Pull on a cozy sweater and pick out the perfect pumpkin for your porch or window.
The 13 best haunted houses near Chicago
Ghosts, zombies and spooky thrills galore.
The 21 best places to see fall foliage in Chicago
As temperatures start to drop during fall in Chicago, so do the leaves on the city's trees.
Embrace fall at these apple orchards near Chicago
You’ll find corn mazes, hot cider and acres upon acres of apples at these nearby orchards.
The 10 most epic Metra excursions from Chicago
Want to escape the city for awhile?
The latest reopenings
Christkindlmarket is officially returning to Chicago this winter
Glühwein and potato pancakes, here we come.
Chicago officials reinstate the city’s indoor mask mandate
Keep your masks handy.
Chicago has fully reopened
Capacity limits are a thing of the past.
These Chicago beaches have reopened
Make the most out of the city's glorious warm weather.
The best things to do in Chicago
Best things to do in Chicago for locals and tourists
As the city warms up, tons of outdoor activities are returning.
The top must-see Chicago attractions
From the Bean to more off-the-radar spots.
The best free things to do in Chicago
Don't blow your budget!
The 10 best Chicago museums
Experience art, history and science and these well-respected cultural institutions.
The most beautiful gardens in Chicago
Bask in flowers and greenery.
Where to go hiking near Chicago
Hit the trails at beautiful parks and recreations areas surrounding the city.
The best Chicago boat tours
The best things to do outside
Kayaking, biking, zip lines and more fun activities to enjoy while it's warm outside.
Things to do in Chicago neighborhoods
Explore vibrant murals, the city's best tacos and the businesses of 18th Street.
The traditionally Polish neighborhood is dotted with arts centers, small parks and interesting shops.
Explore the home of some of America's finest authors, poets and jazz musicians
Explore Portage Park's ornate theaters and classic bungalow homes.