Chicago Like a Local Blog

Unique perspectives on the city from the people who live here.

Tag - Chicago Greeter Program

Ready for autumn? We aren't upset about a weekend forecast in the 70s, but there's also plenty to do that celebrates your excitement for sweater weather. Whether you're looking for the perfect date night or searching for a theatre to snuggle up in, we hope you get into the seasonal spirit. Meanwhile, you can also enjoy these weekend festivals and events. 

Chicago Greeter ProgramExplore and experience the Uptown and Hyde Park neighborhoods with Chicago InstaGreeter! The hour-long walking tours are part of the official Chicago Greeter program. InstaGreeter is a spur-of-the-moment option with no reservations or registration required. All you have to do is pop into a departure location a a designated meeting time. Get the most out of your visits to Hyde Park and Uptown with these FREE, fun and informative guided tours.

The Chicago Greeter Series: Part 2

Wednesday, February 12, 2014 12:00 AM by Janice Rosenberg

Chicago Greeter

When the thermometer drops and down coats come out of closets, some Chicago Greeters head off to more comfortable climates. But hardy volunteers who remain in town find plenty of visitors stoked to stroll the chilly streets. In Part 2 of our Chicago Greeter blog series, Greeter Janice Rosenberg shares her story on braving the cold for the good of Chicago - and those who've come from around the world to see it.

The Chicago Greeter Series: Part 1

Tuesday, October 29, 2013 12:00 AM

Chicago GreeterEvery year, dozens of The Chicago Greeters introduce thousands of visitors from all over the world to the wonders of the city. The visitors, in turn, share their views on everything from travel to dining to their reason for coming to Chicago from places as familiar as Milwaukee and as exotic as Indonesia. Throughout the course of the next several months, we'll be taking a look at the Chicago Greeter Program and the stories its greeters have to share.

Featured Partners

First Timer's Guide to Chicago
We're glad you're coming for the first...
Been Here? Do this in 2018
Did you fall in love with Chicago, too? It happens...
Chicago Sightseeing
Whether you are planning a Chicago travel...
Spend a Weekend in the Chicago Loop
Experience some of the best attractions, theater,...
Sightseeing along the L Train
Chicago has an excellent public transportation...
Editor's Picks: Just For Fall
Fall Date Night Ideas in Chicago
Date Night can mean a lot of things to different...
Chicago Beer Gardens Kick Off the Fall Season
Beer + gardens: two words that have intonations...
Apple of My Eye
October is National Apple Month and we're...
The Sky is the Limit at the Chicago Architecture Biennial
The largest architecture and design exhibition in...