Most people think about heading to one of the coasts when they need a beach retreat, but you don’t need an ocean to find an epic beach town. It’s actually the middle of the country that’s privy to some of the most surprising travel gems for summertime fun.
It’s super easy to want to crank up the heat, bury yourself in a blanket, and Netflix and chill from November through April. But fight the urge because Chicago actually has plenty of year-round attractions, many of which are even better in the winter.
Content Produced in Partnership with Amtrak and Samsonite For some reason, I’ve found that holiday travel brings out the worst in people. It’s supposed to be a time for cheer, but instead, the airport becomes a place of scrooges, overrun […]
When people meet me for the first time and find out what I do, they generally ask one of two questions: “What’s your favorite country?” or “What’s your favorite restaurant?” Travel is a topic I could talk about all day […]
While I regularly complained about the hassles of living downtown (creeps on the El, terrible drivers, the lingering stench of pee), leaving Chicago was by no means an easy decision. Sure, you make choices that steer your direction in life like where […]