Cruise Chicago With the Family

Love the idea of river cruising with the kids but don’t want to spend the time or money to fly everyone to Europe or take a week off from work? Or maybe you’ve never taken a cruise before and just want to dip your toe into the experience before signing up for something longer and […]

Cookie Camp in Chicago

Get a jump on cookie decorating this year with a planned family day with the kids. Making cookies with the kids is a seasonal staple in most homes, but mix it up this year and enjoy a weekend away and wintertime in Chicago is always lined with scenic beauty and fun things to do. Chicago’s […]

Soak up Summer in Chicago

The short, but oh so sweet summers in Chicago extend just a little longer this year with some last-minute ways to soak up the last of the season. Here are a few ways to make summer endless in the Windy City. Hit the Beach Open long after Labor Day, the Shore Club boasts a series […]

Patriotic, Family-Friendly Spots for July 4th

From big to small towns, there’s no shortage of spirit when it comes to celebrating our nation’s birthday. Whether close to home or a bit further afield, there are plenty of reasons to plan ahead to hit up these remarkable festivities for all that is red, white and blue: Philadelphia With a new Museum of […]

Family-Friendly 5-Stars

Who says you have to skimp on luxury when traveling with the kids? Plenty of 5-star hotels have something for Mom and Dad (spas and golf, anyone?), to outdoor adventures — with included babysitting — so everybody gets what they want. Florida Sure, Disney may be nearby, but what about the wonder of the Great […]

Chicago Summer Camp for the Family

The Windy City, Chi Town or whatever you call it, Chicago offers nearly everything for summer family fun. Between the iconic “Cloud Gate” (the Bean), Millennium Park and the bustling Navy Pier, Chicago has something to see, do and explore for all ages. With such a short summer, you’ll want to make the most of […]