Madison Wisconsin Day Trip

Madison – More than just our Capital City & Home to Bucky Badger!

Madison has always been a city in Wisconsin that I love to visit. My sister went to college at UW and I have family that live there, so I’ve visited often to cheer for the Badgers and visit State Street. Of course Madison is known as our capital city...
Minnesota Road Trip

Family Road Trip: Minnesota

Are you thinking about taking a trip to Minnesota with your family? Here are some of our favorite spots around Minneapolis! EAT Staying at Mall of America gives you lots of dining options without fighting traffic! Most restaurants and eateries are located on the third level in the South Street Dining...
Milwaukee Public Museum

Milwaukee Public Museum

A Day out at the Milwaukee Public Museum! A short drive from the Fox Cities, Milwaukee has so many exciting things for families. We shared a bunch of great ideas here. One classic and yet still family favorite is the Milwaukee Public Museum (MPM)....
Toddler Road Trips

Road Trips: 5 Tips for Traveling with Toddlers

Some of the best memories made stem from hitting the open road and exploring new places with your family. Recently, my family packed our bags and drove to Minnesota for a week-long vacation. Though we are seasoned travelers, we were heedfully prepared to face...

Bookworm Gardens, Sheboygan, Wisconsin

Some things have changed at Bookworm Gardens since my visit last year during my Sheboygan Family Day Trip. Last year, part of the garden was under construction, but now it’s all open and waiting for folks of all ages to frolic on its paths and explore all of the...

A Day at the Beach: Two Rivers, Wisconsin

One of our family’s favorite places to cool off on these hot and humid summer days is Two Rivers, Wisconsin. Sandy beaches and water out to the horizon, the landscape is beautiful. Just about an hour drive from the Fox Valley, it’s a perfect day trip. There are 2 beaches...

Milwaukee Family Day Trip

Looking for a fun day or weekend trip idea? Milwaukee is only about two hours from the Fox Valley with lots of fun activities for families. Milwaukee has lots to offer families! I grew up in the Milwaukee area and visiting The Milwaukee Public...
Betty Brinn Childrens Museum Milwaukee

Betty Brinn Children’s Museum, Milwaukee Family Day Trip

The Betty Brinn Children's Museum is a family favorite! Located in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, the 1.5 hour drive is totally manageable as a family day trip from the Fox Valley. The museum has lots of space to run around and explore from the classic grocery store in the Our Town...
Things to do in door county with kids

Things to do in Door County with Kids

Looking to explore with your family this summer in Door County? We have rounded up personal and reader recommendations of the best kid friendly options inn Door County. Did we miss your recommendation? We would love to hear about it. Leave a comment below. Family Friendly Places to Eat in...

Fall Road Trip – East Side of Lake Winnebago

One of our favorite things to do in fall is to slip on a cozy sweater, fill up the travel mugs with coffee and cocoa, and head out for a family fall road trip on a sunny, mild day. With kids, it...