Posts Tagged: Chicago on a budget

City Pass, Go Card and Other Chicago Attraction Passes

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Chicago City Pass, Go Card and Other Tourist Attraction Passes

This post covers Chicago city passes to help you determine which tourist attraction discount pass may be best for you, including CityPass and GoCity cards. Before You Buy Go Chicago Card (All-Inclusive) Explorer Pass (Pick 3, 4, 5 Attractions) Go Chicago Card: (à la carte) Prepackaged Passes Things to Do in Chicago     BEFORE […]

Things to See in Wicker Park Chicago

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Experience Wicker Park like a local with this self-guided walking tour! Learn the history and experience the cultural highlights through a 1.8 mile walk around Chicago’s trendiest neighborhood. With over 150 restaurants and a bustling shopping scene, Wicker Park is a welcoming place to shop and indulge with a rich history to pull it all […]

Free Chicago Museum Days in 2019

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Free Museum Days in Chicago

In this post, we will list all of the museums you can visit for free in Chicago. While some locations only offer free museum days, others provide admission to veterans, military family, and other specific groups. Always Free Entry Free Museum Days Museums on Us Program Veteran and Military Free with Tourist Pass Other Free […]

Self Guided Chicago Walking Tours

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We are happy to have produced several self guided Chicago walking tours and our collection is growing.  We designed these self guided tours to be used on your own time and your own pace or as companion pieces on our guided tours.  Some tours are only available as a self-guided tour.  We hope these tours are helpful to […]

Wrigleyville Chicago

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The Chicago neighborhood known as Wrigleyville is not only the home of the Chicago Cubs but also a fun and vibrant area filled with many bars, restaurants, sports stores and more! Located about 5 miles north of The Loop, Wrigleyville is part of the central Lakeview neighborhood and is named for historic Wrigley Field which, when […]

Chicago Theater District Tour

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Chicago Theater District Tour

This tour will explore the downtown Theater District and the gorgeous architecture of the old movie palaces and concert venues.  There are many other gorgeous theater buildings and incredible theater companies in other areas of Chicago. Be sure to also check out our full selection of self-guided tours of Chicago. ++Tip: If you are looking […]

Things to See in Andersonville Chicago | A Food Tour

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Andersonville Self Guided Food Tour Andersonville was primarily home to Swedish immigrants but now, the neighborhood is known for it’s diversity with Swedish roots firmly grounded as the Swedish American Museum is a strong piece of the community. In this food tour, you’ll not only get a taste of authentic Swedish eats but also see […]

Mexican Pilsen Self Guided Food Tour

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Mexican culture runs strong and deep in Chicago and one of the best places to experience Mexican culture and cuisine is with a walk Mexican specialties including tamales, tacos, carnitas, churros, pastries and so much more just on 18th Street.through the Pilsen neighborhood.  There are a few options to get here by mass transit, but […]

Public Transportation in Chicago

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Chicago CTA

Getting around Chicago on public transit is easy for visitors and tourists, and can really save you money as you explore the Windy City. Be a good trip planner and take the time to learn how the public transit works. Then read about Things to do in Chicago to plan the rest of your trip. […]

Best Hostels in Chicago

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Best Hostels in New York

Best Hostels in Chicago:  Though hostels have been a mainstay for backpackers around Europe and Australia for years, they have only recently started to grow in popularity here in the United States. Hostels are wonderful because they offer clean and friendly accommodation for a fraction of the cost of staying at a hotel. Most host […]