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No Car? No Problem! Posted on 08/16/2019
Listing Photo Thanks to public transportation, owning a car doesn't always have to be a necessity. If you've decided to forgo owning a car, whether for financial reasons or in an effort to go green, or if you're visiting Chicago's North Shore and would prefer to leave your car behind, it's still easy to visit some of the area's top destinations using the CTA or Metra. Here are some of our favorite places to visit, as well as the distance from the nearest train stations.
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Unique Wedding Venues on Chicago’s North Shore Posted on 04/23/2019
Listing Photo Congratulations! You popped the question (or you said yes) and celebrated with friends and family. Now it’s time to start planning the big day. Finding your perfect venue can help set the tone for so many other decisions you’ll have to make, but it can feel overwhelming when tasked with finding a location that has everything on your wishlist. Fortunately, Chicago’s North Shore has a variety of unique venues, so you’re sure to find the right spot for you and your future spouse. Whether you envision a rooftop ceremony with city views or want your guests to bowl during the reception, these venues are not only gorgeous but also provide great amenities.
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Fall 2018 Bucket List: 10 Events You Don’t Want to Miss Posted on 09/06/2018
Listing Photo Can you believe it? Another summer has come and gone and now we welcome fall to Chicago’s North Shore. Fortunately, the good times will continue to roll thanks to a variety of can’t-miss events for residents and visitors of all ages. So grab your calendars and save the dates for these 10 festivals, exhibitions, tours, and more.
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How to Spend Your Labor Day Weekend on Chicago’s North Shore Posted on 08/08/2018
Listing Photo Can you believe it? Labor Day weekend is almost here, marking the unofficial end of another glorious summer on Chicago’s North Shore. But, before the sun sets on one season and another rolls in, enjoy one last hurrah exploring everything the area has to offer, from can’t-miss concerts to family-friendly activities.
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5 Ways to Cool Off This Summer on Chicago’s North Shore Posted on 07/13/2018
Listing Photo Sure, we spend all winter dreaming of hot summer days, but there are times when it’s just a little too hot. When temperatures start nearing triple digits, there’s nothing to do besides find a fun (and sometimes tasty!) way to cool down. Here, discover the best ways to do just that this summer on Chicago’s North Shore.
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The Best Places to Picnic (and Where to Get Your Picnic Food) on Chicago’s North Shore Posted on 06/25/2018
Listing Photo Winters on Chicago’s North Shore are rough, so it’s best to spend as much time outside as possible during the summer months and take advantage of those warm temps. One of the best ways to do so? Picnicking with your closest friends and family outdoors, surrounded by the natural beauty that’s abundant in the area. Read on to find our favorite picnic spots, plus the best places to buy everything you want in your picnic basket.
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Plan Your Perfect Memorial Day Weekend on Chicago’s North Shore Posted on 05/04/2018
Listing Photo Winter stuck around a little longer than we would have liked, but it’s finally time to get outside and enjoy the sunshine. With Memorial Day weekend right around the corner, here are five ways to savor some extra time with friends and family outside, either by exploring some local hidden gems (plus a local favorite) or creating your own brewery tour.
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Best Ways to Celebrate Spring on Chicago’s North Shore Posted on 04/09/2018
Listing Photo Although it might not feel like spring yet, warmer temps and sunny days are right around the corner. Start planning the ways you’ll make the most of spring afternoons and evenings with this guide to the best ways to celebrate the season around Chicago’s North Shore. We’ve paired a local destination with a nearby restaurant, so the planning is already done. All you have to do is enjoy!
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Best Places to Watch a Sunrise or Sunset on Chicago’s North Shore Posted on 08/14/2017
Listing Photo The sun has almost set on another summer, but there’s still time to catch a summer sunset (or sunrise) before fall is upon us. Fortunately, there are plenty of spots on the North Shore where you can view the sky as it bursts with color. Here are some of our favorite places to start or end the day.
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4 Chicago North Shore Day-Trip Ideas Posted on 10/11/2016
Listing Photo If you’ve ever felt like there’s just too much to do and see around Chicago’s North Shore, we understand! There is a lot to explore — and you don’t need to venture very far. That’s why we’ve broken it all down into four different day trips. Whether you’re interested in shopping, nature, dining or architecture, there’s something for everyone to enjoy.
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