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February 6, 2016 – 7:00 pm

Between the years 2010 and 2015, I visited just about every children’s museum, public museum, history museum, and discovery center in the state of Wisconsin (with the exception of the Northwood’s Children’s Museum in Eagle …

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FlightHub’s Guide for the Ultimate Family Vacation in Vancouver

January 20, 2016 – 8:00 am
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Planning a family vacation can always be a little stressful, what with balancing and coordinating different schedules, activities, and keeping on budget. In addition to all this planning, you need to figure out where you …

FlightHub’s Guide to the Best Weekend in Montreal

January 19, 2016 – 5:28 pm
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Somehow, someway you’ve found yourself in the North America’s equivalent to Amsterdam: Montreal. Whether you arrived by plane, train or drove into the city, FlightHub has you covered with all the best tips and tricks …

Exploring the Finger Lakes Region in New York State

December 17, 2015 – 4:39 pm
FLR Feature

The Finger Lakes sprawl across western New York State, making them a great destination to explore by car. There is good wine, beer and food, the scenery is lovely and the towns have some neat …

5 Free Places to Visit in Sioux Falls, South Dakota

September 6, 2015 – 5:03 pm
Sioux Falls: 5 Free Places to Visit

5 Free Places to Visit in Sioux Falls
Falls Park — Sioux Falls is named for the falls that cascade near its downtown. Walking trails, a free viewing tower and thousands of gallons of pounding waterfall …

Travel by Air: 10 Tips for Saving Money and Traveling Light

February 12, 2013 – 8:41 pm
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Traveling by car as much as economically possible, occasionally we fly to a destination (like Hawaii) in order to make the most of a road trip. In our family of five, saving on expenses …

Road Trip Itinerary: Asheville to Nashville

August 3, 2012 – 4:57 am
World's Largest Treehouse

While you could make it from Asheville, NC to Nashville, TN in four to five hours on the Interstate, taking the scenic route offers opportunities for unique stops that make a memorable family road trip.
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U.S.A. License Plate Game

November 28, 2011 – 8:21 pm
U.S.A. License Plate Game

One of our favorite games to play on a road trip involves finding as many license plates from different states as we can during the course of our trip. Obsessively stalking the rear-end of vehicles …

Family Vacation in Gulf Shores, Alabama

November 15, 2011 – 8:56 pm
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Until I visited the region with family during the  National Shrimp Festival, I held the notion Gulf Shores and Orange Beach, Alabama was strictly a golfers paradise. While tee times are as coveted as much …

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 …

Movies To Go: Redbox on the Road

October 31, 2011 – 11:30 am
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As a general rule of thumb, we provide our kids with unlimited opportunities for self-entertainment (i.e., looking out the window) for road trips under nine hours. This is partly because our Hail Mary minivan is …

Stay and Play at Ohio State Park Lodges

October 5, 2011 – 1:56 pm
Ski hill and archery range at Punderson.

Joining with a handful of states allowing free access to their entire State Park system, residents of and visitors to Ohio are encouraged to hike, bike, boat, camp, and play their way across a sizable …

Walnut Creek Cheese, Holmes County, Ohio

September 14, 2011 – 7:04 pm
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A grocery store may seem like an unusual dining spot, but for families meandering through the rolling hills of Amish Country, Walnut Creek Cheese is a budget-friendly tourist stop. Packing a grocery store, bakery, café, …

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 …

Top Picks: Kids Camping Gear

July 15, 2011 – 7:00 am
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Air out the tent, pack the kids in the car, and buy the marshmallows on the way. It’s that time of year again: Time to go CAMPING!