Winter

Winter Activities for Families in the Western Suburbs

This is the winter we’re all bundling up, heading outside, and searching high and low for fun wherever it may be found! We’ve been busy scoping out local activities for families and kids. This year, that means virtual options, at-home fun, safely distanced events, new drive-through experiences, and lots of layers to head outside and play! photo courtesy of local mom…

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Winter Hikes, Snowshoe Rentals, and Cross-Country Skiing

My family usually spends our snowy winter days building a snowman or cruising down a sled hill. This winter, think outside the box and try an afternoon cross-country skiing or snowshoeing. Explore your favorite summertime trails while they’re covered in a layer of fresh snow. Don’t have the equipment? Don’t worry! Stop at these scenic sights to rent what you…


Local Hotels with Pools and Kid-Friendly Chicago Hotel Deals

With the new year upon us, hotels are offering lots of deals and discounts that are just perfect for a little family staycation! Take advantage of these awesome packages and beat the winter blues with a mini getaway. Just a small change of scenery is a treat. We’ve got options for you in the city and western suburbs, and many…