Charm and culture is closer than you think. more

Aug 3, 2017 11:47 AM Travel

The 90-minute drive from Chicago is well worth it. more

Jun 1, 2017 3:52 PM Travel

Visit our friendly neighbor to the north. more

May 10, 2017 5:10 PM Travel

Get the most out of the short Midwest summer. more

May 8, 2017 5:08 PM Sponsored Content

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

Apr 25, 2017 3:59 PM Travel

You just have to know where to look. more

Jan 9, 2017 8:57 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

These fun vacay spots have us starry-eyed. more

Sep 23, 2015 7:09 PM Travel

Whimsical weirdness and a full day of outdoor family fun. more

Jul 29, 2015 1:55 PM Outdoor Fun


This Wisconsin city is perfect for a weekend away from Chicago. more

Jul 10, 2013 10:55 AM Travel

Our neighbor to the north boasts 30 downhill ski and snowboard areas. There's sure to be at least one that fits your family's skills and needs. more

Dec 5, 2012 12:06 PM Travel

Kenosha might not be the first vacation spot that comes to mind, but at less than 60 miles from Chicago, it's a great day trip. more

Sep 28, 2012 3:13 PM Travel

Elkhart Lake in Wisconsin has everything Lake Geneva has without the crushing crowds or inflated prices. more

Sep 13, 2012 5:37 PM Travel

The Abbey is a conference center, but also bills itself as a family-friendly resort. It offers a year-round schedule of kid-friendly activities, ranging from lawn games (horseshoes, ping pong, badminton and Frisbee, among others) to s'mores around the campfire, craft-making and (much to my chagrin) an arcade. more

Sep 6, 2010 2:28 PM Travel