Summer 2012

Going Places magazine

Hurricane Harbor Water Park

Enjoying nature in comfort

Getting out in nature doesn't have to mean misery. Canyon of the Eagles in Texas can help. Read...

 

Finding free things to do while traveling

Think traveling has to break the bank? Think again. Here's how to find free things to do at your destination. Read...

 

Grand Geneva offers year-round family fun

Ready to hit the spa? Let the little ones go to their own passport to adventure, while mom and dad relax. Read...

 

Minor League baseball around Chicago

It's not just the Cubs and the White Sox. The Chicago area has four other professional baseball teams that are affordable and cater to family fun. Read...

 

Bike through Chicago

Chicago's Active Transportation Alliance has two events that bookend the summer - Bike the Drive on the Sunday of Memorial Day Weekend, and the Four Star Bike Tour at the end of August. Read...

 

Behind the scenes at the Field Museum in Chicago

A slide show of short, fascinating video of some of the specimens that will never make it out onto the Field's display floor - but that might be crucial to a discovery 500 years from now. Click through and enjoy. Read...

 

The Oriental Institute

The Oriental Institute was built almost 100 years ago to house the work of University of Chicago archeologists. Today it is stocked with some of the world's oldest, and most fascinating, treasures. Read...

 

Summer Olympic sports for kids around Chicago

We all know swimming, diving, gymnastics, and track and field. But what about those little-known sports that only get their moment in the sun when the Olympics roll around every four years?  Read...

 

Outdoor eating for families in Chicago

Restaurants in Chicago take over the sidewalks and, sometimes, literally, take out their front windows when the temps get warm. Here are four of our favorite outdoor eating spots. Read...

 
 







 
 
 
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