Getting to know a city is best done on foot. Chicago is no different. But this city is vast and to traverse as much of it as possible you will need to travel in numbers. This is where the Chicago Walking Meetup comes in.
This Meetup has been in existence since January 2016. It convenes once a month at an appointed time and street. The purpose is not just to walk across Chicago, but to celebrate it. The mission of the Meetup says it is designed to celebrate the creation and meaningful events of each street. In order to do this properly, the length of the entire street needs to be walked. People are encouraged to stay for the entirety, but if you need to leave at some point, you should. Don’t let limited time discourage you from experiencing the city.
These walks are not silent affairs. The history of the street and the narrative of its buildings, past and ruins are woven together through the walk. Stops are made along the way and streets that have already been walked include Belmont, Lincoln, King Drive and Western. The lengths of these streets range from 7 to 24 miles
Bleisure — it’s a term we’re all familiar with these days. After all, millennials drive the rising trend, combining business and leisure trips regularly. Take a few days to decompress in a new destination after a hectic schedule of meetings and business.
Friends and family members of travelers are always looking for the right gift. It’s hard to find something that will surprise a traveler and also be something they use often. Many are trying to look past the typical gifts travelers get, such as notebooks and pens, and looking more toward destination-specific or more unique items. Gift giving can be difficult for some that don’t know what a traveler is looking for or needs, but these three gifts are a great starting point.
While your first inclination might be panic when you map out the various appointments and meetings on your upcoming business trip, relax. Trust us, a rental car has you covered.