Chicago at Christmas: Brookfield Zoo Holiday Magic

Chicago at Christmas: Brookfield Zoo Holiday Magic

*Sponsored Post* As part of a Christmas trip to Chicago our family visited Brookfield Zoo Holiday Magic. Going into our visit I had extremely high expectations as this came up in my research time and time again as the #1 thing to do in Chicago with kids at Christmas....
Small Towns You Need To Visit This Summer

Small Towns You Need To Visit This Summer

I grew up in Atlanta and lived in cities such as Orlando, Chicago and Charlotte- so no one will ever mistake me for a small-town girl. However, that doesn’t mean that I don’t LOVE to visit! In fact, when we travel I actually prefer small towns. I want my...

50 Amazing Places In The US To Take Your Kids

I can never resist a list. I really enjoy looking at different suggestions for places to go and see. And, for as many travel suggestion lists I’ve looked through- I’ve always found at least one new suggestion to add to my list. I recently stumbled on a...

Kentucky Derby Day

Happy Kentucky Derby Day! In honor of the Kentucky Derby, I wanted to post a throwback to my daughter’s first time on a horse. During a trip to Galena, Illinois we attended a rodeo and they were offering rides for the kids. Such fun memories from that evening!...

10 Tips For Visiting Skydeck Chicago

Skydeck Chicago in the Willis Tower is one of the hottest tourist destinations in the city. Not only do people line up for the chance to view Chicago from 103 stories up, but they can’t stop talking about The Ledge. The 4 glass boxes that literally dangle in the...

The Art Institute of Chicago

Book recommendation based on this post:┬áThe Sixty-Eight Rooms. Read more to find out why we love it so much… If you ever spend any amount of time researching “things to do in Chicago,” one of the overwhelmingly popular places to visit is The Art...

Where To Stay In Downtown Chicago

Deciding where to stay in Chicago can be the trickiest part of planning your visit. At the end of the day, you will be walking a lot. It’s hard to pick a “central” location because there are SO many great things to do! Generally speaking, our...

Skydeck Chicago at the Willis Tower

The Willis Tower is the tallest building in the Western Hemisphere and the 8th tallest building in the world. So how would you feel about standing out on a glass ledge on its 103rd floor? Our crazy family couldn’t wait! Skydeck Chicago has been open for over 40...

Navy Pier Centennial Wheel- Chicago

At first glance, the Chicago skyline appears unchanged. ┬áThe massive skyscrapers with the iconic Navy Pier ferris wheel make for a picturesque lakefront view. However, those familiar with Navy Pier realize that A LOT has actually changed. The new “Centennial...

Maggie Daley Park- Chicago

Chicago has always been one of my favorite cities to visit. I absolutely adore everything about the city (except for the winter weather!) It’s been a few years since our family has visited. Maggie Daley Park is a new addition to downtown and more than anything...

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