Hidden beaches in Chicago

There are 33 beaches along the lakefront and some of the best for families are the ones you might never hear about.  Read...

 

Chicago In-Water Boat Show

Chicago finally gets an on-the-water boat show. Read...

 

U-Pick farms in Northern Illinois

You and your family can pick anything from strawberries to tomatoes to, of course, apples in many U-Pick sites near Chicago. Read...

 

Children's planting garden at Chicago Botanic Garden

Chicago Botanic Gardens opens it's new Growing Garden this summer - dedicated space where children can plant and later come back to see how their contribution to the garden is growing. Read...

 

Kid friendly fast food in the Chicago's Loop

Take your kids to work and try one of these three places for lunch. Read...

 

Burgers at The Counter in Lincoln Park

This Lincoln Park burger joint gives you endless varieties of sandwiches... even "just ketchup." Read...

 

26th Scottish Festival and Highland Games in Itasca

Men in kilts tossing tree trunks! Scottish food (yes, it's tasty)! Rugby! Football! (That means soccer.) And best of all: Bagpipes! It's all at the 26th Annual Scottish Festival and Highland Games in Itasca. Read...

 

Enter your kids in the Little Boots Rodeo

You don't have to know how to ride a horse to compete in the Little Boots Rodeo in Elk Grove Village Read...

 

Chicago area zoos

Some zoos have a broad array of animals. And some specialize in certain animals or certain age group visitors. Check out our list of five Chicago area zoos that readers keep coming back to. Read...

 
 







 
 
 
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