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The happiest place on earth comes with a price, but plan ahead and you’ll save a few dollars. Read more

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There’s nothing like the toot of a train whistle to put you in the mood for adventure, and the Illinois Railway Museum in Union offers just the ticket. Read more

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While kids are messing around with LEGOs and building robots, they're also learning math, physics, engineering and science. Read more

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Club Med Sandpiper Bay provides vacation activities for adults and kids alike. Read more

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We brought a train-crazy toddler to The Choo-Choo, a Des Plaines diner where the locomotive is king. Read more

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Kids can listen to whale songs, create their own dolphin and "dive" underwater to hunt squid at Field's newest exhibit. Read more

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Bring some fiesta to your fireside evening with this veggie-friendly dish. Note: Make the chili before you head out camping; the rest can be done easily at your campsite. Read more

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This dish might have a fancy name, but it's as down-home as it gets when it comes to campfire cuisine: Scrambled eggs and flavorful extras in a pie crust. Read more

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You can cook just about anything in a cast iron skillet, including this classic French sandwich. Read more

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Everyone loves baked apples, but when you're on the trail, you can still enjoy this family favorite even without access to your oven. Read more

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My husband and I thought our steakhouse days had ended when our daughter arrived two years ago. Who takes a toddler to a steakhouse, right? Wrong! Read more

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