Articles Tagged with Illinois

Culture + Style

7 Music Festivals Worth Traveling for Any Time of Year

When you love music and the arts (and who doesn’t?), it’s always festival season somewhere. Bringing together some of the best entertainers, performers and creative minds, festivals are well worth traveling for — solo or…
Beach Travel

Make Waves Around the Globe at 8 Spectacular City Beaches

Waterfront cities offer unrivaled charm. Cool breezes on a warm summer’s day. Lively boardwalks buzzing with joggers and cyclists. The chance to slip away to a city beach in the middle of a workweek. Natural…
Outdoors

From Sea to Shining Sea: Epic Outdoor Escapes Less Than a 3-Hour Drive from U.S. Cities

While Aesop’s town mouse and country mouse may have preferred their own environs, travelers don’t have to choose between urban and rural delights. These eight popular destination cities are close to gorgeous natural attractions, perfect…
Kid-Friendly

From Family Reunions to Quinceañeras: 6 Ideal Hotels for Family Gatherings

When you’re gathering the family for a milestone event, the venue can make all the difference. After all, a special occasion calls for a special hotel with amenities, services and accommodations that will suit all…
Weekend Getaways

Expect the Unexpected the Best Weekend Getaways in the U.S. Midwest

With thousands of miles of Great Lakes shoreline to explore, friendly cities brimming with culinary and cultural attractions, and outdoor adventures waiting around every corner, the Midwest is full of surprises. Follow our lead to…
Weekend Getaways

Plan a Culture Lover’s Weekend in Chicago, Illinois

Chicago, Illinois, is the third-biggest city in the country but somehow manages to maintain the “Midwest Nice” reputation the region is known for. Our itinerary will introduce you to a mix of Chicago’s most-loved neighborhoods,…
Where to Travel Next

Tap Your Inner Astrologer: Where to Travel Next Based on Your Zodiac Sign

Planning your year of travel and stumped on where to start? Let your sun sign be your guide. According to astrology, each sign grants certain traits that are universal to anyone born during that sign’s…
Tips + Trends

Spring Break Dreaming: Where to Travel in March for Every Type of Traveler

With spring on the horizon in the Northern Hemisphere, March is a time to celebrate the arrival of warmer weather and longer days. In the Southern Hemisphere, the month kicks off autumn — and often…
Tips + Trends

Hipster Hopping: The 3 Coolest Neighborhoods in Chicago

Sure, Chicago’s downtown is great, but to truly experience the city like a local you need to get out into one of its 77 diverse neighborhoods. And if you want to be like one of…
LGBTQ Travel

Explore LGBTQ history in Boystown, Chicago

Chicago’s East Lakeview neighborhood Boystown is home to one of the largest LGBTQ communities in the United States. That’s no surprise given it was one of the first gay neighborhoods to be officially recognized by…