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Halloween Events for Adults on Chicago’s North Shore Posted on 10/03/2019
Listing Photo Who says kids should have all the fun on Halloween? Whether you want to show off your topical costume or love a scary haunted house, there are plenty of ways to celebrate the season — no kids allowed — on Chicago’s North Shore. You’ll want to start planning ASAP.
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Visit One of the Midwest’s Top College Towns Posted on 09/18/2019
Listing Photo In 2018, Livability named Evanston one of the Top 100 Best Places to Live, and it's clear why. With a variety of museums and attractions, beautiful beaches, and some of Chicagoland's best restaurants, Evanston is not only a great place to live, but also a great place to visit. Plus, it's home to Northwestern University, which was recently named the No. 9 school in U.S. News & World Report's 2020 Best College list. That means world-class speakers and events regularly come to town as well.
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Autumn Festivals on Chicago’s North Shore Posted on 09/06/2019
Listing Photo It's time to say goodbye to summer and hello to cozy sweaters, crunchy leaves, and all things pumpkin spice. Chicago's North Shore knows how to celebrate the season, and there are plenty of fall events you’ll want to add to your calendar ASAP. Plus, all of those events are located near (or take place at) a must-visit destination where you can take in all of the autumn colors.
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6 Interactive Bachelor/Bachelorette Party Ideas Posted on 08/27/2019
Listing Photo After months of wedding planning, it's time to celebrate your final days of singlehood with your closest friends. And you want this celebration to be one everyone in attendance will never forget. Fortunately, there are a ton of fun and unique things to do for your bachelor or bachelorette party around Chicago's North Shore. From learning circus skills to dining on a meal you prepared yourself, here are a few ideas if you're planning a party (or want to drop some hints to your best man or maid of honor).
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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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Say Goodbye to Summer on Chicago’s North Shore Posted on 08/07/2019
Listing Photo Don’t look now, but your calendar is nearing September, which means it’s almost time to say goodbye to summer. But don’t worry! There are still plenty of ways to soak up the final weeks of the season. Between family-friendly activities and festivals to concerts and farmers markets, here are the best things to do before fall arrives on the North Shore.
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Where to Enjoy Outdoor Music on Chicago’s North Shore Posted on 07/08/2019
Listing Photo On Chicago's North Shore, we only get a handful of precious months to enjoy the outdoors, so it's best to take advantage while you can. Fortunately, there are plenty of ways to sit back and relax (or get up and dance!) while listening to some of the best music both Chicagoland and the country can offer. From Grammy Award-winning acts at Ravinia to tribute bands that make sure we don't forget some classic songs, there's an outdoor concert for everyone this summer. So grab some blankets, pack a picnic, and head out to one of these nearby venues.
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A John Hughes Tour of Chicago’s North Shore Posted on 07/02/2019
Listing Photo John Hughes was the man behind some of the most beloved movies from the '80s and '90s, including "Ferris Bueller's Day Off," "The Breakfast Club," "Home Alone," and "Pretty in Pink." Many of these films also hold a special place in Chicagoans' hearts due to the fact that Hughes frequently used the North Shore for filming locations. Take a walk down memory lane — you just might be inspired to schedule a movie night soon! — and visit these spots that you’ll notice in John Hughes films.
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Ride the Waves on Chicago’s North Shore Posted on 06/13/2019
Listing Photo Chicago's North Shore might not be the first destination that comes to mind for those looking to catch some waves, but there's plenty of waterfront fun to be had here all summer long. With a variety of beaches waiting to be explored, there’s also plenty of opportunity to learn a new skill or see our beautiful shoreline from a different view thanks to the rentals and lessons offered at each sandy spot. So start planning your outing! Unfortunately, the end of beach season will be here before we know it.
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8 Family-Friendly Nights Out on the North Shore Posted on 06/05/2019
Listing Photo School’s out, and so is the sun! Summer is the perfect time to make memories everyone in your family will cherish forever, and whether you’re visiting Chicago’s North Shore or planning a staycation, there’s plenty of things to do that young and old alike will love. From outdoor movies to camping on the beach, here are the best ways to take advantage of long summer days (and nights).
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