Escape Chicago with vacation ideas found on Pinterest

If the word of another Polar Vortex or more imminent snow has you shaking in your snow boots, come along with me on a daydreamer’s vacation by thinking about summer plans.

Vacations as a family

Whether you’re planning to drive or fly, here are some great ideas for hitting the road with a bigger crew. One of our favorites is obviously Disney World and given this winter, we’re already planning to head there at the end of 2014 or early 2015!

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Prince Edward Island

Beaches in Jamaica

Walt Disney World

Couple getaways

Getting time away can be time-consuming, but can be a blast! Last January, my husband and I took a trip to Jamaica to celebrate milestone birthdays and it was one of our best trips yet. If you can find a sitter for the kids, jump on the nearest plane and enjoy!

Las Vegas

Most Romantic Getaways

Best Cruise Lines

Most Luxurious Vacations

Vacation with friends

Perhaps you’re thinking of heading on a getaway with friends and just need a weekend away, these ideas (some of which are perfect for longer trips) are a great way to celebrate lifelong friendships, a bachelorette party or even a big birthday (think 3-0 or 4-0!)

Destin, Fla,

Midwest Getaways

Aruba

Escape to the Caribbean

What do your summer plans include? Will you be traveling? For more ideas of fun in the sun, check out our Pinterest page.

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