Last Minute Trips for Chicagoans

Want to put off the harsh reality of work and school for a little bit longer? Then pack up the car and hit the road. No, you aren’t going to come across palm trees on any Midwestern adventure, but you will find blue skies, sandy beaches, delicious treats, and sites so beautiful you will actually […]

Family Travel Checklist

It is officially that time of year when Chicagoans are fleeing for fun in the sun (I’m looking at you, Kari and Whip!). And while a vacation away from the long and brutal Chicago winter sounds like paradise, traveling back and forth with the kids is anything but. For a while, I was so petrified […]

Family Friendly Tropical Trip Locations for Chicagoans

I’m here to encourage you to get away from the cold and grey Chicagoland skies and jet off to a fabulous vacation WITH kids in tow. Yes, that’s right, you can have an amazingly enjoyable and fun vacation with your kids. It’s not going to be the same as before they were born (I mean, […]

Wisconsin Dells: The Water Park Capital of THE WORLD

It isn’t called “The Water Park Capital of the World” for no reason. If you are looking for a place to go with your family that will appease the thrill seekers, lazy river lovers, and water fountain fans, the Wisconsin Dells is the vacation spot for you. As mentioned in my post about indoor water […]