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An action-filled weekend. more

Jun 1, 2017 8:11 PM Fairs & Fests

You'll miss them, but there are so many benefits of traveling sans-kids. more

Apr 25, 2017 3:59 PM Travel

Just hear those sleigh bells jingling ... more

Dec 9, 2016 5:48 PM Holiday Fun

Warm escapes with a festive twist. more

Nov 29, 2016 10:09 PM Travel

Camping in the new treehouses in Shawnee National Forest lets families camp without losing the luxuries. more

May 15, 2014 12:32 PM Travel

Volo Auto Museum's exhibits go well beyond its name. In addition to cars of all shapes and styles dominate, visitors will find Hollywood memorabilia, military history and ample space to run and play. more

Sep 6, 2010 10:58 AM Museums

As part of our ongoing video series, "10 Free things to do with your kids this summer," Chicago Parent headed out to the Living Sea Aquarium in Park Ridge, Ill. We got up close and personal with critters -- and we recommend you do too! more

Oct 9, 2009 3:33 PM Chicago Parent Archives

In 2007, Highland Park native Cebrin Goodman died of a heroin overdose. Last month, a new exhibit opened at the Robert Crown Center in Hinsdale, dedicated to Goodman and built to teach students the actual science behind "Just Say No." more

Oct 9, 2009 3:09 PM Chicago Parent Archives

We’ve all been hearing comparisons lately to the Great Depression. Here’s an adventure packed with teachable moments about the can-do spirit of that historic time. more

Sep 2, 2009 9:08 AM Chicago Parent Archives