Virtual North ShorePosted on 04/07/2020 Rising to the growing call for more ways to learn, create, and entertain from home, Chicago’s North Shore museums, libraries, and other organizations have scads of free options for you and your family to occupy your time. Tour historical collections from local and national perspectives, occupy the kids with stories and activities, or do some painting and crafting with expert guides in online workshops. Check your community library to find thousands of free movies and audiobooks, plus a deep well of research material for any project. Use some of this new space to expand your horizons in fresh ways. READ MORE
Indoor Fun for All Ages on Chicago's North ShorePosted on 10/23/2019 When you look out the window and see rain, it can be easy to resign yourself to a day stuck indoors. However, rainy days are the perfect time to explore Chicago’s North Shore. With so many museums, theaters, and entertainment venues, there are plenty of ways to have fun while also staying nice and dry inside. Here are a few ideas for your next rainy day outing. READ MORE
Visit One of the Midwest’s Top College Towns Posted on 09/18/2019 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. READ MORE
The North Shore Celebrates Museum MonthPosted on 03/20/2019 April is Museum Month on Chicago's North Shore, meaning it’s the perfect time to revisit a favorite museum in order to check out a new exhibit or discover a new museum entirely (especially on those inevitable rainy spring days!). Throughout the month, local museums will be offering special deals and gifts — all you have to do is show the museum this page on your phone. And don’t forget to show us all the fun you’re having by using #NSMM19 on social media. READ MORE
How to Entertain Your Holiday GuestsPosted on 12/07/2018 The holiday season is a wonderful time to gather with family and loved ones to reflect on everything the year brought. But if you’re hosting, you know there can be a lot to prepare. Whether you could use at least one meal cooked by someone else or are looking for just a little more room for your many visitors, there are many local businesses ready to help you entertain. Here are a few fun things to do with your guests (that will also help you show off Chicago’s North Shore). READ MORE
Plan a Perfect Fall Day Around Chicago’s North ShorePosted on 10/11/2018 Fall might be the most perfect time to explore Chicago’s North Shore — temperatures are just right and nature’s changing colors add a gorgeous backdrop to your day. If you’re ready to discover everything the area has to offer, we’ve created four different itineraries for you to enjoy, all that include activities and a meal. Whether you try one or all four, show us your favorite spots using #chicagonorthshore on Instagram for a chance to be featured on our page! READ MORE
Where to Take Your Summer Visitors on Chicago’s North Shore Posted on 05/18/2018 Summer is a great time to visit Chicago’s North Shore, so you should be prepared for frequent guests. Fortunately, that’s easy thanks to these must-visit destinations. Want to enjoy the great outdoors? You can! Want to get out of the heat and into a world-class museum? You can! Want to listen to amazing music under the stars? You can! Read on to start creating your perfect summer itinerary. READ MORE
13 Things to Do on a Cold or Snowy DayPosted on 01/09/2018 With the holiday season behind us, it’s time for the harsh realities of winter to set in. But while it might be easy to snuggle up under a blanket and decide to never leave the house until spring arrives, why not make the most of the season? Here on Chicago’s North Shore, there are plenty of ways to actually enjoy winter, from indoor sports and events to museums and theaters. So bundle up and make your way to these local spots. READ MORE
The Best Things to Do This Fall on Chicago’s North Shore Posted on 10/05/2017 Ah, fall. Crunchy leaves, brisk temperatures, chunky sweaters — it’s possible that this is the most wonderful time of the year. That’s certainly true when it comes to seasonal events and activities. The fun won’t stop this season on the North Shore with events for foodies, families, theater fans and more. So mark your calendars now! You won’t want to miss any of these events. READ MORE
Best Places to Get Pizza on Chicago's North ShorePosted on 09/20/2017 There’s just something about pizza that makes any day instantly better. And the options are almost endless! From thin crust to pan to deep dish, plus a variety of cheeses and seemingly hundreds of toppings, no two pizzas are ever quite the same. So the next time you’re craving pizza night, turn to one of these local establishments for your perfect pie.
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