• Activities
Meet Lizzie Magie, Macomb’s Real Inventor of Monopoly

Macomb, Ill., aka “Forgottonia,” is honoring Lizzie Magie on May 9th, her birthday, by unveiling the world’s largest Monopoly board in Courthouse Square. You’ll be able to play this life-sized version of Macombopoly for free through the eATLAS app, where you can also explore the town’s history with Abraham Lincoln and see its many murals. […]

March 7, 2024

  • City
History: How Chicago Architects Defined the Skyscraper, Twice

Chicago’s skyline is world-famous, and no trip to the Windy City is complete without taking an architecture tour. eATLAS has app-guided Adventures that explore historic buildings in the Loop, Prairie Avenue, Hyde Park, Old Town, Wicker Park, and Ravenswood Manor, plus another devoted to Art Deco. By Dave Lifton (@daveeatschicago) For the first 35 years […]

February 28, 2024

  • Tours
Discover Historic Charleston: A Trip Back in Time

eATLAS has two free Adventures in Charleston, S.C. Check out our Washington Square and Sea Line Area guided tours that explore the parks, vistas, and historical sites in the heart of the city and along the waterfront. By Dave Lifton (@daveeatschicago) In 1663, King Charles II granted the newly chartered colony of Carolina to the […]

February 23, 2024

  • Tours
  • Travel
Welcome to Key West, the “Conch Republic”

Our free Ernest Hemingway’s Key West guided tour Adventure explores the legendary author’s years on the island, complete with stops at a café and a bar. By Dave Lifton (@daveeatschicago) The island chain known as the Florida Keys had long been inhabited by the Calusa and Tequesta tribes, and spotted by Ponce de Leon during […]

February 16, 2024

  • Celebration
Laissez le Bon Temps Roulez on Mardi Gras!

Celebrations for Fat Tuesday, the last day of Carnival season before Lent, have been a part of Catholic cultures for centuries, and arguably the most famous is held in New Orleans. By Dave Lifton (@daveeatschicago) Although records from that era are spotty at best, it’s believed that the first Mardi Gras in America was held […]

February 8, 2024

  • Tours
Go Inside Seattle’s Iconic Pike Place Market

eATLAS’ Pike Place Market Experience is a date-night/pub crawl to five spots found on Pike Place Market’s Post Alley. Another Seattle adventure is the Strange(r) Seattle in Fremont, our scavenger hunt that visits nine locations in the Fremont neighborhood, which is celebrated for its cool bars and street art. By Dave Lifton (@daveeatschicago) To those […]

February 1, 2024

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