What to expect on your Day Out With Thomas

  Thomas and friends have chugged their way to Chicagoland with a stop at Illinois Railway Museum for the annual Day Out With Thomas: The Steam Team Tour 2019 presented by Mattel.. We visited this past weekend and have the inside scoop on thing that you need to...
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Trish’s Red Bird Cafe: The Perfect Stop off I-65

When we roadtrip, we're always on the lookout for fun stops - whether it be to stretch our legs or to fill our bellies with food. On our latest road trip from Chicago to Southern Indiana, we found the perfect stop just in the Lafayette-West Lafayette area -- Trish's...
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How to Spend One Day with the Family in Bloomington Indiana:

Have you been following along on our Southern Indiana road trip? Today, we're highlighting the lovely college town of Bloomington, Indiana. We spent a day here and could have easily spent longer. While we only had one day here, check out all the family fun things we...
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Where to catch a cheap flick with kids this summer

Looking for a way to keep the kids entertained this summer? You can't go wrong with catching a flick especially if it's only a few bucks. Here are a few options for you that are easy on the wallet.  *Make sure to double check the times and listings before heading out...

Go on a Brick Safari at Brookfield Zoo

   If there's one thing my kids love its animals and LEGOs, and now the best place to see both is at  Brookfield Zoo's Brick Safari this summer. From now through May 29th, brick lovers can see over 40 animals in brick form. We had a chance to check it out and we...

Exploring Matthiessen State Park with the Family

When I was planning our visit to the Starved Rock area, I kept hearing great things about Matthiessen State Park. Some people even said that they preferred Matthiessen over Starved Rock. Well, that was enough to pique my curiosity -- we just had to check it out...

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