The Local Tourist Guides

We've been sharing things to do in Chicago for 16 years, so we know a thing or two about the Windy City.

Carillon at Chicago Botanic Garden

The Chicago Botanic Garden is an oasis in the northern Chicago suburb of Glencoe. The 385-acre attraction features over 2.5 million plants that represent nearly 10,000 varieties.

Ultimate Guide to Navy Pier in Chicago

There are so many things to do at Navy Pier. There's a reason it's one of Chicago's most popular attractions. Find out everything you need to know with this ultimate resource for Navy Pier.

Known as the "People's Palace," the Chicago Cultural Center is an active center for the arts

The Chicago Cultural Center is a downtown landmark and one of Chicago's brightest gems. Known as The People's Palace, it was the nation's first free municipal cultural venue, and today its programming in the arts makes it one of the most popular attractions in the city.

Lincoln Park Zoo

Lincoln Park Zoo is a free Chicago zoo that's open 365 days a year and features animals from every climate. We've got your guide on things to do at this popular Chicago attraction.

The Local Tourist's Guide to Millennium Park

Millennium Park is an impressive Chicago park that is a destination for both locals and tourists. It's the most popular attraction in the city, and with its public spaces and year-round calendar of events it's easy to see why.