Independence Grove

Looking for the best playground for families?  Then head out to Independence Grove in Libertyville for a day of fun, from hiking to picnicking and even swimming!  Luckily for Lake County residents, Independence Grove is FREE resource for families, but for others there is a simple $10 parking fee—well worth the fun that lies within […]

Lake Arlington

In the Northwest Burbs, there is a secret gem nestled right next to a typical neighborhood.  With trails, playgrounds, and even a beach, it is the perfect way to enjoy the beauty of the Midwest.  Where is this awesome place?  Lake Arlington, of course! As you probably noticed from previous posts, my boys and I […]