Posts in category "Family Fun"

The Best Chicago Winter 2015 Activities for Kids & Families

It’s been a hard, snowy winter in Chicago, or Chiberia as it is now called, but there are still fun Chicago winter 2015 activities you could be enjoying with your family. This is the point in winter where cabin fever hits its peak. The warm months of spring still seem to be an eternity away, and... Read more »

Top 3 Places To Cut Your Own Christmas Tree Around Chicago

If you have ever watched National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation, then you may be leery of cutting your own tree. Or, you might think it is the most macho act ever and savor the idea of slaying one of these fierce woodland warriors to place like a severed-head trophy in a place of honor in your... Read more »

Top 5 Chicago Christmas 2015 Activities for Families This Weekend

With mild weather on the way, this is the perfect weekend to get out and enjoy some Chicago Family Christmas 2015 activities. Chicago Christmas 2015 is sure to be a memorable one with these fun activities to provide Christmas cheer for families and kids of all ages. Here are the top 5 Christmas festivities around... Read more »
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Top 5 Christmas Light Displays Around Chicago 2015

Looking for the top 5 best Christmas light displays around Chicago? It is Christmas in Chicago, and with the great weather this week, it is the perfect time to get outside and enjoy the best Christmas light displays around Chicago in 2015. Included in this list are some classic favorites like holiday magic at Brookfield... Read more »

Top 5 Best Chicago Outdoor Fall Weekend Escapes 2015

With Chicago hotspots like the Shedd Aquarium hitting capacity during fall weekends, you might want to think “outside” and enjoy some of the great natural areas the Chicago region has to offer.  Some quiet time in the woods can help you regain your emotional sanity, and stretch your legs at the same time.  Shorter trails... Read more »

The Best Chicago Corn Mazes to Visit in 2014

While England may be famous for having stately, formal hedge mazes, Chicago and Chicagoland is famous for having fun and amusing corn mazes. Corn mazes usually go hand-in-hand with most pumpkin farms, but some farms put the quality of their mazes miles ahead of others. These mazes are nothing to sneeze at (unless you have... Read more »
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Top Five Ways to Take Advantage of the Cool Chicago Summer Weather

While stormy Chicago weather may not be fun, at least it typically brings along a nice cool front behind it. With nice, cool summer days in the forecast, it is the perfect time to get out and enjoy these Chicagoland summer activities. Here are the top five ways you should make the most of this... Read more »

Fireworks Alternatives for Autistic and Young Children

If you have an autistic child, or one that has sensory issues, the 4th of July can be a bit of a bust for your family. My son has always hated loud noises and can’t stand the feeling of “rockets bursting in the air,” so we have had to come up with alternatives to the... Read more »

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 »
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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 »
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