March 23, 2017

10 Best Indoor Waterpark Hotels

You may need to bundle the kids up to send them off to school, but when the weekend comes, get ready to grab the swimsuits, goggles and beach towels. It’s time to splash, slide and get wet at an indoor waterpark hotel, like Caribbean Cove Hotel & Waterpark in Indianapolis or Falls Avenue Resort in Niagara Falls, Ontario. Whether you […]

12 Things You Must Do at the Children’s Museum of Indianapolis

Over the summer, we had the opportunity to explore the Children’s Museum of Indianapolis. The museum has received many accolades, so naturally, I’d been eager to go for quite some time. After spending an afternoon at the Children’s Museum of Indianapolis, I can tell you that the accolades are much-deserved. We stayed not far from the Children’s Museum – at […]

Top 10 Family-Friendly Oktoberfest Celebrations

Oktoberfest officially kicks off in Munich on Saturday (9/20), but if you have no plans to travel to Germany, but still want to take in German music, dancing, foods and games, here are 10 family-friendly Oktoberfest celebrations across the U.S. that are worth a visit: 1. Oktoberfest Chicago. Hosted by St. Alphonsus Church, head to Oktoberfest Chicago for bratwurst, traditional […]

Top 10 Corn Mazes for Families

It’s September and that means it’s time to start thinking about apple picking, fall festivals and of course, corn mazes (one of my favorite fall activities!). Wherever you live, you’re bound to find a fabulous corn maze (aka maize maze), and here are 10 mazes families will love his year: 1. Richardson Farm (Spring Grove, IL). Head about an hour […]

5 LEGO Exhibits for LEGO-Maniacs in Your Family

We took the kids to see The LEGO Movie over the weekend and I loved everything about the movie, except maybe the $9.50 child’s matinee ticket price (ouch). The plot was cute. I love Chris Pratt who voiced the lead character, Emmet. And of course, I can’t get enough of this song. If you want more, more, more LEGO after […]

3 Places to Go Where it’s Christmas Every Day

Okay, so it’s not even Thanksgiving yet, but if you and your kids are already starting to think about Santa, elves and reindeer, then you may want to pay a visit to one of these Christmas-themed hotels and amusement parks. Oh what fun it is to ride in a one-horse open sleigh…nearly every day of the year. The Inn at […]

10 Fabulous Indoor Water Parks

The kids are back in school and our family trips to pools, water parks and spraygrounds may be over, at least for a little while. Fortunately, amazing indoor water parks are available around just about every corner. Of course, Great Wolf Lodge is known for fantastic indoor water parks and thrilling water slides, but here are 10 more worth checking out […]

Top 6 Spots to Get Down with Dinosaurs

If you have a little dinosaur lover at home, you’ve probably seen every dinosaur bone at your local natural history museum and then some. With little ones, life-sized animatronic or model dinosaurs can really bring their imaginations to life, and it’s amazing all the places you can see dinosaurs these days, from amusement parks to children’s museums to entire parks […]

6 Spots to Get Down with The Muppets (Family Movie Night Inspiration)

I can’t believe it either, but I have not yet seen The Muppets, though I’ve seen Jason Segel sing “Man or Muppet” about 15 times on my cable system’s on-demand channel in between programs. So finally tonight we’re having family movie night and The Muppets has been chosen (shockingly I didn’t even realize we had a copy of the DVD). […]

Indianapolis: Super Bowl Size Fun for Your Family

The spotlight will be on Indianapolis this weekend as the Giants and Patriots go head-to-head in the Super Bowl, but there’s so much more to Indy than being the site of Super Bowl XLVI. There are loads of fabulous activities for kids that are historical, educational and just plain fun. Here are my top-six picks if you plan to visit […]