Secret Chicago Shore

Venture beyond the city limits for dining, shopping, cultural events, and―no kidding―fabulous beaches.

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Bob Stefko

Variety Show

Outdoor performances fill North Shore calendars. The summer-long Ravinia Festival in Highland Park is North America’s oldest outdoor music festival. Top names in classical, jazz, blues, and pop music perform, and it’s a great place to hear the renowned Chicago Symphony Orchestra.

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20 Beautiful Beach Cottages

From polished and sophisticated to rustic and casual, browse through this roundup of beach cottages to find your favorite coastal style.

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