Summertime is arguably Chicago’s best season, complete with neighborhood festivals, sunny skies and an extreme desire for cool, tasty treats. To help you beat the heat, we’ve put together a list of some of Chicago’s essential ice cream shops. In no particular order, here are 10 of the city’s most revered favorites:
Whether you take to the water or enjoy shopping and dining local, look no further than Michigan City and Harbor Country for a weekend getaway — two of our favorite destinations along the shores of Lake Michigan. If you are planning a trip this summer or joining us for our annual Home for the Summer tour, kicking off this Saturday, June 13th, check out some of our tried-and-true recommendations.
There are few nights more magical than the Fourth of July — when communities gather to watch fireworks celebrations all over Chicagoland.
Even though Independence Day falls this year on a Thursday, there are plenty of opportunities to catch a great fireworks show.
Whether you’re seeking the downtown experience at Navy Pier, taking in the sights and sounds at your community park or watching the sky light up from your vacation home, here are a few of the best shows around town:
If we could describe St. Charles in one word, it would be vibrant. This western suburb houses an array of cuisines, historic venues, a bustling downtown along the scenic Fox River, and an incredible community. It’s easy to call this idyllic and charming city home, so @properties did just that. Here are 10 reasons why we love St. Charles: