The warm weather is on the way, so get ready for a day in the country. If you are coming in from Chicago, Harvard is the last stop on the Pacific Northwest Metra Line. It also is a great place to pick up the Long Prairie Bike Trail. This trail will take you by many small communities along the way.
If you are looking for a romantic evening, a get together with good friends, or a fun family night out, these concerts are for you. Bring your blanket or lawn chairs and pack your picnic basket and head on out to enjoy an evening of live music, summer air and a sunset. Best of all they are FREE!!!
During the month of March everyone is a little Irish. With this listing of Saint Patrick’s Day festivals, Parties and parades you will be able to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day From Friday through Tuesday. So don your green and get ready to party!
If you ride the train through Palatine then you most likely have seen this Palatine landmark. Durty Nellie’s is known for their Great Food, Live Music and Outstanding Selection of Beer. Their Convenient location across from the Palatine Metra station makes this pub an ideal choice for your next pub crawl.
If you are looking for a unique outing this winter, put this one on your bucket list. Grab your family or a group of friends and head to Fox River Grove.Watch top ranked ski jumpers from around the world compete. Grab a drink, a bite to eat and gather around the fire-barrel and have some fun
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.
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.