Tag: family outings

Starved Rock in Utica, IL – A First-Time Visitor’s Review

Starved Rock in Utica, IL – A First-Time Visitor’s Review

Starved Rock is a perfect getaway from Chicago! Here is my experience from my recent hiking visit (with photos). The park is like no other in Illinois…

June 23, 2011 | By | Reply More

Christmas Tree Farms Near DuPage, Illinois

As Thanksgiving has now passed, it becomes clear that Christmas isn’t very far off. It’s time to find the perfect Christmas tree! There are quite a few Christmas tree farms in the area to get great fresh-cut Christmas trees

November 27, 2010 | By | Reply More
Safety Saturday at DuPage County Fairgrounds

Safety Saturday at DuPage County Fairgrounds

If you have young children and haven’t attended a previous Safety Saturday, you won’t want to miss this event! There is a lot to like about this event. First of all, admission is free, but what I like most is that the event is really fun! It’s geared to kids and promotes awareness and child safety.

September 15, 2010 | By | 1 Reply More
Kelly Park in Wheaton

Kelly Park in Wheaton

Kelly Park in Wheaton is located at the corner of Elm Street and Main Street. If you were heading west-bound on Roosevelt Road, you would turn left (south) on Main Street and travel a half-mile to the park.

September 1, 2010 | By | Reply More
Illinois Day Trips Book for Family Fun Outings

Illinois Day Trips Book for Family Fun Outings

I recently picked up a copy of the book, Fun with the Family Illinois: Hundreds of Ideas for Day Trips with the Kids by Lori Meek Schuldt. The book was left on a coffee table at a friend’s house and I couldn’t put it down.

July 27, 2010 | By | Reply More