March in Chicago means that spring is here and summer is right around the corner. As the weather warms up, there are more and more FREE things to do around Chicago. Read on for some top picks to finish out the month.
Is it March already?? They say time flies when you're having fun and that's definitely the case in Chicago. This weekend continues to bring some great events that you can't miss. Check out a spectacular show of orchids, pig out on some of Chicago's best wings or taste classic and new brews at one of two booze festivals. Oh, and don't miss the final weekend of downtown ice skating. Make your weekend plans for Chicago here with these seven top picks.
There is nothing quite like waking up to a lovely, snow-blanketed Chicago. City kids know that there is just as much to see and do in Chicago in the winter as there is in the summer. Learn from our locals! From skating a figure eight on a ribbon of ice to checking in on our very own trouble of polar bears, there is something for children every single winter day.
Located in the hustle and bustling Lakeshore East neighborhood just east of Michigan Avenue and south of the Chicago River, the Fairmont Chicago is a perfect home base for a weekend out in the city. Whether you’re coming from another corner of the city or from farther away, it’s the place to relax and also do a bit of local exploration.
Summer in Chicago. The sun! The beaches! The festivals! When looking for family friendly activities, the possibilities in Chicago are endless. The summer days are drifting way, how many of our top 10 things to do and see in the city can you finish before school starts?
As if Millennium Park weren't enough of an attraction, now
Chicago is very much excited for the new Maggie Daley Park. While we may think
of parks as places of nature, they involve an incredible amount of design of
architecture. Landscape architect Michael Van Valkenburgh has envisioned this
new park, and here is an overview of its history and its visually enticing and