Exploring Beaches and Beyond on Galveston Island
I knew little of Galveston initially, not even realizing it was an island. However, once I peered into the destination, I discovered 32 miles of Gulf of Mexico coastline beaches; exciting news for a Chicagoan looking to escape the cold!Comments 0
Seven Midwest Cities to Explore this Year
A new year brings new opportunities for exploration! One thing I continue to appreciate is that you don't have to go far to escape.
Kalamazoo, Michigan Weekend Itinerary
Kalamazoo, Michigan, has world-class brewing, dining, parks, music, art, theatre, and culture.
Weekend Getaway in St. Charles, IL
St. Charles, Illinois, is a lively, vibrant urban oasis. This Midwest destination is only 35 miles from Chicago.
Guided Chicago Bike Tours: A Thrilling Way to Explore the City
Guided Chicago Bike Tours offer many advantages for both locals and visitors to Chicago. Explore off the beaten path and discover something new!
Exploring Chicago: Top Things to Do Outside
From colorful blooms to blankets of snow, Chicago is lucky to experience a full spectrum of seasons. Yet, it can be hard to appreciate the shifts in nature and all their glory in a city that offers endless indoor activities.
A Tour of Historic Pullman, Chicago’s First National Monument
A visit to the Historic Pullman neighborhood, Chicago's first National Monument, is like a walk back in time.
How I’ve Benefited From Biking in Chicago
If you asked what my most important purchase of 2020 was, I’d immediately say my bike and go into a long spill about all of the benefits of biking. Acquiring a bike wasn’t easy. Everyone wanted one simultaneously; therefore, bicycle shops and online suppliers were out or had long backlogs. I gave up on those and decided to pursue one on OfferUp or Craigslist....
The Forge: Lemont Quarries Outdoor Adventure Park
The Forge Lemont Quarries is the largest outdoor adventure course in North America. It's an amusement park for open-air adventure lovers!
Chicago Staycation Ideas: Be a Tourist in Your City
2020 is the year to embrace the staycation and be tourists in your city. We enjoyed a full weekend and were reminded of why we fell in love with Chicago