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The first time I visited Springfield, Illinois, I wanted to know if there was any unique local food I should try. My boyfriend, a Springfield native, told me about...

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When Chicago's winter settles in, it’s tempting to build a blanket fort and lose yourself to a Downton Abbey marathon. But if you do, you’ll miss out on...

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The holidays have a way of sneaking into Chicago, slowly but surely filling the streets with twinkling lights and nostalgic music, building the “White Christmas”...

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Chicago guidebooks and best-of lists all include the Art Institute, Museum of Science and Industry, Wrigley Field, Millennium Park and Chicago-style pizza. But take...

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“How much longer until we get to Burlington?” I asked my husband as the sky darkened. “Can’t be much farther south,” he said, glancing at our car’s compass. ...

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The Soho House Chicago, The Godfrey Hotel and Kinzie Hotel offer Chicago travelers stylish lodging options.
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Chicago’s lakefront, waterways, parks and gardens make it easy to be outdoors and exercise year-round. Here are some of my favorite ways and places to actively...

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I love the Windy City this time of year.

The weather is still warm enough to hit the beach—sans crowds—and it's the perfect time to get away and check out ...

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Chicago may be the Midwest’s largest city, but enjoying it doesn’t have cost big bucks. Here are our top picks for saving time and money, including free museums,...

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Hovering above Michigan Avenue, a new attraction provides dizzying views of the Windy City.

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