The Skokie nature center is full of surprises. more

Nov 7, 2017 11:41 AM Nature

Get outside and explore. more

Oct 11, 2017 9:53 AM Nature

Enjoy the season to the fullest on these trails. more

Sep 29, 2017 10:29 AM Nature

Your alphabetical cheat sheet for Chi-town’s most colorful season. more

Sep 22, 2017 11:58 AM EXPLORE

Twinkle, twinkle ... with littles and stars more

Sep 18, 2017 9:35 AM Nature

This still-new aerial adventure park in Northwest Indiana provides all the challenges and nature families need for a fun day out together. more

Aug 30, 2017 11:42 AM Outdoor Fun

Summer and fall are prime months to fall in love with silly, active goats. We have a few places to check out. more

Aug 11, 2017 10:09 AM Best of the 'Burbs

Hidden "Michiana" gems 45 minutes away from Chicago. more

Jul 5, 2017 1:03 PM Travel

Great year-round, but especially fantastic in the summer. more

Jun 30, 2017 7:16 AM Nature

And try biking there for an extra dose of adventure. more

Jun 23, 2017 11:03 AM Nature

Strawberry fields forever. more

Jun 19, 2017 11:59 AM Nature


Photo by Josannah Terry

A hidden-in-plain-sight community garden might just be the inspiration you need to get growing this spring. more

Apr 4, 2017 3:57 PM Nature

Apr 3, 2017 9:26 PM Nature

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    Vegetables, fresh juices mix fruit healthy drinks on wood table.

    Fresh juice mix fruit, healthy drinks on wooden table.