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The Cheapest Way to Visit Brookfield Zoo: Hidden Perks of Membership

Brookfield Zoo is one of the most popular and beloved family hotspots in Chicagoland, but it is not a cheap place to experience. Parking starts at $10 a car and admission is $15 an adult and $10.50 a kid, so the costs add up quickly when visiting with a family. After you take out a... Read more »

4th of July 2014 Suburb & Chicago Fireworks List

Looking for local chicago fireworks? Here is a list of communities that will be hosting fireworks displays in and around Chicago and Chicagoland for the 4th of July. There might be more communities than those listed, so if you don’t see your community on this list, you might want to call and check. Antioch Date:... Read more »

The #1 Chicago Road Trip Destination

Other enteries in this series: #5 Road Trip Destination #4 Road Trip Destination #3 Road Trip Destination #2 Road Trip Destination #1 Road Trip Destination This is the 5th and final installment of unique and wonderful holiday weekend road trip destinations for Chicagoens. Each installment of this series has covered an unique and family friendly... Read more »
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The Top 5 Chicago 4th of July Road Trip Destinations: #5

Other enteries in this series: #5 Road Trip Destination #4 Road Trip Destination #3 Road Trip Destination #2 Road Trip Destination #1 Road Trip Destination With this cool weather hanging around, it might be hard to believe that the 4th of July is right around the corner. With the 4th falling on a Friday, the... Read more »

Discover Hidden Sites and Summer Fun with the Passport to Adventure!

Discover Hidden Sites and Summer Fun with the Passport to Adventure!
Looking for a reason to get outdoors and discover some local history and fun? The Kane-DuPage Regional Museum Association kicked off their annual Passport to Adventure program Memorial Day weekend. Kids (and inquisitive adults) can pick up a free passport book at local museums and nature centers in DuPage and Kane counties. The books include... Read more »

Free Fall & Halloween Family Activities This Weekend Around Chicago

It’s fall in Chicago and that means it is time for Halloween activities. However, the cost of pumpkin farms and other Halloween fun can add up quickly. Instead of shelling out big bucks at the pumpkin patch, you can enjoy these free events with your family this weekend. Keep in mind, these events are free... Read more »
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The Best Chicago Pumpkin Farms to Visit in 2013

It’s officially fall in Chicago and it’s finally time to enjoy outdoor fall and halloween activities. If you’re looking for family fun in Chicago, Halloween 2013 won’t disappoint. One of the most popular Chicago Halloween activities is visiting a pumpkin patch to enjoy apple cider, pig races, corn mazes, kiddie rides, haunted houses and to... Read more »

Halloween Family Activities Tweens and Teens Will Actually Want To Do

As parents of tweens and teens know, it’s hard to find fall activities that your child will enjoy with the rest of the family, and Halloween can be especially tricky to navigate these days. With costumes that regularly begin with the words “bad” or “sexy,” it may feel like this holiday is just a lost... Read more »

5 Fun Family Fall Activities This Weekend

Looking for a fun way to spend this warm weekend around Chicago? Well, here are five fun activities that can help you get out and enjoy the weather this weekend around Chicagoland. 1. Brookfield Zoo: While Boo at the Zoo does not start until October 19th, Brookfield Zoo is still a top pick for this... Read more »
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Why You Should Just Stay Home Labor Day Weekend

Traveling on Labor Day is a Chicago tradition. This weekend it is estimated that 37% of Chicagoans will pack up the car and take to the roads to get out of town for the weekend. While a road trip is always fun, staying home can be even better. Here are the top 5 reasons to... Read more »
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