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The Art Institute of Chicago: Family Selfies Encouraged

August 15, 2015 – 8:57 am
Art Institute of Chicago: Credit Adam Alexander Photography

The Art Institute of Chicago (AIC) wants families to have fun in their halls. That means you don’t have to whisper, and you certainly don’t have to walk in a straight line to see the …

Saving Money in Chicago

November 13, 2011 – 8:48 pm
LEGOLAND Test Center

To live in the Midwest and have never experienced the culture, food, architecture, diversity, and entertainment that is Chicago is a sad thing indeed. For many of us quite comfortable in the regional cost of …

Chicago Southland: Family Vacation Just Beyond the City Limits

August 3, 2011 – 6:00 am

Residents of Wisconsin who call Michigan home, we regularly pass through one of the most beloved cities in the world for food, festivals, art, and culture: Chicago. Marveling at the skyline, bright lights, and urban …

Family Dining in Chicago Southland

July 26, 2011 – 9:22 am
The Patio Restaurant

The Road Trips “Feed Me” mantra, is simple, but not always easy to accomplish. On our family travels, we look for the extension of “dinner at home” where ever we roam. In the ongoing search …

Three Rodents Prognosticate: Groundhog Day 2011

January 24, 2011 – 8:36 pm
Woodstock Willie

Groundhog Day comes again on February 2 and Phil, Jimmy, and Willie are getting ready to see their shadows or not. With festivities and festivals around the event, three towns in Pennsylvania, Wisconsin, and Illinois are getting ready for the big event.

Monkey Business in Rockford, Illinois

July 3, 2010 – 7:46 am
Magic Waters Waterpark

Southern neighbor of Beloit, Wisconsin, Rockford, Illinois is about an hour and a half drive from Chicago, Milwaukee, or Madison. Home of the adorable sock monkey, Road Trips for Families ventured to Illinois for a weekend vacation. In the spirit of monkey business, here are some kid-friendly places to “hang out” the next time you are Rockford with kids.

Family Dining in Rockford, Illinois

June 27, 2010 – 7:19 pm
Lino's Italian Restaurant, Rockford, Illinois

Family dining options are plentiful in Rockford, Illinois. Family-owned, local favorites range from “hidden gems” to “reservations required”. With many restaurants conveniently located near the interstate corridor, this Feed Me review is an appetizer to get you started.