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10 Best Chicago with Kids Activities that Will Please the Whole Family

Chicago with kids is affordable, easy to navigate, and packed with attractions. I fell hard for Chicago on my first visit almost 20 years ago, and have returned again and again over the years. I also love sharing my love of the Windy City with my children. Take a look at my picks for the […]

5 Reasons to Geek Out About Going to Springfield, Illinois

Once home to Abraham Lincoln, Springfield played witness to Lincoln’s rise from lawyer to politician to one of the most beloved and well-known Presidents in U.S. history. His roots are deeply planted and carefully cultivated in Springfield, making it an ideal trip back in time for families interested in all things “Land of Lincoln.” My suggestions for visiting Illinois’ […]

Starved Rock Lodge Review – Glamping in Illinois

While the Starved Rock Lodge boasts a rich history, it lure is its location within the grandeur of Starved Rock State Park. The thousands of acres of forest, cliffs, and unfettered wilderness are situated in the area of Oglesby, Illinois, a quiet town of less than 4,000 people. Although campers and hikers can pitch their tents on […]