When our family moved to the Chicago area thirteen 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 . . .
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 . . .
Many adults might head to Kansas City for their famous barbecue restaurants and jazz clubs, but there are many fun things to do with kids in Kansas City. The self proclaimed City of Fountains (there are over 200 throughout the . . .
Time to celebrate fall with a pumpkin patch visit and pumpkin roundup! Fall is our family's favorite time of year, and one of our favorite ways to celebrate is with a pumpkin patch visit. I love all things pumpkin, so I reached . . .
We are sharing some kid friendly spooky destinations in Illinois! Halloween can be a frightening time for young children, so we've found some of the more mild entertainment options that will allow your family to enjoy . . .
If you haven't visited Milwaukee with kids, you don't know what you're missing. This city on Lake Michigan has family friendly museums, restaurants, and festivals to appeal to children of all ages. The city is fairly easy to . . .
Every summer many families partake on a great American road trip, and this year our journey has brought us to Cooperstown, New York. Our oldest son and his team has the opportunity to play baseball at the Cooperstown Dreams Park . . .
Winter weather can be 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. As locals know, it is important to have plenty of activities at your . . .
*THIS POST WAS LAST UPDATED IN DECEMBER 2015, FOR THE CURRENT YEAR'S POST, CLICK HERE. Chicago is one of the best cities to visit during the holiday season. The holidays begin in earnest in Chicago with the Magnificent Mile . . .
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 . . .