier. Navy Pier, originally built as a recreation center in the … Read more

Chicago Craft Beer Scene

Best Breweries & Brewpubs in Chicago

2021 Chicago Craft Beer Scene The city of Chicago may have been slow to the micro-brew game, but she’s certainly catching up. Chicago now has five breweries/brewpubs operating in the city limits…well, six if you count chain Rock Bottom (which offers a great rooftop bar in the summer). Here’s the skinny on the beer and … Read more

Museums in Chicago

Must-See Museums & Attraction near Downtown Chicago

Best Museums in Chicago: Art, Science History & More Chicago is home to some of the best museums in the world. We’ve got a world-class art museum, an informative planetarium, an aquarium where you can get up close to marine life, and much more. No visit to Chicago is complete without visiting at least one … Read more

Day Trips from Chicago

Best Overnight & Day Trips from Chicago

Best Weekend Getaways & Day Trips Near Chicago Like most major American cities, Chicago is one that can be “done” in just a few days. In three days, you’ll never see and do everything you could, but you can get a good taste of what the city is all about. If you’re coming from a … Read more

Beaches of Chicago

4 Best Beaches in Chicago

A city in the Midwest of the United States isn’t the first place you’d think of as a beach paradise. . . and okay, Chicago isn’t really a beach paradise, but the city does have several great beaches along the Shores of Lake Michigan. Lake Michigan is really nice, and a walk to the beach … Read more

Best Ethnic Restaurants Chicago, IL

Chicago: The Best Restaurants for Ethnic Food

14 Best Chicago Ethnic Restaurants In 2021 One of the best aspects of the Chicago dining scene – aside from BYOB restaurants and all the phenomenal chefs the city is home to – is the abundance of international options available at every price point, from dirt cheap to splurge-worthy. From Argentine to Zimbabwean (okay, maybe … Read more

Chicago Hotel Guide

Chicago Hotel & Accommodations Guide

As a major city with a thriving tourist industry, Chicago is practically overrun with hotels, especially in the downtown area. High demand keeps the prices from coming down too low, but you can often score a deal, particularly from October to April (except for the holidays) when temperatures are lower and fewer visitors come to … Read more

Visit Chicago in 3 Days

Itinerary: Visit Chicago in 3 Days

Three-day Chicago itinerary Many visitors to Chicago choose to come for a long weekend or just three to four days. Though you’ll never see it all (and wouldn’t even if you had double that amount of time), you can still experience the best of the Windy City in a few days. What you’ll want to … Read more

Free fun in Chicago

Free Things to Do in Chicago

20 Best Free Chicago Attractions Chicago has plenty of attractions you can enjoy for little to no money. Just a walk down Michigan Avenue can be a tourist’s delight. The city of Chicago is known for its impressive cityscape, delicious food, and friendly locals. Chicago also boasts a variety of free attractions and activities to enjoy. … Read more

Stream Bulls Games Live Free

Legally Watch Bulls Game Tonight Without Cable

Watch Bulls Games Live Free Chicago sports fans are some of the smartest and the most loyal in all of professional sports. The Chicago Bulls have a winning tradition in NBA sports, having notched several championship titles over the years. Of course, arguably the best NBA player of all time, Michael Jordan, found his fame … Read more

Best Chicago-style Hot Dogs

There is nothing quite like a real Chicago style hot dog. Loaded with flavor and the perfect natural casing sausage that snaps when you bite into it! This is the next best thing to getting one at Wrigley field! When people think of traditional Chicago foods, two things come to mind: deep-dish pizza and Chicago-style … Read more

Best Burgers in Chicago

Best Burgers in Chicago

This is Chicago – meat and potatoes are kind of a “thing” here. Burgers and fries? Just a variation on a theme. Chicagoans like their burgers, be they thin, greasy and perfect for curing last night’s hangover; big, bold and juicy; or all dolled up with the classiest of ingredients. No matter how you like … Read more