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...

Sheboygan Family Day Trip

Amongst Wisconsinites, Sheboygan is the brunt of a lot of jokes. I had a wonderful childhood there though, so I take no offense. My happy memories of being a kid in Sheboygan are the reasons I want to share this city with my daughter. And, it’s also the reason...

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...
Lakeside Park Fond du Lac

Exploring A New Park – Lakeside Park, Fond du Lac

We are so fortunate to live in an area with many fun, unique and inviting places to visit. My family and I love to explore areas close to home. Each summer I check out Go Valley Kids Summer Bucket List to find new things for us to do. This...
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...
Discovery World Milwaukee

Discovery World – Science + Technology Center

Discovery World in Milwaukee is a fun day trip destination for families in Northeast Wisconsin with older kids. The museum has interesting and interactive exhibits that engaged our kids from age 5 and older for long periods of time. In fact, our kids were so engaged in...
Morrissey Park Chilton

Park Series: Chilton Morrissey Park & Playground

Looking for things to do with your kids or family? Chilton Morrissey Park and Playground is community built and is lots of fun! Built in 2008, it sits on 12 acres and is located in Calumet County, Wisconsin.   Chilton Morrissey Park & Playground 509 School Ct, Chilton, Wisconsin www.travelcalumet.com/tourism/parks-and-recreation       ...
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...

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...