Posts Tagged: Chicago Things to Do

Which Chicago Observatory is Best?

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This post is a review and comparison of 2 Chicago observation decks.  Both observatories offer stunning views of the city (and the other building!). With cafes, bars, audio tours, a visit to 360* Observatory or Skydeck is more than just a pretty view!   Skydeck (Willis Tower) Chicago 360 (Hancock Building) Which Has the Best Views? […]

Chicago Navy Pier Things to Do

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This post is a guide to things to do and see at Chicago’s Navy Pier, including free things, and have included a self-guided tour and map to help you find your way around.  We also list boat tours that depart from the pier and bus tours that make stops here. Be sure to check out […]

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 […]

Chicago Bike Tours and Rentals

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This post reviews and compares the best bike tours and rental companies and other options in Chicago.  One of the best ways to explore the Windy City is on two wheels!  Whether it’s along the many bike paths or over 200 miles of bike lanes, you will be able to see more of the city […]

Chicago Food Tours | Reviews of the Best

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Chicago is a city that loves to eat. With classic Chicago food groups such deep dish pizza and the Chicago dog, paired with many ethnic cuisines, it is no wonder why. All of these food options can be a little overwhelming. Let us help. This is a food tour comparison post, sharing some of the […]

The Best Chicago Architecture Tours Reviewed

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Best Chicago Architecture Tours

This post compares and reviews the many options for Chicago architecture tours with review analysis to help you choose which one is best for you, including our pay-what-you-like architecture tours, which can save you a lot of money. Expect to pay about $40 per ticket for boat tours. Bus tours are similarly priced at between $30-$40 […]

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 […]

Museum of Science and Industry

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This post is about the exhibits and how to save money at the Museum of Science and Industry.  While in Chicago, venture down to the museum in Grant Park to “spark creativity and scientific inquiry”. It is worth the bus or train ride to see the building alone, though we have a feeling you’ll love the […]

Monday Nights in Chicago

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Wondering how to spend your Monday night while in the Windy City?  There are countless delicious restaurants and bars to choose from, of course, but what about after dinner?  Most theatres are dark on Monday nights- meaning the lights are quite literally off and “dark” since there aren’t any shows.  Luckily, there are plenty of […]

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.    […]