| NBC Chicago
Worth the Trip
Travel Destinations in the Midwest
Friday, Aug 16, 2019 at 7:47 PM

Guide to Chicago's 2019 Air and Water Show

All eyes will be on the skies this weekend in Chicago as the Air and Water Show returns. Read »

Friday, Aug 9, 2019 at 2:27 PM
|
By Ana Ramos Perdomo

PHOTOS: A Taste of Chicago's Hot Dog Fest 2019

View gallery »

  • hot dog fest-28
  • hot dog fest-1
  • chi_style_dog
Thursday, Aug 8, 2019 at 4:22 PM

Things to Do Around Chicago This Weekend: Aug. 9-11

Things to Do Around Chicago This Weekend: Aug. 9-11

It's a good weekend to enjoy local food, live music and different cultures! Read »

Wednesday, Aug 7, 2019 at 5:02 PM

Lincoln Park Zoo Announces The Return of Popular ZooLights Attraction

Lincoln Park Zoo Announces The Return of Popular ZooLights Attraction

Already thinking of the holiday spirit? Although it feels like summer just descended upon the Windy City, Lincoln Park Zoo's highly-anticipated holiday tradition couldn't hold their horses in announcing... Read »

Monday, Aug 5, 2019 at 5:32 PM
|
By Ana Ramos Perdomo

Lollapalooza 2019 in Photos

View gallery »

  • Arkells Lolla 2019-1
  • Arkells Lolla 2019-2
  • Brent Fitz-1
Wednesday, Aug 7, 2019 at 6:19 PM

State Fair Officials Hope Lower Prices, Upgrades Boost Crowd

State Fair Officials Hope Lower Prices, Upgrades Boost Crowd

Illinois State Fair officials hope lower ticket prices and infrastructure renovations will help boost attendance. The State Journal-Register reports that construction crews have put final touches on the... Read »

Friday, Aug 2, 2019 at 4:57 PM

Lollapalooza 2019: Festival Style

Lollapalooza kicked off in Chicago Thursday, bringing thousands of fans to Chicago's Grant Park and putting their festival style on full display.View gallery »

  • lop6
  • lop7
  • lop8
Thursday, Aug 1, 2019 at 6:28 AM

What You Need to Know Ahead of Lollapalooza 2019

Thousands are set to descend on Chicago's Grant Park for the annual Lollapalooza music festival. Whether you're going to or trying to avoid it, there are some things you should know. Read »

Friday, Jul 26, 2019 at 9:17 AM

Things to Do Around Chicago This Weekend: July 26-28

Things to Do Around Chicago This Weekend: July 26-28

Festivals, festivals and more festivals! This is one weekend you don't want to miss. Check out this weekend guide, pick your favorite and have fun! Read »

Thursday, Jul 25, 2019 at 12:24 PM
Chicago Gourmet to Return With a New Theme

Chicago Gourmet to Return With a New Theme

Chicago Gourmet returns with a nwe theme to recognize all things food and entertainment. Alex Maragos reports from Cafe 5.  Watch »

Road Trip Tunes

About Us

A good time is just a short drive away, and Worth the Trip points you in the right direction. It's a daily look at nearby getaways, festivals and sweet deals.

Photos & Videos

Upload your photos & videos »