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, IllinoisFarmers Markets in Chicago
With more than 60 farmers markets in Chicago, you are likely to find a market in your neighborhood or one nearby. While you'll find the most markets open on Saturdays and Sundays, there are markets every day of the week! In addition to the fabulous fruits and vegetables, many markets have live entertainment and some offer free fitness classes. Find a farmers market.

Gyro Hot Dog and Reuben Hot Dog from Dog House Grill at the Chicago Hot Dog Fest in Chicago, IllinoisFestivals in Chicago
Fall festival season is here! Chicago is home to hundreds of festivals. These Food Festivals are sure to whet your appetite. Looking for that special gift (for yourself or someone else)? Shop these Art and Craft Festivals. Whether you be jammin', jazzin', or rockin', there's a Music Festival for you! Movie lovers, you'll want to view these Film Festivals.

Yoga classFree Exercise Classes, Group Runs, and 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.

Runners at the Chicago Marathon in Chicago, IllinoisChicago Runs, Walks, and More
Chicago is an amazing city when it comes to athletic events that benefit charities. There are runs, walks, bike rides, 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.

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