Thursday, September 23, 2021

Maria Chambers

Our Ultimate Guide to Pumpkin Patches

Give Charlie Brown a run for his money and find your own Great Pumpkin. We dug deep to bring you a list of the best destination pumpkin patches. Warm your face on the steam of a hot apple cider,...

Enjoy the Great Indoors: Best Birthday Party Destinations for Cool Temps

COVID Update: Please be sure to check directly with vendors concerning their most up-to-date closures, restrictions and policies, including their cancellation procedures, should COVID numbers continue to spike.Got a party to plan for a kid with a chilly-weather birthday?...

Where to Stay, Play & Eat as a Family in Yucatán, Mexico

Mexico’s proximity to the US, making for reasonable travel times even with kids in tow, and dream weather make it a can’t-go-wrong destination for family vacation planning. Most of us think of heading straight to digging our toes in...

Captain Your Own Boat Down the River with Chicago Electric Boats

What a wicked summer it’s been for weather, Chicago! It’s been quite the roller coaster, but no complaints, we’ve been outside and taking advantage of our city being open. We have just a couple more months to enjoy boating...

Chicago Kids Weekend Events: Aug. 13-15

Set out on the river captaining your own boat, check out the butterflies at Chicago Botanic Garden or participate in a delicious donut-themed run and kids’ dash. This weekend is all about staying local and showing love to our...

Fourth of July Events That Sparkle & Shine

Stars, stripes and so much fun. Soak it all up this Fourth of July, when our country turns the big 2-4-5. We’re not quite back to normal just yet, but there is still lots of music, food and fireworks...

Chicago Kids Weekend Events: Jun. 25-27

Kick June to the curb and smash the fun this weekend with Pride celebrations, a fest about strawberries. . . Or, how about a Swedish-themed festival? Festivals, exhibits, ball games—Read on for ideas on how to make the most...

Chicago Kids Weekend Events: Jun. 18-20

Hold up. . . . let us catch our breath. We’re feeling a little lightheaded thinking about the whirlwind weekend we planned for you. An exhibit all about butterflies and beautiful flowers, a Pride-themed popup, fun days spent at...

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