Summer 2009

Going Places

Chicago's best picnic spots

Have lunch in a Japanese garden, on a wooded island oasis, or next to sun-basking turtles - all without leaving town. Browse from our favorite picnic spots and grab a basket! Tell us your favorite picnic spots - comment below! Read...

 

Train museum chugs along in Ohio

A visit to the "world's largest indoor train display" offers families plenty of enterTRAINment. Read...

 

Oahu: A family paradise

Oahu, the third largest of the Hawaiian Islands, is the ideal starting point for family island adventures. Read...

 

Houseboats offer relaxing vacations for your family

Imagine secluded coves, colorful sunsets and a variety of water activities combined with the comforts of home, on a boat. Read...

 

Savor the fruits of the season

Celebrate the sweets of summer at a fruit-focused festival.  Read...

 

Indoor fun for rainy days

Rainy day? Let the kids burn off some excess energy at these indoor play places. Read...

 

Create your own butterfly-beckoning garden

All it takes is a little strategy to excite your child with visits from butterflies in your very own butterfly garden. Read...

 

Dinosaurs come to life at the Brookfield Zoo

Brookfield Zoo's new dinosaur exhibit takes your family back in time. Read...

 

Road trip games for easy family travel

It’s that time of year again when long trips in the car are met with frequent choruses of "Are we there yet?" Cut down on road trip down time with some fun, inexpensive road trip games.  Read...

 
 





 
 
 
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