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8 Free Things to Do on Chicago's North Shore Posted on 07/21/2017
Listing Photo There’s nothing like summer on Chicago’s North Shore. With the beaches and nature centers, plus attractions, museums and more, there’s always something to do (no matter if you prefer to get outside or cool off indoors). But, summer gets even better when events are free! Here are just a few of the free events taking place this summer (and early fall) that will allow you to save some cash without skimping on fun.
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Golfing on the North Shore Posted on 07/17/2017
Listing Photo A golf course can serve as your second office, the perfect location for an important business meeting or sales pitch. But a day of golf can also serve as a perfect summer outing with your family, spouse or friends. Whichever way you’re looking to hit the links this summer, you’ll score a hole in one at any of these courses on Chicago’s North Shore.
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Your Guide to Ravinia Festival Posted on 06/09/2017
Listing Photo Ravinia is North America’s oldest music festival and a favorite destination here on the North Shore. With more than 140 different concerts taking place throughout the summer, ranging from classical music (summer home of Chicago Symphony Orchestra) and Ravinia favorites like Sheryl Crow, Tony Bennett and Santana to legends like Aretha Franklin, there’s a little something for everyone at this park. Here’s everything you need to know to make the most of your visit.
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The 12 Coolest Things to Do This Summer on Chicago's North Shore Posted on 06/07/2017
Listing Photo Summer is here — finally! — and it is time to get outside and enjoy everything about the season: sunshine, barbecues, and so many events that you’ll never be bored. Here are just 10 of the coolest events happening around Chicago’s North Shore this year. You’ll find even more here!
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Graduation at Northwestern: A Visitor’s Guide to Evanston Posted on 06/01/2017
Listing Photo Commencement Weekend at Northwestern is right around the corner (June 15-17, 2017), so it’s time to start planning your trip to Evanston. Chances are you’ll have some free time as you wait for your graduate’s ceremony, and they’ll probably want to show you around what was their home for the past four years too. Here are just a few of the places to eat and things to do in Evanston. Congratulations to the Class of 2017!
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Getting To and From Wrigley Field From Chicago's North Shore Posted on 05/25/2017
Listing Photo It’s easy to root, root, root for the Cubbies when you live on (or are visiting!) Chicago's North Shore thanks to public transportation. Here's how to get to and from Wrigley Field from Chicago's North Shore.
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Ultimate Guide to Farmers Markets on Chicago's North Shore Posted on 05/23/2017
Listing Photo There's no shortage of farmers markets on Chicago's North Shore. And thanks to different vendors, entertainment, educational opportunities and other fun offerings, no two farmers markets are the same. Check out our ultimate guide to farmers markets on Chicago's North Shore here.
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Secrets of the Chicago Botanic Garden Posted on 05/17/2017
Listing Photo Chicago Botanic Garden is one of the must-visit destinations on Chicago’s North Shore, so you’ve probably frequently visited for annual events and attractions like the Orchid Show, Model Railroad Garden and Wonderland Express. But have you ever visited for Nature Nights programming or a farm dinner? If not, read on to discover Chicago Botanic Garden events that you might not know about, but should. You’ll be planning your next trip to the Garden in no time.
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Chicago’s North Shore: Perfect Destination for a Cubs Game Weekend Posted on 05/12/2017
Listing Photo One of the best things about Cubs baseball is that Wrigley Field is situated near such a vibrant part of Chicago; a visit to Chicago to watch the World Champs or your favorite team go up against them can mean a pretty amazing weekend getaway if you know where to stay and what to do. If you’ve never opted for a North Shore stay versus a city stay, you’re in for a real treat. Quiet neighborhood streets, charming towns, culture and food that compares to the best of Chicago, along with unparalleled lake views make the area the perfect place for a weekend escape.
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Your Guide to Al Fresco Dining on Chicago’s North Shore Posted on 05/08/2017
Listing Photo There are few things we love more than patio season. Fortunately, the North Shore is filled with plenty of delicious restaurants that offer great outdoor dining spaces. Here are some of our favorite spots for al fresco dining on Chicago’s North Shore.
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