The weather is warmer and that means kids are gearing up to get outside and release some pent-up winter energy. These three outdoor science experiments offer curious young scientists a messy, fun learning experience.
Memorial Day is a day at the beach for those who just want to have some easy-going fun, but the weather hasn’t been cooperating.
Need ideas for July 4th weekend with your family? We have the ultimate guide for your holiday weekend.
Summer is time for breaking out your bathing suits and hitting the beach. Whether you’re craving a thriller or tearjerker, our sister company Simon & Schuster has a book for every afternoon spent in the sun. Throw one of these page-turners in your beach bag and prepare to lose yourself.
You don’t always need a passport to travel overseas. You can still head to a tropical unincorporated destination overseas.
Think you’ve got what it takes to make it on a deserted island? Find out for sure by booking a real-life “castaway experience” and really get away on your next vacation.
If you’re looking for an unusual tropical vacation this time around, check out the world’s most incredible underwater hotel rooms.
Jamaica is a quintessential Caribbean travel destination. Here’s a guide to both the basics and the intoxicatingly refreshing things to do.
If you want to truly experience The Bahamas, get ready to do some island hopping. Check out this destinations guide to Nassau, Grand Bahama Island, Great Exuma, Green Turtle Cay and more.
Every summer we hear about bacteria like E. coli in the lake water which leads to swimming bans at some beaches, but what about the sand. The CBS 2 Investigators checked out what effect does the bacteria have on the beach.
Authorities said a person walking along Lake Michigan found the leg on the rocks near the lake, which was severed from the hip down.
A DePaul University student was sentenced to 145 days behind bars Thursday after admitting his role in a deadly Indiana brawl that claimed the life of a Beverly teenager.
Swimming with the dolphins can be a great experience, and some of the best places to do this are Dolphins Plus, Dolphin Cove, Theater of the Sea, Dolphin Research Center, and Miami Seaquarium.
No worries if you find that your apartment barely has enough breathing for you and Fido. Chicago and its surrounding suburbs have plenty of “dog friendly areas” where you two can go outdoors and take in the fresh air and get some exercise.
The National Weather Service says there is an increased risk of rip currents along the lake in Cook and Lake (Ill.) counties through Sunday evening.
A popular beach and also the largest public one in Chicago, Montrose Beach is located near the Uptown neighborhood. It has fun activities for everyone in the family including the dog.
There is a reason why Chicago is labeled as the Third Coast. With Lake Michigan at our fingertips, Chicago boasts lots of beaches up and down her shores. One of the more popular and active beaches is North Avenue. Spend a weekend there and take in what it has to offer.
Chicago in the summer is all about being outdoors, near the lake and taking advantage of the fleeting warm weather. Castaways Bar and Grill is an iconic summer staple. The huge ship that sits at North Avenue beach is like a beacon to beach goers everywhere. Aside from its prime location for soaking up sun and refueling after a long day at the beach, here are a few things to know.
BBQ, fireworks, white pants and a new bottle of sunscreen. All signs Memorial Day weekend and summer have arrived. Here’s a list of 5 free things to do this weekend in celebration of Memorial Day. That’s right, free. You have no excuse to not come out of winter/NATO hibernation.
Divers pulled a 15-year-old girl’s body from Lake Michigan Friday morning, about 16 hours after she vanished off the coast of Rogers Park.