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Tour Chicago’s Historic Old Town Area

Tour Chicago’s Historic Old Town Area
... iconic neighborhoods. This summer, Chicago’s Old Town neighborhood will have a new Old Town InstaGreeter program where volunteers give free walking tours of Old Town. The tours are coordinated by the Chicago Office of Tourism and will start from Second City (1616 North Wells St.; map it). Every Saturday from May 29 through October 9, stop by the Second City lobby anytime between 10 a.m. and 3 p.m. for a one-hour “walkabout of Old Town guided by a friendly, knowledgeable volunteer Chicagoan.” Tours...
April 28th, 2010 | Lisa Davis | Read More | Comments: 3
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It’s Hollywood Down Under on Sydney Movie Tours

It’s Hollywood Down Under on Sydney Movie Tours
... take you to some of the silver screen’s hottest spots. The Imperial Hotel, as seen in "Priscilla: Queen of the Desert" The company’s walking tours set off from Martin Place. You might remember this area’s fountain from The Matrix. This two-hour tour will visit plenty more iconic locations just like this. Fans of The Man of Steel might like to try the special Superman Returns Walking Tour. You’ll visit some of the places where the movie was shot, and hear stories about the stars...
April 19th, 2010 | Lauren Katulka | Read More | Comments: 0
Filed under: coach tours, featuredarticle, guided tours, landmarks, movies, walking tours

Springtime Walking Tours in Chicago

Springtime Walking Tours in Chicago
Now that the weather is showing some semblance of spring in Chicago, it’s a great time to get outside and tour the city. Chicago is one of the more “walkable” destinations in the U.S. From its neighborhoods that have a variety of boutique shops, cozy restaurants and coffee shops, to move glamorous addresses like Michigan Avenue, the Windy City has plenty to offer by foot. In honor of baseball, which will begin in Chicago in the next couple of weeks, why not take a tour of the city’s famous...
March 30th, 2010 | Lisa Davis | Read More | Comments: 2
Filed under: featuredarticle, spring, walking tours, Wrigley Field

Start Your Spring Off Right with a Walking Tour of Chicago

Start Your Spring Off Right with a Walking Tour of Chicago
... Zoo (map it); and boating on Lake Michigan, it’s one of the best cities in the U.S. for walking. Below is a guide to some of Chicago’s top walking tours. Chicago native Terry Sullivan does private and personalized walking tours through  Walk Chicago. Tours include Public Art in the Loop, Wrigley Field, and Chinatown. Costs range from $25 to $40 per person based on the tour’s length – two to four hours. The City of Chicago puts on several tours throughout the year including a...
February 26th, 2010 | Lisa Davis | Read More | Comments: 0
Filed under: featuredarticle, history, spring break, Tours, walking tours

NYC’s Most Unique Walking Tours

NYC’s Most Unique Walking Tours
... the big picture and more like walking seminars. Bringing this same formula to NYC, guides lay it on heavy in extremes from sensory laden chocolate walking tours in Soho led by locally renowned pastry chefs to deep hands-on examinations of lower Manhattan’s urban archaeological sites. Big Onion walking tours Offering a rotating roster of nearly 30 history-based neighborhood walks since 1991, Big Onion is quick to point out, in support of their namesake, that NYC was called the Big Onion long...
February 20th, 2010 | Steve Mirsky | Read More | Comments: 0
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Sketching Seattle

Seattle is a beautiful city, and I’ve often tried to capture it in words, photos, emotions, and food.  But I’ve never tried to capture it with my own sketches.  I’m not an artist.  But that doesn’t mean that I don’t wish I could put pencil to paper (or charcoal, acrylic, pastels, etc.) and show you my hometown. That’s where Travel to Sketch comes in.  Whether you’re a visitor to Seattle who wants to sketch their vacation, or a resident who wants an opportunity to look at the city...
September 7th, 2009 | Mary Jo Manzanares | Read More | Comments: 0
Filed under: art classes, Great Walks, History & Information, learning to draw, Scenic & Short Trips, Seattle tours, sketch tours, sketching, The Arts, Tours, travel journaling, walking tours

Beat the Heat … in Sedona

Often called “Red Rock Country” Sedona is a playground for everyone – whether you’re into history and archaeology; arts and culture; power shopping; or hiking and outdoor sports.  Lucky for us Phoenicians you can take advantage of these late summer specials in a place that I’ve always thought has the most spectacular scenery in the world. Visit Sedonas main web site for the many available deals. HOTEL DISCOUNTS: Radisson Poco Diablo Resort – Save 30% per night in August 877-282-5755 Ask...
August 19th, 2009 | Heather Wright Schlichting | Read More | Comments: 0
Filed under: Attractions, Events, Family Friendly, Food & Beverage, Harley, History & Information, hotel discounts, Hotels & Places to Stay, jeep tours, Must-See Sights, Scenic & Short Trips, Sedona, Shopping, Sports & Recreation, Tours, walking tours, wine tasting