Five Ways to Save in Chicago

When you are one of the biggest cities in the United States, you are no doubt also one of the most expensive for the traveler. Chicago is no different than Los Angeles or New York when it comes to expenses. While it might have better deals than New York, it can still be a budget-breaking destination. However, it would be a shame to miss out on the tasty food, lively scene, wondrous architecture and baseball games that this city has to offer. Rather than just head for more budget destinations, here are a few ways to save in Chicago.

Read more »
A Guide to Visiting Chicago’s Millennium Park

What was for over 150 years an industrial wasteland occupied by the Illinois Central Railroad is now one of Chicago’s most famous attractions for both travelers and locals. A stroll through Millennium Park spans 24.5 acres of Chicago real estate, flirting with the water’s edge. It is an attraction overflowing with arty sights and sounds, mostly at no charge to enjoy them. Coined Millennium Park for its projected opening in 2000, the park wouldn’t grace Chicago with its presence until 2004. Regardless of the delay, Millennium Park is an unmissable attraction in Chicago. With all of that acreage, you would hate to miss some of the park’s most impressive sights. From facts about Millennium Park’s fixtures to its overall composition, visitors can follow this simple guide to visiting a few of the park’s free highlights.

Read more »
Three Dishes of Chicago Deep-Dish Pizza

It is large, multifaceted and incredibly filling. It is no wonder that a city that could be described by these attributes produces a style of pizza that fits this description. Chicago style pizza has received fame around the world, so much so that it is not too uncommon to see deep dish pizza on the menu of a restaurant very far away from the Windy City. This colossal style of pizza is perhaps at its best in the city of its birth. If you are visiting Chicago, you must save room and sample the deep dish pizzas throughout the city. To cut back on those few bad seeds, here are a few tried and tested deep dish staples in Chicago that by no means will leave you hungry.

Read more »
Chicago in Your Pocket: Four Apps for Travelers in the Windy City

Much like New York City and Los Angeles, America’s largest cities can often overwhelm the traveler. Chicago is no different, where not just its wind can blow you away, but the size of the city can knock travelers to the ground in exhaustion. From the sheer number of places to eat, drink and see, you need a few guides to lead you in the right direction. Travel apps certainly come in handy in these big cities, including in Chicago. Before you leave with thoughts of deep-dish pizza and giant beans, pack these Chicago themed travel apps.

Read more »
Top Three Handmade Boutiques in Chicago

While it may not be Paris or New York, Chicago can certainly hold its own in terms of great designer boutiques. The last time I was in the windy city, I was pleased to see a focus on (and real enthusiasm for) “shopping local” and supporting independent boutiques. Here are my top three suggestions for boutiques that feature handmade goods (many of them created by local artists and desginers) in the Chicago metro area.

Read more »

Book with OneTravel

  • Flights
  • Hotels
  • Cars
From:
To:
Click here for calendar
Time:
Click here for calendar
Time:
Adults:
Seniors: (65+)
Children:(2-11)
Infants on lap:
Infants on seat:
Class:
$ 15 OFF
Big Savings Coupon Code: Blog15

RecentPosts

  • 5 Tips for Avoiding Tourist TrapsComments: 0Rating: 0 / 0


  • By:Jen Westmoreland Bouchard, last post 13 Aug 2014
  • Let’s be honest, some tourist attractions are well worth experiencing, but others are simply a waste of time and money. Rest assured, even the most seasoned traveler falls prey to tourist traps from time to time (or perhaps I’m just speaking for this seasoned traveler). However, there are some tried and true techniques you can use to avoid tourist traps the next time you’re in an unfamiliar place. Here are my top five suggestions....read more

  • 5 Tips For Learning a New LanguageComments: 0Rating: 0 / 0


  • By:Suzy Guese, last post 13 Aug 2014
  • Learning a new language is never easy. Many beginners end up throwing in the towel. If you want to make picking up a new language a little bit more manageable and less of a tongue twister, here are five tips to follow that will have you blabbing in a new language in no time....read more

  • Extend Your Summer! @VisitFlorida Blogger Kara Franker Talks Ft. LauderdaleComments: 0Rating: 0 / 0


  • By:OneTravel Staff, last post 13 Aug 2014
  • Planning a Florida getaway CAN be as stress-free as your time spent on the sand. We asked pro wanderer and OneTravel Twitter chat co-host Kara Franker of Kara On the Coast to share her best summer packing tips, first travel experience, and what sets Ft. Lauderdale apart as a vacation destination....read more

  • 7 Exciting Things To Do in Fort LauderdaleComments: 0Rating: 0 / 0


  • By:Suzy Guese, last post 12 Aug 2014
  • Fort Lauderdale was once the spring-breaker’s go-to destination. While the city on the southeast coast of Florida still attracts those looking to soak up the sand, sun, surf and maybe a cocktail or two, the city is showing a different crowd another side. From historic homes to mermaid shows, Fort Lauderdale surprises with its rich natural scene, art and culture. You won’t want to miss these seven exciting attractions in town....read more

  • How Many Airports Does London Actually Have?Comments: 1Rating: 0 / 0

    1
  • By:Chris Osburn, last post 12 Aug 2014
  • Depending on how you look at it, there are as many as six airports servicing the greater London area. Each one has international flights and only one is actually within the city limits of London. Here's a list of London's six airports along with brief descriptions including proximity to Trafalgar Square (considered by many to be the center of London) to help you determine where to catch your flight....read more