Residents of the Windy City are no strangers to snarled streets, but we also know some secrets that will help you navigate Chicago’s famous traffic. Keeping these tips in mind will help you know what to expect, and how to plan a successful drive through this wonderful city.
Expressways and Rush Hour
I won't lie; traffic is never good during weekday rush hour. All expressways running through the city back up. It also doesn't really matter if you are going into the…Continue
Posted on May 24, 2012 at 9:18am
I am a native Chicagoan, and we Chicagoans live for the summer! Although this year’s winter was relatively mild, the city revels in warm weather with festivals, food, gardens, and music! If you have always wanted to visit, Chicago is at its best from Memorial Day until Columbus Day. And best of all, Chicago is an easy city to maneuver with level, wide sidewalks, plenty of curb cuts, and lots of accessible…Continue
Posted on May 23, 2012 at 10:22am
Spring has already begun to blossom in my hometown of Chicago, and I'm ready to start planning my summer family vacation. We love the outdoors, but sometimes, the thought of lugging all of the camping equipment, plus my daughter's wheelchair and other assistance devices, is a bit overwhelming. However, there is an alternative!
For those of you who enjoy the outdoors, but don’t necessarily enjoy setting up a tent or RV, there are many opportunities for the entire family to enjoy…Continue
Posted on March 13, 2012 at 12:21pm
Accessible Spring Break Destinations Bring Families of People With Disabilities Together for Fun and Adventure!
It's almost that time of year again! Spring Break gives kids a much needed break from school, and droves of families hit the road for a change of setting. When you have a family member with a disability, additional research and planning is necessary to ensure that everyone will have a great time. However, there are many accessible destinations that will…Continue
Posted on February 27, 2012 at 11:58am — 1 Comment