Travel

A Day Trip to the Bristol Renaissance Faire

The Bristol Renaissance Faire is a fantastic event that is open on Saturdays and Sundays from early July through Labor Day on 30 beautiful acres of land in Kenosha, Wisconsin. It is a highly entertaining experience that our family has come to love. . . and has now become a yearly tradition with friends! A Day Trip to the Bristol…


A Visit to Phillips Park Zoo in Aurora

The Phillips Park Zoo is located at the center of Phillips Park in Aurora. This little zoo has great animal exhibits, a free splash-pad and a large playground. Read on for tips and information to help plan a visit with your family! Phillips Park Zoo Aurora IL 1000 Ray Moses Drive Aurora, IL 60505 (630) 256-3860 See the website for up-to-date information. What…


Day Trip to Glencoe Beach

Summer isn’t complete without a trip to the beach! Glencoe Beach is located on the beautiful north shore of Lake Michigan in Glencoe, IL and is a very family-friendly beach to visit for the day. My family and I have spent a day on Glencoe Beach for the past few summers. Here are some tips on making the day fun…