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5 New Year’s Resolutions for the Traveler In All of Us

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1. I will intentionally plan my relaxation & vacation time. Everybody needs a vacation, even if it’s a staycation. But guess what, it doesn’t just  happen. YOU have to do it. YOU have to say, “I deserve down time and I’m not going to feel guilty about taking it.” You may give & give and […]

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A Taste of History and Celebrity at the Chicago Theatre

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Hey there! My name is Samuel and I’m the Marketing Manager at here Best Western Plus River North Hotel. The job – which involves being downtown in Chicago – definitely has some huge perks. And one of the biggest is getting to go behind-the-scenes at some of Chicago’s biggest, most famous, and sometimes little-known attractions. […]

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Chicago Attractions within Walking Distance

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Locals know it as The Loop. The Loop is the historical commercial center of Downtown Chicago, a hotspot chockfull of dining, shopping, entertainment, and the most fun things to do in Chicago. When you stay at our hotel, you have quick, convenient access to this hub of personal and professional attractions as well as this […]

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Slicing Up Chicago Style Pizza

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If you love the taste, the crisp, the cheese and the hands-on experience of pizza, Chicago is the motherland of “za” and a sanctuary of pie. Known for its Chicago-style, deep dish, pizza – thick, complex, saucy and smothered with mozzarella – Chicago is home to the best pizza restaurants, joints, dives and parlors in […]

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Navy Pier Package at Best Western Plus River North

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The most exciting attraction in Chicago, Navy Pier is a waterfront playground on Lake Michigan. This lakeside entertainment landmark features unique attractions, parks, promenades, gardens, museums, art exhibits, shops, restaurants, rides and exciting events.  Experience a true Chicago tradition at Navy Pier, where families and friends come together for fun in Windy City. Head over […]

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Best Beaches of Chicago

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Edging Lake Michigan, Chicago is an urban playground with miles of sandy beaches lining the lakefront. Surrounded by soaring skyscrapers and the vibrant energy of the Windy City, Chicago’s 23 beautiful beaches have a unique vibe and feel. Whether you want to soak up the sun, play a game of volleyball, build a sandcastle, spark […]

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Chicago by Bike

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With miles of bike paths along Lake Michigan, beautiful park trails, and eclectic neighborhoods, Chicago is an eco-conscious and bike friendly town. Chicago is home to exciting bike tours, cool bike shops where you can find rentals, and year-round bike events, including the annual Bike to Work Rally on Daley Plaza, that celebrate the city’s […]

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6 Ways to Experience Chicago’s Architecture Tours

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Architecture tours abound in Chicago and you’re bound to be spellbound by them all. They’re all given by Chicago Architecture Foundation docents who are well-versed in all aspects of the city’s buildings and history. So you can rest assured that you’ll be in good hands. All right, enough chatter, let’s get to the heart of […]

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Top 5 Things You Must Do At Millennium Park

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Millennium Park in Chicago is one heck of a beautiful park. Covering 24 awesome acres, this downtown oasis always has something going on and you will always be enchanted, enthralled, and entertained. Now let’s skip the hyperbole and get to the top five things you must do at Millennium Park. 1. Let’s say you want to […]

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5 Ways To Blend In With Chicagoans

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I moved to Chicago from Michigan after graduating college about 3 years ago. In 3 years guess how much I’ve learned about what it means to be a Chicagoan? Not as much as I’d hoped. Chicagoans are still a mystery in a lot of ways. But there are a few things I’ve gleaned and I’m […]

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