December is a magical time to celebrate the holidays in Chicago as the city puts its best foot forward. There are traditions aplenty throughout Chicagoland, if you know where to look. Everything kicks off of Saturday, November . . .
Have you been following along as we have been all over the country with our “See the USA” series? We have been exploring the United States as we make our way through the alphabet. This week we have arrived at the letter T and . . .
When the wind begins to blow and the leaves fall from their branches, our kids know the time for our annual apple orchard visit is at hand. For eleven years we have journeyed north to Wisconsin, to a place called Apple Holler. It . . .
7 Family Fun Fall Activities in Chicago Fall is a favorite time of year for many families in the Chicago area. The leaves begin to change to beautiful hues, there's a chill in the air, and there are many reasons to go out and . . .
The town of Lake Geneva, Wisconsin is conveniently located an hour southwest of Milwaukee, and about ninety minutes north of Chicago, making it the perfect choice for a quick getaway. Grand Geneva Resort and Spa is the town's . . .
French Lick, Indiana is a town of about 2,000 people in the south central part of the state, which might be the reason it isn’t on most traveler’s radars. Those who have visited however, know about the town, its famous hotels, its . . .
It isn’t every day you have the opportunity to play tourist in your own backyard, so when Loews Chicago approached me about trying out their “Urban Explorer” package, I jumped at the chance. Designed for families, the package . . .
I hope you’re enjoying our “See the USA” series. Hopefully you caught the best of Honolulu, Hawaii last week and Grapevine, Texas the week before. We’re continuing on alphabetically with letter I and Indianapolis. Indianapolis . . .
I hope you're enjoying our "See the USA" series (you can find the list of all the letters here). Hopefully you caught the best of Boston last week and Austin the week before. We're continuing on alphabetically with letter C and . . .
When our family moved to the Chicago area ten years ago, we were pleasantly surprised by the wealth of kid-friendly activities the city has to offer. Chicago almost feels like a city built with children’s entertainment in mind. . . .
Lake Geneva, Wisconsin is a resort town located an hour and a half north of Chicago and an hour south of Milwaukee. In the summer, the town welcomes visitors coming to sail and swim on Geneva Lake, relax in their lake houses, or . . .
If you're visiting Chicago or live in the city or suburbs, I would highly recommend making time to visit the suburb of Rosemont. While tiny in population, the village certainly doesn't lack for entertainment, restaurants, or . . .