Results tagged with 'shedd aquarium'
Published Oct. 9, 2014
Looking for a quick and easy getaway? Chicago's just a short, smooth train ride south and whether you're traveling with kids, as a couple or on your own, the possibilities are endless. So endless that it might seem a little daunting to plan. Don't you worry, sit back and let us do the work. Here are three quick and easy Windy City overnights that will make for memorable little getaways.
Published Dec. 10, 2012
With over 32,500 animals, representing nearly 1,500 species including fish, marine mammals, birds, snakes, amphibians and insects, Chicago's Shedd Aquarium has the most diverse collection in the world. Visiting the Shedd is a completely do-able day trip for Milwaukeeans.
Published June 16, 2009
Don't let the big buildings fool you, Chicago is a perfect day-out vacation. The key is to make your outing a surgical strike. Don't try to do too much in a single day and do some basic planning before you go.
Published Dec. 22, 2007
Recently, my family spent a snowy weekend in Chicago, trying to recreate the holiday magic of my youth when my mom would take us to Rockefeller Center and 5th Avenue to see the window displays, lights and skaters.