Inspired Chicago

The Field Museum in Chicago, Illinois2018 Illinois Resident Discount Days
Free admission for Illinois residents! On 52 days each year, some of Chicago's museums offer Illinois residents free admission. Find out when you can explore Adler Planetarium, Chicago History Museum, The Field Museum, Museum of Science and Industry, Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum, Shedd Aquarium, and more amazing museums at no cost! read more

Apples at Division Street Farmers Market in Chicago, IllinoisChicago's Indoor Farmers Markets
If you're a shopper at Chicago's outdoor farmers markets, you're probably aware that they close by the end of October. Did you know you can continue to find produce and handcrafted items at one of Chicago's indoor farmers markets? Find an indoor farmers market to shop during the fall, winter, and spring while you're waiting for the outdoor markets to reopen!

Runners at the Chicago Marathon in Chicago, IllinoisChicago Runs, Walks, & More
Chicago is an amazing city when it comes to athletic events that benefit charities. There are runs, walks, bike rides, climbs, polar plunges, and more. Whether you're in it to win it, challenging yourself to meet a personal fitness goal, or supporting a charity that has a special significance to you, you are sure to find an event that's right for you. Find an upcoming run, walk, or other event.

Yoga classFree Exercise Classes, Group Runs, & More
Fitness club memberships and individual classes can be expensive. Did you know you can find free fitness classes at locations throughout Chicago, with at least one free class or group run available every day of the week? Visit this page to find both year-round and summer classes. Use the map to locate classes in your area. Find a free class!

Chicago Museums mapFind Your Way Around Chicago
If you need assistance finding your way around Chicago, take a look at these maps: Map of Chicago Museums, Downtown Chicago Hotels, Downtown Chicago Public Restrooms, Lincoln Park Public Restrooms, and Divvy Bike Stations in Chicago.

For more maps, visit the Maps page.

Gyro Hot Dog and Reuben Hot Dog from Dog House Grill at the Chicago Hot Dog Fest in Chicago, IllinoisFestivals in Chicago
Chicago is home to hundreds of festivals. Though summer is the season with the most festivals, there are still many to check out during the fall, winter, and spring. Looking for a special gift? Shop these Art and Craft Festivals. Movie lovers, you'll want to view these Film Festivals. These Food Festivals are sure to whet your appetite. Whether you be jammin', jazzin', or rockin', there's a Music Festival for you!

Fighting African Elephants at The Field Museum in Chicago, IllinoisChicago Museums
Find out what's happening at Chicago's museums! Learn about current and upcoming temporary exhibitions (including links to each exhibition). Check out which museums are free. Use the interactive map to start planning your next museum visit! read more