Time to kick off the most festive time of the year!
Free things to do in Chicago this December
No need to blow the bank this month.
The 12 most stunning ice skating rinks in Chicago
Ready to lace up a pair of skates?
Where to see twinkling Christmas lights in Chicago
In case you want to get a head start on the holidays.
The best holiday pop-up bars in Chicago
Grab an extra-cheerful nightcap.
The best things to do in Chicago
Best things to do in Chicago for locals and tourists
Escape the cold with these can't-miss activities.
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.
Where to go hiking near Chicago
Hit the trails at beautiful parks and recreations areas surrounding the city.
The 8 best ice skating rinks in Chicago
Best of all? City rinks are free to use.
The 12 best sledding hills in Chicago
Get some cheap thrills on these local sledding hills.
Hit the slopes at the best snowboarding and skiing resorts near Chicago
The Midwest isn't as flat as it's made out to be!
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.
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.