Pumpkin Fest at Siegel’s Cottonwood Farm

  Fall is not complete without a visit to a pumpkin farm. This year, we decided to check out Siegel's Cottonwood Farm in Lockport. We had tons of fun playing, picking pumpkins, and eating! What a great day out with the family! Related: Looking for more fun things...
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Fall Fun at Jack’s Pumpkin Glow + Tips to Enjoy

  If you love Halloween, pumpkins, and all that comes with it, then you'll want to head to Jack's Pumpkin Glow before it leaves Chicagoland!  If you've ever wanted to be surrounded by lit up Jack O'Lanterns this is one event you don't want to miss. Find out what...
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Best Coffee Shops To Try in Chicago’s Northwest Suburbs

Love coffee? If you run on coffee (like I do) to get through the day, you'll need to stop by these independent coffee shops located in Chicago's Northwest suburbs. Each coffee shop offers different vibe and is well worth a visit. Keep checking back as I include more...
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An Unforgettable Elephant Encounter at Wilstem Ranch

  On our trip to French Lick, Indiana we were wowed with all the family-friendly offerings. One of our most memorable experiences was our visit to Wilstem Ranch for the elephant spa encounter. Not only did we learn about elephants, but we were able to give the...

7 Reasons to Visit Santa’s Village this Summer

  Summer's coming to a close, but that doesn't mean the fun has to end. If you're looking to squeeze one more awesome family activity look no further than Santa's Village in East Dundee. Celebrating 60 years of family fun, Santa's Village offers those nostalgic...

Have a Muddy Blast at Muckfest Chicago + GIVEAWAY

Looking for a muddy blast with the family? We just had a great time this summer and we're ready for more! This August 17, make plans to run Muckfest, a one-of-a-kind 5K mud run with 18 obstacles that is perfect for you and your whole family. Check out why you'll want...

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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