Where to Enjoy Outdoor Music on Chicago’s North ShorePosted on 07/08/2019 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. READ MORE
Ride the Waves on Chicago’s North ShorePosted on 06/13/2019 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. READ MORE
8 Family-Friendly Nights Out on the North ShorePosted on 06/05/2019 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).
Check out the Mural Scene on Chicago’s North ShorePosted on 05/22/2019 We love museums, but you don’t have to visit one to get up close to art. That’s because there’s amazing street art to be found all across Chicago’s North Shore. From colorful geometric designs to inspirational quotes, these are the must-see murals in Skokie and Evanston (plus nearby restaurants so you can enjoy a full day of exploring). READ MORE
What and Where to Eat This Memorial DayPosted on 05/10/2019 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.
How to Spend Your Labor Day Weekend on Chicago’s North ShorePosted on 08/08/2018 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. READ MORE
5 Ways to Cool Off This Summer on Chicago’s North Shore Posted on 07/13/2018 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. READ MORE
4 Can’t-Miss Summer Music Festivals on Chicago’s North Shore Posted on 07/10/2018 Nothing says summer quite like an outdoor music festival, and there are plenty to enjoy this year. Whether you’re looking for a blast from the past, want to rock out to today’s hottest artists, love a good tribute band, or are looking to sing along with your kiddos, there will be something for every type of music lover on Chicago’s North Shore this season. So read on to learn more about the four summer music festivals you cannot miss. READ MORE
4 Best Sidewalk Sales to Shop This Summer on Chicago’s North Shore Posted on 06/29/2018 When the weather is nice, do you want to spend all your time inside? Of course not! You want to soak in the sunshine and enjoy cool summer breezes. Fortunately, you can take advantage of sunny days and do a little shopping thanks to a variety of sidewalk sales taking place throughout Chicago’s North Shore this month. Mark the following dates in your calendar because you won’t want to miss these hot deals, family friendly activities, and more. READ MORE
The Best Places to Picnic (and Where to Get Your Picnic Food) on Chicago’s North ShorePosted on 06/25/2018 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. READ MORE