Nature, art, and community in Chicago’s backyard
If you like Frank Lloyd Wright, alpacas, and Ulysses S. Grant, here are some spots to check out this summer.
There are plenty of reasons to visit a burial ground besides paying respects to a loved one.
Recycled Records features 30,000 records for as little as $2 each, but its owners are ready to move on.
Visit Newfields, as the museum and its grounds are now known, and decide for yourself.
A “Dream House” designed by Frank Lloyd Wright also makes the trip to Wisconsin unforgettable.
Head west for quaint townships and lush landscapes.
The Chicago School is alive and well—300 miles south of the city.
Stops on the Underground Railroad, an urban cheese factory, and an eye-popping Hindu temple are among Crystal Dyer’s road-trip recommendations.
Are You Ready for the Country?
You won’t see it in the New York Times travel section anytime soon, but for a certain type of traveler a quick trip to the Magic City is a must.
The best way to save the endangered mulefoot pig is to eat it.
OK, hippies–sometimes the journey is the destination, but sometimes the destination really is the destination. These ten lodgings are attractions in their own right, though we’ve also included some ideas for if and when you decide to leave. –Peter Margasak Illinois Abe’s Spring Street Guest House 414 Spring, Galena | 815-777-0354 | $94-$129, packages available […]
By farming trees, Michael Johnson sustains the landscape he’s made his name photographing.
Theron Denson is the world’s only African-American Neil Diamond impersonator.