Posts Tagged: Chicago on a budget

Free Chicago Museum Days 2018

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This post lists the days that Chicago museums offer free or pay-what-you-wish admission. Visiting museums in Chicago can be a really fun activity for you and your travel buddies to enjoy the city while indoors. We have some really great museums filled with artifacts, art, science, and sea-creatures. Many of the museums in Chicago have […]

Top Free Things To Do In Chicago

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Chicago skyline winter Navy Pier

Experience the windy city in all its glory without breaking the bank with this post of free things to do in Chicago. Chicago provides free and affordable activities to entertain locals and tourists all year long! Between the museums, parks, and festivals, kids and adults alike will have more than enough to keep them amused and […]

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 […]

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 tourist discount passes available in Chicago. These passes can save you money as well as time, but you need a plan to maximize both savings. We have broken down and compared the different passes so that you can make an educated decision on whether any are a good fit for you.    […]

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 […]

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 […]

Things to See in Wicker Park Chicago

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Check out our Chicago Visitors Guide, with budget advice, travel guides, and information about local Chicago attractions Self-Guided Wicker Park Walking Tour Written by: Andy Meholick 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 […]

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. […]