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Winter Family Picks in Rockford, Illinois

Jan 02, 2015 ● By Melissa Schwartz

Winter easily tempts us to hibernate. While curling up under the covers and reading a good book with a cup of tea in hand sounds appealing, we found Rockford, Illinois to be city worthy of winter expl

Winter Driving Safety

Nov 24, 2014 ● By Julie Henning

Whether you're driving over the river or through the woods, many of us are headed on a road trip to Grandmother's house next week. With winter weather already rearing its ugly head in many parts of th

Mt. Olympus Theme Park and Water Park Resort, Wisconsin Dells

Nov 08, 2014 ● By Julie Henning

Located in the heart of the Wisconsin Dells, Mt. Olympus is the world's largest Theme Park and Water Park Resort.Our family popped up to Mt. Olympus for a day trip earlier this fall. As it turned out,

Taking your Family to the Osthoff Resort

Nov 03, 2014 ● By Julie Henning

It's not just for "middle management."

Drive A Tank in Kasota, Minnesota

Sep 02, 2014 ● By Julie Henning

A minivan driving mom of three, sometimes it feels like I should be wearing combat boots and making my kids "drop and give me twenty" every time they sass back. But when I was on a girlfriends-getaway

Finding Family Tranquility in Williams Bay, Wisconsin

Aug 29, 2014 ● By Melissa Schwartz

Sometimes driving a little bit off of the beaten path really pays off. After talking to some locals in the Lake Geneva area, we decided to venture a bit past Lake Geneva to explore the beach at Willia

Midwest Travel: Michigan's Western Upper Penninsula

Aug 26, 2014 ● By Julie Henning

Earlier this month we spent some time jumping the dotted line separating the land shared by Northern Wisconsin and Michigan's Western Upper Peninsula. Without a set agenda and two state highway maps s

Bond Falls in Michigan's Upper Peninsula

Aug 19, 2014 ● By Julie Henning

On a recent waterfall-themed road trip in Michigan's Upper Peninsula, the folks at the Western Upper Peninsula Convention and Visitor's Bureau had instructed us "not to miss" Bond Falls, a beautiful w

Midwest Travel: Sioux Falls, South Dakota

Aug 07, 2014 ● By Julie Henning

Summer seems to inspire feeling of restlessness and wanderlust, and for many people that means a road trip out West in search of Wide Open Spaces. But if you're on a bit of a vacation crunch, why not

Midwest Travel: Theatre-Hikes at The Morton Arboretum

Jul 26, 2014 ● By Melissa Schwartz

Theatre-Hikes at The Morton Arboretum Promote Appreciation for Theater, Nature and Well-BeingWhen asked for Chicago travel recommendations, I always include The Morton Arboretum in Lisle, Illinois at

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