Summer Vacations To Fit Your Budget

The summer heat wave has arrived and some of you might be thinking it’s time to get away and take a vacation? We’re here to help you plan your family getaway and not break your piggy bank in the process. There are plenty of exciting, family-friendly, yet often overlooked summer...

15+ Best Ice Cream Spots in Northeast Wisconsin

Enjoy Northeast Wisconsin with family and friends this summer! Find more things to do with the 2017 Go Valley Kids Summer Bucket List.   The weather is heating up and that's perfect for ice cream! We have rounded up the best ice cream and frozen custard spots around thanks to reader...

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...
Date Night

30+ Date Night Restaurants

Do you need a date night? If you are anything like us you opted to stay home away from the crowds on Valentine's Day. Here are lots of great ideas from other local parents for a special dinner date. These restaurants are some of the best in Northeast Wisconsin. Here...
Mini Golf

Mini Golf in Northeast Wisconsin

Mini golf is a time-tested fun thing to do for families with kids of all ages. Most mini golf spots have clubs sized to even our toddlers to put alongside the bigger kids and adults. There are lots of great places to find a perfect course for your family...
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Ride the Downtown Appleton Trolley – Free! {2019}

Enjoy Northeast Wisconsin with family and friends this summer! Find more things to do with the 2019 Go Valley Kids Summer Bucket List! There is no better way to explore than with a scenic ride on the Downtown Appleton Trolley!...

Ultimate Guide: Menominee Park, Oshkosh

Menominee Park is one of our family's favorite destinations. Located on the east side of Oshkosh it borders Lake Winnebago. The best part of this park is you can get away without spending any money, but for under $10 you can feed a couple animals and ride the train...
Erb Pool Appleton

Erb Park, Playground and Pool

Appleton's newest pool, Erb Park, is fun for the whole family and opens for the season Friday, June 8, 2018! Erb Park & Pool, Appleton Park & Recreation 1800 N Morrison St, Appleton, Wisconsin www.appletonparkandrec.org Open Swim Hours Monday - Friday, Sunday Saturday: 1 - 8 pm Saturday: 1 - 6 pm Visit...
Engaging with Nature

Engaging with Nature – Tips & Where to Explore

Being in nature creates a unique sense of wonder that indoor environments can’t compete with. There are a slew of benefits that exploring nature provides kids’ minds.  It can be noted that kids who play outside have sparked creativity and enhanced problem solving, increased stamina, practice mindfulness and are...
Camping

Reader Recommended Wisconsin Campgrounds

Have you braved the northwoods and gone camping? I've gone camping since I was young with my family and now we continue the tradition with our family. Getting up early, grilling out, watching the stars on the beach, s'mores... we can't wait! Check out these recommendations from our readers....