Starved Rock State Park Secrets

Looking for a great way to enjoy the beauty of nature and fit in some exercise all at the same time? Then pack up the kids into the car and head to Illinois’ top attraction: Starved Rock State Park.  This free state park has something to please absolutely EVERYONE in the family and is a […]

Awesome Places to Hike in Chicagoland

Ever get annoyed when people tell you to “take a hike?” Well, don’t be! Because hiking is one of the absolute BEST family friendly activities to not only help you work up a sweat, but also explore the world around you no matter the weather.  Looking to branch out of your neighborhood paths? Then check […]

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 […]