Family Road Trips

199ride’s 5 Ways to Keep Your Kids Occupied on Long Road Trips

Long-distance car trips with your family can be a great way to interact and spend time together. However, after the twelfth “Are we there yet?”, you may be anxiously exploring ways to contain the energy of your little ones without going crazy. Here are 5 ways to entertain your...
Badger Sports Park appleton

Awesome Weeknight Specials at Badger Sports Park

Weeknights can be rough. Particularly in the dead of winter in Northeast Wisconsin. Badger Sports Park has specials every night of the week to let you shake things up, have a little family fun, and eat some of the best pizza around. All nearby and at seriously...

A Day at Green Bay Botanical Garden

At Green Bay Botanical Garden, you will be inspired, refreshed and engaged! Children and adults alike are encouraged to actively explore the areas listed below. If you look closely, you’ll be certain to see not only flowers but also insects and other animals. Upper Formal Gardens Wander through the Larsen...
Baseball at Building for Kids Childrens Museum Appleton

NEW interactive baseball exhibit at the Building for Kids for a limited time!

Something big, fun and new has arrived at the Building for Kids Children’s Museum (BFKCM)! Big League Fun, a traveling, interactive baseball-themed exhibit is here in Appleton for a limited time! Sponsored locally by the Wisconsin Timber Rattlers, the exhibit includes fun for baseball fans young and old....
199Ride Family Vehicles

199ride.com’s Guide to Selecting a Family-Friendly Vehicle

There comes a point in most parents’ lives when their compact car no longer fits all family members comfortably. If you are one of these parents, you may be starting to look for a family-friendly vehicle that offers comfort, room, and reliability, all with a bit of style. 199ride.com has...
The Salt Room Appleton

The Salt Room, Appleton

We recently had the chance to make a visit to the Salt Room in Appleton. With all the sickness going around it is the perfect time to try it and clear out our noses. Because salt is an antibacterial we didn't worry as much about the yucky flu viruses...

Every Student is Unique: Celebrate School Choice

For many children in Wisconsin, school choice is critical. Parents deserve to have meaningful options about where to send their children for public education, and that choice should not be restricted by a zip code or income. I urge families to take advantage of the opportunity to evaluate the...
Things to do in August

31 Things to Do in August!

July flew by and we're ready to close out the summer with loads of fun this August! Here is a list of things to do this month that are FREE or inexpensive for your family. Try one of these awesome campfire treats camp...
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199ride’s Easy Maintenance Tips for Your Vehicle

When it comes to your car, performing regular preventive maintenance is one of the most important things you can do to keep your family vehicle running like new for longer. Just like regular checkups at the doctor are needed to maintain your health, the same is true when it...
Little Critter Pediatric Dentistry Appleton

Meet Dr. Keta at Little Critter Pediatric Dentistry

There is no place like home – back to work some magic on your munchkins at Little Critter Pediatric Dentistry. Meet Dr. Keta I have known since kindergarten that I wanted to be a dentist. It sounds silly because who really likes the dentist? Well, I did. The spinning brush and...