Things to do in Chicago

Chicago for First-Time Visitors: A Guide to the Top Things to Do

A guide to Chicago's top attractions, restaurants, shopping areas and more

Chicago for Sports Fanatics

A guide to all the best places to watch a game, buy team gear and brush up on sports history for teams across the board.

Chicago for a Guys Getaway

Gather up your best buds and hit up the Windy City for a boys only trip.

18 Free (or Nearly Free) Things to Do in Chicago

There are times to splurge, and there are times to take advantage of all the free things to do in Chicago.

Latest Chicago travel ideas & articles

Exploring Lincoln Square

The north side Chicago neighborhood is a family-friendly enclave.

Top Chicago Hotels for Families

For a family friendly trip to Chicago, check out what kids get at these hotels, many of which are 5-star hotels and boutique hotels.

Chicago for the Busy Traveler

Things to do in Chicago when you are short on time and still want the best of what to see and where to go

11 Ways Chicago Hotels Are Making the Stay More Memorable

From mobile art tours to a one-on-one with a former NBA star, Chicago's finest hotels are getting creative with their amenities.

The Essential Guide to Visiting Chicago's Millennium Park

Millennium Park is much more than green grass and trees: it's a veritable al fresco cultural center, laden with activity.

Navy Pier: What to Do

You'll never run out of things to do at Navy Pier, Chicago's amazing lakeside attraction.

20 Things We Love About Chicago

From beaches to hot dogs, from Capone to the Rock N Roll McDonald's, these are the Chicagoisms that stir our hearts.

Chicago's Best Places for Sweet Treats

Favorite Chicago spots to find all the sugary goodness you crave, including cookies, pies, candy and more.

14 Brunch Spots in Chicago

This guide will help you find the perfect brunch spot in the city.

Chicago’s Deep Dish Pizzas: the Restaurants, the History and the Culture

There's no disputing Chicago as the birthplace of deep dish. Who invented it? A timeless debate.

How to Do Chicago's Wrigley Field Right

A guide to Wrigley Field seating, where to eat and drink, and how to get there