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Are you as excited as we are about all that's happening in Chicago this weekend? Sure, there's a lot of must-see attractions that you can't miss but there are also a ton of festivals, parties and fairs you're sure to enjoy. Whether you're looking to enjoy a weekend full of German music and cuisine, a huge party along The 606 trail, craft beer or gospel music in Millennium Park, Chicago is the place to be. If that's not enough, check out this list of trips ideas and Chicago travel itineraries for all the classic Chicago activities. It's time to make weekend plans — check out the top 8 picks below.

Museum of Science and Industry Chicago

Chilly temps are starting to hit the city, but the best events in Chicago are just warming up. Take on the cold with our many ice skating rinks that are sure to show you a great time. We've also got many holiday shopping markets for you to find the best gifts your loved ones could ask for and much more. It's time to make some weekend plans! 

Spend a Summer Evening on The 606

Wednesday, August 17, 2016 12:00 AM by Amy Bizzarri

Chicago's latest and greatest park and trail system is The 606, a 2.7 mile trail that connects four ground level parks and four amazing Chicago neighborhoods. Running along Bloomingdale Avenue from Ashland Avenue on the east to Ridgeway Avenue on the west, the 606 provides a glorious stretch of green space and trails for runners, walkers, bikers and nature lovers. Here's our guide to a fabulous summer evening date on The 606.

The Book of Mormon

Summertime in Chicago is the best. There are miles of lakefront to explore, parks to play in, neighborhood festivals to chow down, plus entertaining live theater to enjoy. Take a break from the heat and see a Broadway In Chicago production downtown! Here's their summer lineup...

Chicago Summer 2016: Family Bucket List!

Wednesday, July 6, 2016 12:00 AM by Amy Bizzarri

North Avenue Beach Chicago

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?

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