Girl’s Day Out: Free Chicago Walking Tour

One thing that has been on my Chicago bucket list for some time is signing up for a walking tour through Chicago. I did some research and I thought I would try Free Tours by Foot. It sounded like a cool concept because the tour is essentially free but you pay what you think the tour was worth at the end. It’s a very inexpensive and great way to see Chicago on foot, perfect for visitors and locals on a budget. I say locals as well because I am a Chicagoan and I really enjoyed the tour, and I actually did learn…

A Girl’s Guide to Planning a Chicago Photo Scavenger Hunt

Scavenger hunts are actually really easy to plan and so much fun! We did one last year with a huge group of friends. I think we had four or five teams and it was such a blast! Planning a Chicago photo scavenger hunt with your friends is perfect because you can take photos of all your tasks and easily keep track and have proof of everything you and your team has completed within in your group.

A Girl’s Guide: What Chicago’s Biggest Influencers Love to do with their Girlfriends in Chicago

For those of you that follow Girl’s Guide Chicago, you know that I love to write guides so you can have fun and experience the best of Chicago with your girlfriends. For this girl’s guide, I thought it would be fun to get some of my favorite Chicago influencers and bloggers to share with me their favorite places to hang out with their girlfriends in the city. And so they did! I was so curious to see what they loved to do with their girlfriends throughout the city and I really love how this guide turned out. It’s cool to see…

Chicago Fall Bucket List 2017 (Not For Tourist Edition)

Can you believe that it will be official fall in just a few weeks? August seemed to just fly by but I was glad that I was able to do almost everything I wanted to do this summer on my summer bucket list. Although, I still have a few things to do before fall officially sets in. You know us Chicagoan really make the most of us being outside. You gotta get in those rooftop and patio days! I have to say I love fall here in the city. There is actually a lot to see and do. It’s really…

A Girl’s Guide to 20 Places to Hang Out With Your Dog in Chicago

Chicago is such a dog friendly city! I absolutely love the fact that we can bring our dog Bella to so many fun places throughout the city. And, I know she having fun when we do different things with her and take her places because you can literally see the joy in her face. Yes, you really can, any proud dog mom out there can relate to me. Since I’m such a big dog lover I thought it was important to put together a girl’s guide for us doggie moms. There’s actually some really cool things to do with your…

A Girl’s Guide to 25 Inexpensive Things to do With Your Girlfriends in Chicago

I love going out and trying every new restaurant I can, going out for cocktails, and spending the day shopping and brunching with friends. But who doesn’t? And as you know, being an adult and living in the city gets expensive and sometimes you just feel really broke and you have to start getting creative with what you choose to do. The great thing about living in a big city is there actually is so much to do and there’s actually some really fun, free and inexpensive things to do all over Chicago. So, use this girl’s guide to help…

A Girl’s Guide to Favorite Movies That Were Filmed in Chicago

I’m such a huge movie lover. My husband and I go to movies and watch movies at home all the time. However, there is nothing like seeing a movie that is filmed in Chicago. It just makes you feel so excited and proud to be part of this city. We will often point out, oh that’s this or that, or that’s cool that they filmed there. It’s also interesting to see how much Chicago has changed over the years. You can use this girl’s guide to not only explore places all over the city but visit the most popular locations of…

A Girl’s Guide to the Double Decker Bus Tour

For all the years I have lived in Chicago I had never taken the Double Decker Bus Tour. My friends and I have been doing some fun touristy things throughout this summer and we thought that the Chicago bus tour would be a fun and different way to see the city. I always try to look for discounts whenever doing something like this and we ended up getting a Groupon so our pass for the day was $30 (regular $40) which I thought was a great deal and worth it. We ended up staying on the bus the whole time, for both…

A Girl’s Guide to Planning a Summer Bachelorette Party in Chicago

Stuck on what to do for your friend’s bachelorette party? It can be pretty stressful on what to do for the bride to be and not everyone wants to get drunk on a trolley. Sorry if that is your thing but it’s just not for me. I think there are so many other fun and creative ways to throw a great bachelorette party in Chicago. A girl’s guide to 12 great ideas for a summer bachelorette party Here are my favorite ideas for planning a really fun bachelorette party in Chicago. What is also really great about this guide is…