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Happy Holidays From Weekendtrips.com

on December 25, 2013

Dear Weekendtrips.com readers, With the holiday season upon us, there is no better time to remember the important things and at the forefront of that is family and friends. Wishing you the best of this holiday season from my family…

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The scent of gingerbread, pretzels and spiced wine fills the air, as a few snowflakes fall by the glow of the Christmas lights. Live music fills the air, and bundled-up visitors stroll between red-and-white rows: It’s one of the longest-running…

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The Christmas tree will always be the primary staple of the holiday season and while, as a society, we are becoming increasingly akin to simply picking an artificial spruce up from the mall, the nostalgic underpinnings of picking out a…

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If you would like to experience a little culture, one Windy City museum might be exactly what you are looking for this weekend. Located at 40 East Erie Street on Chicago’s North Side, the Richard H. Driehaus Museum is located…

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Black Friday Sales In Chicago

on November 20, 2013

One of the biggest shopping days of the year is Black Friday and the Friday after Thanksgiving serves as the American answer to Boxing Day in Canada. It is the biggest shopping day of the year when retailers offer promotional…

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The time to remember the sacrifices made by our military shouldn’t just be limited to Veterans Day. One of Chicago’s best museums is the one that doesn’t get as many headlines or attention as the Museum of Contemporary Art. The…

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