Indiana Dunes National Park is the newest park in the national park system and, with its easily accessible location just south of Chicago (there’s even train service available from the city), it makes for a perfect visit when you’re in the area.
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You love your family. All 700 members scattered around the world. Trying to get everyone together is another story. People have their lives and kids have their sports and many of the older members have their ways. Sometimes, a date set way in advance for a special occasion, like a milestone birthday, a graduation or a wedding, can motivate family members to put all their stuff aside for a weekend.
No matter where you are hiking or who you are hiking with, it is important to be prepared for the challenges of any given hike. For longer hikes, this means bringing water and snacks. When kids are in tow, prepping for a hike changes completely.
Camping is like no other vacation for kids, and with a little encouragement from you, they will soon unplug and even enjoy being tech-free for a few days. The trick is to engage them by having activities ready to suggest, activities that aren’t things they can do everyday at home. Here are some of our kids’ favorites.