Attractions

All about Chicago attractions, including sights, museums, and activities.

Chic-A-Go-Go: Chicago’s Dance TV Show

Chic-A-Go-Go: Chicago’s Dance TV Show

Chic-A-Go-Go is a children’s television dance show that’s a hybrid between American Bandstand and Soul Train. This year, Chic-A-Go-Go celebrates its 15th anniversary.

City Gallery at the Historic Water Tower

City Gallery at the Historic Water Tower

The City Gallery, located inside of Chicago’s historic Water Tower, is definitely worth checking out if you’re shopping along Michigan Avenue. Especially, if you’re in need of a break from the hustle and bustle of the crowded Gold Coast streets.

The Volo Auto Museum

The Volo Auto Museum

The Volo car museum is one of the most family friendly museums around but it’s also perfect for anyone seeking a quirky, off-the-beaten-path experience. Car buffs, engine aficionados and civilian motorists alike will be wowed by the exhibits.

Casino Day Trips

Casino Day Trips

I like to gamble. There, I said it. So, why not grab grandpa or grandma and enjoy an entire day mesmerized by the slot machine’s neon lights? Who knows, you may leave not only hearting to win, but, actually winning.

Spirit of Chicago Cruises

Spirit of Chicago Cruises

Whether you’re looking for a dinner cruise with a great view of fireworks, an afternoon at sea, or a morning on the water with an endless breakfast buffet, Spirit Cruises offers a variety of excursions to suit whatever it is you are looking for.

Chicago Area Haunted Houses

For many Chicagoans, visiting a haunted house is a must during October, even making city die-hards travel to the suburbs for the most terrifying haunted homes and graveyards.

Pumpkins, Corn Mazes, Cider – Fall in Chicago

Pumpkins, Corn Mazes, Cider – Fall in Chicago

You know as well as I do what is waiting right around the corner: a giant hulking mass of Canadian cold crouched on it’s haunches at the shores of Lake Michigan. Before long it will fall upon us, so take advantage while fall is upon us.

Chicago Street Festivals: September 2011

September already? Why does the summer always fly by so fast? Let’s pretend it hasn’t ended and enjoy the last of the street festivals.

Live Music at “Sundays in the Park” in Logan Square

Live Music at “Sundays in the Park” in Logan Square

On select Sunday evenings through October, you can drop in and catch live music at the Centennial Monument in Logan Square as part of the Sundays in the Park music series.

Six Flags Great America

Just an hour outside of Chicago, Six Flags Great America is the perfect day trip for Chicagoans who need to beat the heat, relax, and let loose. And ride some roller coasters!

The Annual Chicago Air & Water Show

In its 53rd year, this mid-August exhibition is the largest of its kind in the country and draws millions of people from all over for its spectacular sights and roaring noises.

Medieval Times: Chivalry, Rivalry and Revelry All in One Place

Nestled in the countryside in the kingdom of Schaumburg, Illinois, lies a lone castle drawing noblemen and women, merchants and serfs alike to witness a battle of honor. They joust, they sword-fight, and they even eat with their hands.

Brew and View at the Vic

Four days a week the Vic transforms itself from a concert venue into Brew and View, a cozy movie theater with a full bar and menu. $5 for a double feature — um, yes please!

Chicago Street Festivals: August 2011

It’s already August? What happened to June and July? Summer will soon be over, so it’s best to get out and take advantage of these final street festivals. Sigh..