15 Best Ice Skating Rinks in the Chicago Area (2024)

15 Best Ice Skating Rinks in the Chicago Area (2024)

One of the best parts of the winter season in Chicago is enjoying the available cold weather activities. Ice skating is a great family winter tradition; the beauty is that you can find an indoor ice rink that is open year-round if it’s something you enjoy! Here are some of the best places to go ice skating around the Chicago area, so you can find the perfect spot for your family!

The Family Adventure Passport: Everything You Need to Know (2024)

The Family Adventure Passport: Everything You Need to Know (2024)

The image above is LEGOLAND Discovery Center. I realized soon after having kids that the key to keeping everyone in my house sane was to actually get out of the house. Every Sunday is “family day” and we pick a new activity, restaurant, or park to try. It’s become our most cherished family time and…

Best Chicago Experience Gifts for Kids (2023)

Best Chicago Experience Gifts for Kids (2023)

If you’re looking for an unforgettable gift and less clutter in your home, an experience gift is a great option. I’ve always been a big fan of experience gifts because toys can lose their appeal quickly, but the memories from a unique experience gift can last a lifetime. Added Bonus? Experience gifts can mean quality time for the whole family, so everyone can enjoy it! Here are some great ideas for Chicago experience gifts for your kids.

25 Best Holiday Light Displays in the Chicago Area (2023)

25 Best Holiday Light Displays in the Chicago Area (2023)

The holiday season is upon us, and there’s no better way to get in the holiday spirit than to look at the many light displays and Christmas trees around the Chicago area. It’s the most wonderful time of the year, and we’ve rounded up the places with the best Christmas lights in Northern Illinois. Grab…

The Shedd Aquarium: Free Days, Discounts, and Tips (2024)

The Shedd Aquarium: Free Days, Discounts, and Tips (2024)

The Shedd Aquarium is an indoor aquarium in Chicago that holds 32,000 animals! It is one of the most popular tourist destinations in Chicago, so it helps to plan the details of your visit ahead of time. Read this guide for tips, tricks, free museum days, and special events on select days! Most information was…

Best Things to do on Thanksgiving Weekend in the Chicago Area (2023)

Best Things to do on Thanksgiving Weekend in the Chicago Area (2023)

Turkey Day is almost here, which means the official launch of the holiday season! There are tons of fun things to do in downtown Chicago and around the Windy City this time of year. Even if you prefer staying home, we have some ideas for great things to do to spend quality time with your…