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Winter Fun! Places to Go Skiing and Snowboarding Near Chicago

Even though the temperatures are dropping, the outdoor fun doesn’t have to stop. Bundle up and hit the slopes for hours of skiing and snowboarding family fun. My husband grew up loving winter sports, and is excited that this will be the year we finally get our two oldest on skis. I love that trying out skiing and snowboarding doesn’t…



Get Away to These Indoor Water Parks Near Chicago

Are you longing for summer fun during the long, cold winter months of Chicago? Try an indoor water park within driving distance from the Chicago suburbs. During the bitter months of our Chicago winter my family plays at libraries and indoor play places. When we start longing for summer fun, we bust out the bathing suits and head to an…


Road Trip: Sheboygan, Wisconsin, An Outdoor Lover’s Dream

Sheboygan, Wisconsin (tagged as “the Malibu of the Midwest”), is located only 2.5 hours from the Chicagoland area on Lake Michigan. Sheboygan is chock-full of outdoor activities including surfing, paddle boarding, sailing, jet-skiing, fishing, biking, hiking, golfing, and more! As a family with younger children, our adventures included a water park, pool, beach, children’s museum, and storybook gardens. Last but…