Chicago, Illinois (PRWEB) February 01, 2013
February in Chicago is not all about Valentine’s Day and preparing for St. Patrick’s Day 2013, although both of those things are of the utmost importance in this city. There are tons of things to do in Chicago this February, and ChicagoTraveler.com has announced the best of the best. Find all the current Chicago hotel deals and start planning a last minute trip for Restaurant Week, Valentine’s Day, President’s Day Weekend or one of the many other happenings this month in Chicago.
Chicago Restaurant Week
From February 1 - 10, 2013 Chicago is celebrating Restaurant Week. Check out some of the best restaurants in Chicago’s gourmet prix-fixe menus starting at $22 for lunch and $33/$44 for dinner. Restaurant Week is the perfect opportunity to try some of Chicago’s world-class dining at a more affordable price. Many restaurants accept reservations in advance, and their special Restaurant Week menu can be found online to narrow the search. Lizz Riggs, editor of ChicagoTraveler.com, suggests “Demera is a great Ethiopian restaurant with delicious honey wine you should definitely spring for. Balsan is located in one of the most exquisite hotels in Chicago, the Waldorf Astoria, and the food is perfect for a winter night in Chicago.”
Chicago Auto Show 2013
This is the nation’s largest and longest-running auto show, and from February 9 - 18, 2013 the autho show is returning. Check out over 1 million square feet of domestic and imported cars and trucks on display at McCormick Place. February 12th is Women’s Day at the Chicago Auto Show and Friday 15th is the Chicago Auto Show Food Drive. The Auto show is just one of the events in Chicago happening this month, including Disney on Ice, concerts, basketball and hockey games and theatre productions.
Chicago is one of the most romantic cities in America, and love will definitely be in the air this Valentine’s Day in Chicago! Check out some of the best restaurants, head to one of the current shows in Chicago or enjoy a carriage ride down Michigan Avenue. One of the most romantic things to do in Chicago on Valentines Day is to hop aboard a romantic dinner cruise. Many of the dinner cruises in Chicago are hosting a special Valentine’s Day cruise, and a romantic weekend cruise for those who are celebrating the special day a little later. Enjoy a romantic dinner, champagne, dancing and one of the most breathtaking views of Chicago.
It’s not too late to book a romance package at one of the romantic hotels in Chicago. Mile North is offering a romance package with champagne, homemade treats, a carriage ride and hand-blown Tiffany flutes. It doesn’t get more romantic than that!
President’s Day Weekend
Now is the time to start checking out Chicago travel deals for the President’s Day three day weekend. This is one of the best times to explore some of the top Chicago attractions, as most people have the day off work, but many of these businesses and attractions will still be open. Since the temperatures will still be low, check out some of the museums.
Opening This February in Chicago
This month, Picasso and Chicago at the Art Institute of Chicago is celebrating 100 years of hosting Picasso in this Chicago museum, they’re opening a new exhibition on February 20th with over 250 Picassos from collections (public and private) from all over the city. Check out Chicago museum coupons to see this exhibit and many others for less.
February Events and Concerts in Chicago
This month, there are going to be tons of concerts in Chicago. A few of the most popular concerts and events include:
February 6 - Everytime I Die performs at Bottom Lounge
February 13/14 - Born This Way Ball Tour: Lady Gaga
February 19 - Registration for 2013 Bank of America Chicago Marathon opens
February 20 - Swedish House Mafia plays at United Center
February 22 - Passion Pit performs at UIC Pavilion
Chicago is one of the top vacation destinations in America, famous for its annual events, popular foods, architecture and top sports teams. ChicagoTraveler.com guides travelers to all the best things to do, top places to eat and deals on the best places in Chicago to stay.