In the Air There’s a Feeling of Christmas
The holiday season is upon us and as the Midwest begins its transformation into a winter wonderland, be sure to embrace many of the holiday events or light displays taking place. Do not let distance or traffic be a deterrent to enjoying these unique, awe inspiring festivities. As North America’s largest, and Chicago’s only downtown heliport, Vertiport Chicago can connect you to helicopter charter operators to and from their convenient location, as well as to other Midwest destinations. What could be more magical than flying over traffic on your holiday adventure?
It’s Christmas Time in the City
Each year Chicago kicks off the holiday season by lighting up the Magnificent Mile. With 250 trees lining the Mile, the sparkle of the lights adds to the enchantment of the city during the holidays. The crowd can literally feel the holiday spirit filling the air, as the parade travels down Michigan Avenue on the Saturday before Thanksgiving and lights up the street. As lights turn on in Lincoln Park Zoo, Millennium Park and in the beautiful skyscrapers across the city, the holiday magic draws visitors from the city, the suburbs and from all across the globe to participate in one of the many holiday traditions. Whether your destination is to view the traditional displays in Macy’s windows, participate in the many activities at Winter WonderFest at Navy Pier, taste the treats and absorb the culture at the Christkindlmarket or to simply take in the breathtaking city, you are sure to find yourself enjoying what the holiday season in Chicago has to offer.
With all of these draws into the city, and the people that come to partake, though, the Chicago traffic can often hang a cloud over an otherwise wonderful day of plans downtown. Why not add to the specialness of a day in a holiday filled Chicago, by taking a helicopter from one of the many outlying suburban airports into the city? Imagine whisking over traffic, and even taking in the beauty of the lights in the outlying areas coming into the city. Most suburban airports can have you into the city, arriving at Vertiport Chicago, Chicago’s only downtown heliport, in less than 30 minutes. Like Santa and his reindeer flying over the traffic, a helicopter charter experience is sure to add to an extraordinary holiday excursion! Visit Vertiport’s reservation platform, powered by EvoLux, at www.evo-lux.com to view available options. From the system, you can choose to either fly social with SkyShare or fly private with SkyLimo. Prefer to have assistance in the reservation process? Call Vertiport at 877-902-9292 and select Option 3 to speak to a customer service professional.
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It’s Lovely Weather for a Sleigh Ride Together in Lake Geneva
Lake Geneva is known as a favorite summer time destination for Chicago area residents but its winter activities and holiday festivities make it a winter time playground as well. Whether you are looking for family friendly or romantic, activities or relaxing spa, Lake Geneva seems to offer something for everyone.
The Festival of Lights takes place on December 1, with the lighting of the tree in Flat Iron Park, and a special reading of a Christmas story and a visit from Santa. This holiday season, downtown Lake Geneva will be holding its inaugural window display competition. Participating merchants will feature holiday window displays that visitors can view and cast votes to determine a winner that will be announced December 17. For the adventure seekers, Lake Geneva’s resorts offer skiing and snow sports; for those who prefer to be a spectator, the resort spas offer a welcome retreat. Weather and snow permitting, visitors to Lake Geneva can even enjoy horse drawn sleigh rides at Dan Patch Stables. Events and local listings for resorts, restaurants and activities are updated at Visit Lake Geneva.
After the New Year, Lake Geneva Winterfest 2018 becomes host to the US National Snow Sculpting Competition, during a 9 day festival celebrating winter, family fun and art. From January 27th – February 4th, this festival has a fun filled schedule of activities and events, which includes a Human Dog Sled Race, The Abominable Snow Race and more!
Call 877-902-9292, ext. 3 or visit www.evo-lux.com to view helicopter charter options from Chicago, and other Midwest cities, to Lake Geneva. Explore your options today and be in Lake Geneva in 30 minutes or less.
Other Favorite Midwest Destinations?
Do you have another favorite winter destination in the Midwest? Visit Vertiport’s reservation platform at www.evo-lux.com or call 877-902-9292, ext. 3 for helicopter charter choices.