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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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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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What and Where to Eat This Memorial Day Posted on 05/10/2019
Listing Photo Memorial Day marks the unofficial start of summer, and we can’t wait to get out and start enjoying what makes Chicago’s North Shore so great. Here are some of the best places to eat this Memorial Day weekend and beyond. To see a full list of dining options on Chicago's North Shore click here.
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Where to Celebrate Cinco de Mayo on Chicago’s North Shore Posted on 04/18/2019
Listing Photo Contrary to popular belief, Cinco de Mayo is not Mexico's Independence Day, but actually a celebration in honor of Mexico's victory in the Battle of Puebla against France in 1862. This year, Cinco de Mayo falls on a Sunday, making it the perfect way to end your weekend and celebrate Mexican culture by gathering with good friends over delicious food and drinks. Fortunately for us, Chicago's North Shore is home to a variety of restaurants serving authentic Mexican cuisine in cool locales. Start planning your May 5 celebration at one of these restaurants.
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Where to Go for Girls’ Night Out on Chicago’s North Shore Posted on 04/11/2019
Listing Photo After a stressful week, it’s best to spend a fun night with your closest friends. Whether you’re hosting girlfriends from out of town and want to show off the area you call home or simply haven’t seen your local pals in a while, Chicago’s North Shore has plenty to offer for your next girls’ night out. From cooking classes to wine tastings, here are some of the best things to do with your girlfriends.
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Where to Brunch on Chicago’s North Shore Posted on 03/01/2019
Listing Photo After a long week at work, there’s nothing better than catching up with friends and family over delicious breakfast food. And if you can sleep in a little bit before you go, even better! Brunch is a must on the weekend, and you don’t have to travel far to get some delicious fare. From eggs and pancakes, to more traditional lunch items (if you’re not feeling breakfast anymore), here are some of the best brunch spots on the North Shore.
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Spring Break Ideas on Chicago’s North Shore Posted on 02/18/2019
Listing Photo Believe it or not, spring will be here before we know it. Although we're still dreaming of heading outside for the day without having to bundle up to do so, now is the perfect time to start planning your spring break on Chicago's North Shore. Whether you're looking for ways to keep kiddos entertained or want to spend some quality time with your significant other, there's plenty to do and eat all break long. Book your hotel now in Glenview, Northbrook, or another surrounding suburb so you can be centrally located to these destinations and activities.
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Hot Restaurants to Explore During North Shore Restaurant Month Posted on 01/25/2019
Listing Photo North Shore Restaurant Month is back and better than ever! This February*, some of the North Shore’s best restaurants will be offering can’t-miss dining deals and prix fixe menus perfect for those days and nights when you want to celebrate, hang out with friends and family, or simply don’t want to cook. All you have to do is show your server this page on your phone and you’ll be dining in no time. Read on to find some of this year’s best deals, and find a complete list of participating restaurants here.
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The Best Places for Hot Cocoa on Chicago’s North Shore Posted on 01/09/2019
Listing Photo During the cold winter months, there’s a surefire (and delicious!) way to warm up: hot chocolate. This favorite hot drink brings back memories of childhood days sledding and building snowmen before heading home for a mug of delicious hot cocoa (preferably topped with marshmallows or a generous amount of whipped cream). Get back some of that feeling of loving the season instead of dreading how much time you’ll have to spend shoveling with a visit to these restaurants and coffee shops that are serving up some seriously tasty (and sometimes boozy) hot chocolate.
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How to Entertain Your Holiday Guests Posted on 12/07/2018
Listing Photo 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).
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