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Road trips, weekend getaways and far-flung escapes from Chicago to all across the world

The 18 best day trips from Chicago
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The 18 best day trips from Chicago

Chicago is a launching spot for a host of fun, fast escapes

The best places for hiking near Chicago
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The best places for hiking near Chicago

Lace up your books and hit the trails

The best Chicago staycation ideas
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The best Chicago staycation ideas

You don't have to book a flight to get away

9 underrated weekend getaways near Chicago
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9 underrated weekend getaways near Chicago

Cash in those spare vacation days and pile in the car for a road trip

Things to do in Chicago that locals and tourists will love
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Things to do in Chicago that locals and tourists will love

Experience the best of the city with our guide to the top things to do in Chicago

City spotlights

Travel to Philadelphia
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Travel to Philadelphia

Get the perfect blend of historical attractions, jaw-dropping eats and world-class art

Travel to Harbor Country, Michigan
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Travel to Harbor Country, Michigan

These lakefront cities in Michigan offer a quaint escape and great amenities

Travel to Asheville
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Travel to Asheville

For a southern escape, travel to this Blue Ridge Mountains spot 

Travel to Austin
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Travel to Austin

A trip to Austin should satisfy your cravings

Travel to Nashville
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Travel to Nashville

Don’t leave Nashville without soaking up some of the local music scene

Cool Airbnbs near Chicago

Amazing Airbnb Chicago homes you can rent
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Amazing Airbnb Chicago homes you can rent

Book one of these rentals for a unique alternative to a hotel

Insanely lavish Airbnb homes you can only rent in Chicago
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Insanely lavish Airbnb homes you can only rent in Chicago

Pamper yourself with a stay at some of Chicago’s most lavish and luxurious Airbnb homes

12 beautiful Chicago lofts you can rent on Airbnb
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12 beautiful Chicago lofts you can rent on Airbnb

These loft homes boast high ceilings, plenty of light and spacious floor plans

15 historic homes near Chicago that you can rent on Airbnb
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15 historic homes near Chicago that you can rent on Airbnb

Marvel at the architecture, old-school details and quirky charm of these historic homes for rent on Airbnb

Amazing tiny houses near Chicago you can rent on Airbnb
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Amazing tiny houses near Chicago you can rent on Airbnb

Check out these Midwestern tiny houses, whose creative use of limited space make for a very unique getaway

Scenic getaways

Travel to Glacier National Park
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Travel to Glacier National Park

It’s easier than ever to reach Big Sky Country—O’Hare offera a direct four-hour United flight into Kalispell

The best road trips in America
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The best road trips in America

These 11 routes combine history, dynamic scenery and a wide range of geography

The most scenic train rides in America
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The most scenic train rides in America

Embark on one of these breathtakingly scenic train rides across the U.S.

The best extreme outdoor adventures in America
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The best extreme outdoor adventures in America

There’s no need to leave the country to get your thrills

Resources for travelers

The best hotels near O’Hare
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The best hotels near O’Hare

They may not be the most luxurious, but these Chicago airport hotels are convenient

5 things to do at O’Hare if your flight is delayed or canceled
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5 things to do at O’Hare if your flight is delayed or canceled

It doesn't matter where you're flying—eventually you’re going to experience a delay 

The best airports (and worst airports) in America
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The best airports (and worst airports) in America

Some of the best airports in the U.S. are the kinds of places in which you might hope to get stuck

Chicago transit guide
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Chicago transit guide

If you're looking for a way to get around Chicago, the cheapest way to and from the Loop is to hop on a bus or train

The 6 best and 6 worst El stations
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The 6 best and 6 worst El stations

A closer look at some of Chicago's best (and worst) train stations