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 mid-November with . . .
There’s nothing quite like fall in the Midwest. The leaves change to beautiful hues, there’s a chill in the air, and the weather causes residents to head outside and celebrate all of the fall activities in Chicago. We’ve put . . .
This summer we took a road trip from Chicago to Door County, Wisconsin in a 2018 Mitsubishi Outlander SEL in search of some must see sights. We were pleasantly surprised by what we found along the way. The area has endless . . .
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 thirteen years we have journeyed north to Wisconsin, to a place called Apple Holler. . . .
Door County, Wisconsin is one of those picture perfect destinations you have to experience once in your lifetime. Mom and pop shops, endless photo opportunities, and outdoor adventures for all ages, make it the quintessential . . .
Great Wolf Lodge Chicago recently celebrated their grand opening and the hotel is receiving rave reviews from locals and tourists alike. The property was formerly known as Key Lime Cove, and was desperate for someone to clean it . . .
I have long been a fan of using travel guides to plan trips. In fact, on my very first trip abroad over twenty years ago, I’m pretty sure I packed no less than three books for my travels. It’s still my go-to method for planning . . .
Chicago is an amazing city to visit with a family, but it is especially cool for teens. Teenagers will enjoy the variety of things to see and do from Broadway shows to high speed boat tours on Lake Michigan. No matter their . . .
Chicago is meant for exploring any time of year, but in the summer it is especially fun for tourists and locals. Instead of exploring the same spots as everyone else, why not try something new, and free? These are some of our . . .
It can be difficult to find kid friendly restaurants in Chicago, so sometimes I find myself scrambling for places to eat. Before I even leave the comforts of the suburbs, I'm scouting for the latest and greatest restaurant in the . . .
Just off I-65 in Indiana, about equidistant from Chicago and Indianapolis, lies Fair Oaks Farms, a farming experience like no other. Fair Oaks Farms encompasses 36,000 acres, but it doesn’t feel massive, it feels intimate. It’s . . .
Milwaukee is often lauded for its breweries, baseball, art museum, and lakefront location. All of these things deserve to be celebrated, but Milwaukee has many other attractions, restaurants, and events that shouldn’t be missed. . . .