Christmas Pop-Ups in Chicago
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The Best Christmas Pop-Ups in Chicago

Even as the temperature plummets, Chicago comes alive in December thanks to the many pop-up events that can be found throughout the city. We’ve gone through the list and found our favorites. Check the websites for full details regarding tickets and times of operation.  Go to the eATLAS Adventures page to see all of our […]

December 7, 2023

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  • Culture
  • Tours
How Nashville Became “Music City, U.S.A.”

This week’s blog post explores how Nashville became associated with country music. eATLAS has four adventures in Nashville. The Dolly Parton Tour takes you to eight sites associated with the country music legend, including venues where she has recorded and performed. We have three other free adventures incorporated into city landmarks that require an admission […]

November 23, 2023

Tampa Mafia
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  • Culture
  • Tours
The Rise and Fall of the Tampa Mafia

eATLAS’ Tampa Mafia Tour is a 90-minute, self-guided driving tour that takes you to 12 homes, bars, cemeteries, and more that featured in the city’s notorious history with the mob ( It was created by mob expert Scott Deitche, who has written seven books about the Mafia, several of which focus on Tampa. By Dave […]

November 21, 2023

Chicago French Market
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  • City
Say “Oui” to the Chicago French Market!

The Chicago French Market has partnered with eATLAS on the French Market’s French Language Adventure. The scavenger hunt features eight stops that explore the French roots at some of the stalls in the French Market, including the croissant, banh mi, and mustard. By Dave Lifton (@daveeatschicago) Food halls are all the rage in cities across […]

November 9, 2023

Halloween decorations
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  • Celebration
The History of Halloween

For Halloween, eATLAS is moving outside our regular deep dives into the stories of Chicago into the history of the holiday. For Halloween-themed adventures, take the Medieval Torture Museum’s “Are You Brave Enough” tour of the bloodiest spots in the Loop, check out our tour of the gravesites of the famous Chicagoans buried in Graceland […]

October 26, 2023

Graceland Cementery
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Graceland Cemetery: Where Chicago Legends Are Buried

One of eATLAS’ newest adventures is The Deep Pockets of Graceland Cemetery, a 90-minute exploration of the gravesites of the famous Chicagoans buried on the grounds. The tour was created by Ronnie Frey of the popular Doorways of Chicago Instagram feed. By Dave Lifton (@daveeatschicago) Walking through Graceland Cemetery is a lesson in Chicago history […]

October 19, 2023

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