Beyond the Park

Chicago's The James Hotel a top pick for families

If you're a family visiting Chicago, The James Hotel offers everything you would need to enjoy the comforts of home. Read...

 

The best ice cream shops in Chicago to celebrate National Ice Cream Month

Satisfy your craving for cold ice cream treats at these Chicago hot spots.  Read...

 

Segway tours show you a new side of Chicago

Summertime is the perfect time to explore Chicago in a fun new way: segway tours!  Read...

 

The ultimate girls day in Chicago

Need a last-minute Mother's Day idea? Tuck a pair of tickets to the annual City Style House Tour into mom's bouquet.  Read...

 

Math book makes bedtime fun for Chicago kids ... really!

Bedtime can be a trying time in some homes but this book may make the process a little more fun. And your kids will learn something, too! Read...

 

New Chicago Sports Museum is a can't-miss for sports-loving families

For a city that lives and breathes sports, the Chicago Sports Museum is a wonderful tribute to our many hometown legends. Read...

 

Kalahari Resort: Best Wisconsin Dells waterpark for Chicago families

Wisconsin Dells is the "Waterpark capital of the world." So how do you know which waterpark is right for your family? Chrissy shares her family's favorite: Kalahari Resort. Read...

 

New dollhouse app for Chicago kids is almost as good as the real thing

My PlayHouse is the coolest digital dollhouse app for youngsters right now. It's great for travel, when you can't bring the real thing along.  Read...

 

Tips for protecting Chicago kids from the sun

We got a taste of it this week and soon the warm weather will (finally) be here for good. But with that comes more sun and more harmful rays. Here's how to protect your kids' skin.  Read...

 
 







 
 
 
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