Category: Family Fun

The Top 5 Chicago National Park Escapes This Summer

If your still looking for something to do for your summer vacation this year, don’t despair thinking everything fun is outrageously expensive or already all booked up. Instead of the typical waterpark, trip to the beach or visit to grandma’s house, you can escape Chicago and visit one of these unique and amazing national parks. While... 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 »

Top Five Unique Road Trip Destinations for Chicagoans: #2

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 my fourth installment in the series “The Top 5 Chicago 4th of July Road Trip Destinations.” Each entry in this series will focus on one great vacation spot that... Read more »
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Top Five Chicago Fourth of July Road trip Destinations: #3

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 my third installment in the series “The Top 5 Chicago 4th of July Road Trip Destinations.” Each entry in this series will focus on one great vacation spot... Read more »

Top Five Chicago 4th of July Roadtrip Destinations: #4

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 my second installment in the series “The Top 5 Chicago 4th of July Road Trip Destinations.” Each entry in this series will focus on one great vacation spot that... Read more »

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 »
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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 »

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 »
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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 »
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