Get ready for one of the most fun biking events of the year! The Active Transportation Alliance sponsors this annual ride with four different routes to choose from, each exploring Chicago’s vibrant and diverse neighborhoods, lush parks and historic architecture, plus sample food from your choice of 3 great restaurants.
Head to Cary on a Wednesday evening and you can expect the best in hot rods, muscle cars, classic cars and more. Cary Cruise Nights are held every Wednesday from June 4th through August 27th, in the street right out front of the Tracks Bar & Grill, which serves one of the best burgers in McHenry county.
What a better way to spend a morning or afternoon, then to shop your local market. Purchase the freshest ingredients available. Select from organic, locally sustainable produce, eggs, cheeses, humanely grown and raised meats, and more. Many of the markets have live entertainment, children’s activities, cooking classes, demonstrations and more!
One of the surest signs of Summer is the return of Racing to Arlington Park Race Track. The track is open and running full speed, so hop on the Metra Northwest Line and be delivered right to their door. A day at the Track is always a fun and exciting way to spend a day with friends & family.
Don’t miss the best 5 hours of biking, BIKE THE DRIVE! Catch the sunrise and continue riding for 5 car free hours on Chicago’s Lake Shore Drive. Bike as much or as little as you like. The complete round trip encompasses 30 scenic miles, with 5 starting points.
This years fireworks along the Northwest Line start on July 2nd with the last town, Fox River Grove on the 12th. So get out and enjoy the show. Many of the towns have celebrations, festivals and parades as well.
Chicago Insiders Secrets include tips on how to save money, places to go and how to get there. Some of these tips will make getting around half the fun. If you have a secret you would like to share we would love to hear from you.
The weekend of Memorial Day kicks off the summer season in Barrington with several events including the annual Art Festival with Art, Music, a Wine & Beer Garden and Children’s Activities. The Memorial Day Parade and an Open House at the Barrington White House.
If you are looking for a special way to celebrate Easter and perhaps start a new tradition, here are some great suggestions. From Easter Egg Hunts and Visits with the Bunny to Breakfast or Lunch with the Bunny, there is something for everyone.
Celebrate the coming of Groundhog Day with this week-long celebration in the charming town of Woodstock. Woodstock Square was the filming site for the 1993 Movie ‘Groundhog Day’. Come and welcome Woodstock Willie and take part in this week long celebration. You will find fun for everyone, with Walking Tours, Screenings of the Movie at the Woodstock Theater, Dances, Bowling, and the Groundhog Day Prognostication.