Chicagoland Trip Planner
Welcome to Chicagoland!
This WorldWeb.com travel and tourism guide for Chicagoland, featuring hotels and other accommodations, tours, attractions, events, shopping and more, will help you plan a successful visit to Chicagoland, Illinois, U.S.A.
As the name implies, this area of Illinois encompasses not just the city of Chicago but the surrounding area as well, offering a wealth of traveler services and attractions. Located in the Northeastern corner of the state, Chicagoland is also home to such notable cities as Joliet, Des Plaines, Schaumburg, Skokie and many other small towns that help to give the area its distinct flavor. The city of Joliet features a number of historic attractions including a defunct Iron Works site and a Historical Museum chronicling the area's past. Joliet is also the place to book boat cruises on the Illinois River. The town of Skokie boasts a Sculpture Park with two miles of park land that is adorned with 60 contemporary art installations. Nearby Schaumburg regales visitors with the Medieval Times Dinner and Touranment, a recreation featuring knights and damsels in addition to an old fashioned feast. The town of Des Plaines is home to a replica of the first McDonald's restaurant, complete with 1950s style kitchen and antique cars parked outside. And, of course, Chicago offers a range of attractions that include the Sears Tower, the Brookfield Zoo and the Museum of Science and Industry.
Current & Upcoming Events [ View All ]
Looking for something to do in Chicagoland? Check out these current and upcoming events. If you know of an event that is not listed in the travel guide, please feel free to add an event listing (it's free).
- How We Got On
Sep 29 to Oct 02, Oct 06 to Oct 09, Oct 13 to Oct 16, Oct 20 to Oct 23, Oct 27 to Oct 30, Nov 03 to Nov 06, Nov 10 to Nov 12 » Chicago
- Porchlight Revisits "The Rink"
Oct 04 to Oct 06 » The Standard Club Chicago
- The Medium
Oct 07 to Oct 09, Oct 14 to Oct 16, Oct 21 to Oct 23, Oct 28 to Oct 30 » Chicago
- The Bank of America Chicago Marathon
Oct 09 » Chicago
- Saturn Returns
Oct 13 to Oct 15, Oct 20 to Oct 22, Oct 27 to Oct 29, Nov 03 to Nov 05, Nov 10 to Nov 13, Nov 17 to Nov 19 » Chicago
- Chicago International Film Festival
Oct 13 to Oct 27 » Chicago
- Chicago Tap Theatre Honors Broadway Legend Ben Vereen
Oct 14 » Chicago
- Lynn Sage Cancer Research Foundation's 3rd Annual Pink Path Run 5K Run/Walk
Oct 15 » Chicago
- Ringside for Mercy's Sake - Mercy Home for Boys and Girls
Oct 15 » Marriott Chicago Downtown
- Spirit of Youth Festival
Oct 15 » Chicago
- 2nd International Conference on Respiratory and Pulmonary Medicine.
Oct 17 to Oct 19 » Doubletree Hotel & Conference Center Chicago North Shore Skokie
Oct 22 to Oct 23, Oct 29 to Oct 30, Nov 05 to Nov 06, Nov 12 to Nov 13, Nov 19 to Nov 20, Nov 26 to Nov 27 » Chicago