The weather everywhere has been atrocious, but in Chicago we are used to it, and try to have a supply of fun winter activities for kids ready to go at any given moment. The polar vortex roared through last year, this year we . . .
Family Fun at the Chicago Travel and Adventure Show This weekend, January 17th and 18th, there will be a ton of family fun to be had, all under one roof at the Chicago Travel and Adventure Show at the Donald E. Stephens . . .
*A big shout out to my sister for sharing her family's Lake Placid experience with me. You're the best! If you are looking for some winter family fun, Lake Placid is an excellent destination to visit. Located 5 hours from the New . . .
Noon Year's Eve at the Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum On New Year's Eve our family had the opportunity to do something special, a little different from our average New Year's Eve celebration, which usually consists of lounging . . .
It is difficult to know where the best places to travel will be from year to year, so for 2015 I have come up with a short list of destinations that should be on your travel radar. Some of these are from my own personal bucket . . .
Best Holiday Events in Chicago Chicago is one of the best cities to visit during the holiday season. The holidays begin in earnest in Chicago with the Magnificent Mile Lights Festival at the end of November. There is a . . .
Virtually Visiting the Lincoln Park Zoo in Chicago This week I learned many new things about transitioning websites and making a YouTube video. Here is my first YouTube video . . .
Every year, people head to the state fair to experience the rides, have fun as a family, and sample the deep fried food. When I recently read an article about the best state fairs in the country, Wisconsin's was on the list. I . . .
If your kids love Harry Potter and super heroes more than princesses and cartoon characters, Universal’s Islands of Adventure could be the place for you. People often overlook this Orlando attraction, but it actually delivers on . . .
5 Things We Learned At Epcot If you have never visited Epcot, you don’t know what you’re missing. Think of traveling around the world, but never leaving the confines of the United States. Well, central Florida for that matter. . . .
A Visit to Walt Disney World's Animal Kingdom and How to Navigate Fast Pass+ The night before we leave, everyone can’t sleep. They are crazy excited to see the mouse. Well not really, they’re more excited to see their . . .