Chicago Botanic Garden
If you have a yard or a garden, you might want to ask some questions next time you’re buying flowers or seedlings at a nursery or anywhere plants are sold.
The problem when Mother’s Day rolls around is finding the best way to say thank you, I love you and I appreciate you.
Grab your helmets and bottled water for a fun afternoon on a bike ride with your family. From paths in the city to serene rides in forest preserves, the Chicago area offers many bike riding trails for all abilities.
Taking family photos can be a great way to capture a moment with each passing year. Take advantage of some of the great locations throughout the city to make your family photo stand out with a picturesque backdrop.
When choosing the location to pop the big question, it’s important to take the season into account. For those proposing during the fall, there are some great seasonal locations in and around the city to make the outing memorable.
Halloween in Chicago isn’t just for the pub crawls. Take advantage of the family-friendly activities offered in and around the city, and make their holiday extra special.
After Labor Day weekend’s goodbye to the lazy days of summer, a re-energized city welcomes autumn with fall fests, a new theater season, blockbuster art shows and fun outdoor explorations. Here are some of Chicago’s best happenings this fall.
No matter the season, visiting a botanical garden in Chicago is an excellent way to get closer to nature and experience the wonderment of plant life.
Now that spring has sprung, our frozen winter seems like a distant memory, until you step outside to take a look at your garden.
Visiting the City of Chicago on a rainy day can make for the most memorable experiences and fun activities.
While Easter may not get all of the glory in children’s eyes like Christmas and Halloween, it can definitely become one of your child’s favorite holidays. Take the kids out to some themed events and Easter will quickly rank high on the favorite holidays list.
Have you been naughty or nice this year? If you’re looking for a place in the Chicago area to take pictures with Santa Claus, but without heading to the mall, then check out the following list.
As the Christmas holidays draw near, we are once again reminded to keep warm and gather close to our loved ones. These events offer wonderful ways to celebrate the spirit of the season.
Take in the sunset in a forest preserve or a skyscraper. No matter your style, Chicago offers a wealth of places to relax after a long day with a great view.
Instead of opting for the same old bland family photo this year, check out all the different scenic backdrop options that Chicago has to offer.
Don’t worry that summer went by too fast. Yummy autumn festivals abound in the Chicago area.
The Botanic Garden has offered horticulture therapy for more than 30 years, to provide comfort and stress relief through gardening for veterans, the elderly, and the disabled.
With fall just around the corner, take advantage of the last warm days of summer and head out to these family-friendly events in Chicago with your kids.
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Taking a day trip away from Chicago is a great way to spend time with the family or as a couple and it can be done affordably with some planning and research.