Madison Children's Museum

Madison Children’s Museum

The Madison Children's Museum is nestled right in the heart of our capital, across the street from the Wisconsin State Capital building. We loved this museum because it's packed with STEM features. Don't forget to visit the rooftop space! Open year round this space is fun and has a...
Who Framed Roger Rabbit: The Art of Classic American Animation

See, Think, Wonder – Preparing Your Kids for an Art Museum Experience This Summer

Research shows that arts-based education can wire the brain for creativity in ways we are only beginning to understand. Are you looking for fun ways to engage your kids in art this summer? If you answered yes, then start planning a trip to The Trout Museum of Art. Purpose Before your...
Walking Trails Fox Valley Technical College

10 Family Friendly Trails

Whether you are training with your kids for a Fun Run or just burning off some energy we have you covered! Here is a list of our favorites and reader suggestions for family friendly trails that are both toddler and stroller approved.   1. Fox Valley Technical College / Highway 41...
Wisconsin Museum of International Wildlife

Wisconsin Museum of International Wildlife, Downtown Appleton

While at the Downtown Appleton Indoor Farmers Market last weekend, we stumbled upon a fun new-to-us place! The Wisconsin Museum of International Wildlife is located downtown Appleton, inside the City Center on the 2nd floor (accessible by some fun escalators for kids). The museum was founded in 2007 and has...
Trout Summer Art Camp

The Trout Museum of Art Summer Camps & Classes, Appleton

Explore art this summer during the camps and classes with The Trout Museum of Art Summer Camps! Introduce your kids to various media and techniques during Modern Art, Passport to the Arts, 20th Century Art and Sculpture. Register for summer art camps today on our website. Art Play for Toddlers: Ages...
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...
children's clothing

Shop Local – Children’s Clothing Stores

Shop Local here in the Northeast Wisconsin! Whether its for the holidays, birthday outifts, back to school, family pictures or just for fun, check out these great boutiques for fun, stylish and cute children's clothing and shoes. Bellybeans Maternity Clothing, Infants and Children’s Clothing up to size 10, diaper bags, toys...
Eau Claire Children's Museum

13 Children’s Museums in Wisconsin

Did you know we have 13 different Children's Museums in Wisconsin? Where is your favorite? Have tips? Pictures to share? Comment below or email us at govalleykids@gmail.com. Building for Kids 100 W College Ave, Appleton, Wisconsin (920) 734-3226 buildingforkids.org The Children's Museum of Green Bay 301 N Washington St, Green Bay, Wisconsin (920) 432-4397 gbchildrensmuseum.org Children's Museum of...
racine wisconsin

Beach Day Road Trip: North Beach

Summer is almost over and you’re still longing for the perfect beach day? The drive to North Beach in Racine is a perfect day trip for your family. You can have a full day of fun in the sun, without breaking the bank. North Beach 100 Kewaunee St, Racine, Wisconsin North Beach...

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...