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Cheryl Eugenio is one of Trekaroo's Travel Experts. When she’s not busy running after her two young boys and girl, blogging at O the Places We Go, and planning their family’s next adventure, she’s enjoying the suburbanite life in her wee ‘lil suburb outside of Chicago.

Winter Family Fun in Lake Geneva, Wisconsin

Although many may associate visiting Lake Geneva, Wisconsin, with warm weather months, winter is a fantastic time to visit. It’s just a hop, skip, and a jump from major cities like Chicago, Milwaukee, or Madison. During the holidays and winter, Lake Geneva transforms into a winter wonderland offering plenty of fun including holiday activities, Winterfest, outdoor...
Chicago to Florida Road trip

Chicago to Florida Road Trip with the Kids

After our epic road trip from Chicago to Yellowstone, we were itching to plan another fun road trip. We thought it was about time to make the drive from Chicago to Florida. Oh, and what a fun road trip it was! Our road trip included plenty of fun stops, museums, tons of food (especially BBQ),...
River Lights in Milwaukee

Celebrate the Holidays in Milwaukee with Kids

From lights and lights festivals to holiday performances to unique quaint towns, Milwaukee has it all! Check out these fun, family activities perfect for the entire family and make lasting memories for years to come. Happy holidays!

Top Family Holiday & Christmas Events in Chicago

Chicago goes all out spreading the holiday cheer! Whether you need to pay a visit to Santa, enjoy a peaceful ride or fun-filled walk through a lights display, or catch a holiday performance, one thing is for sure-any of these will surely invoke the holiday spirit.

Top Things to Do in Lake Geneva, Wisconsin with Kids

Located just a few hours from major cities like Chicago, Milwaukee, and Madison, Lake Geneva in Wisconsin makes for the perfect easy family vacation. The resort town offers plenty of family fun, whether you prefer hanging out with animals on a safari or watching them perform. If you love being on the water, Geneva Lake’s...

An Epic Road Trip from Chicago to Yellowstone with the Family

When the opportunity presented itself, our family of five jumped on the chance for a little adventure. Off we went for the most epic road trip from Chicago to Yellowstone of a lifetime. Read on, be inspired, and get ready to hit the road for your very own adventure!

Weekend Getaways with Kids in Wisconsin

Not more than a couple hours away from Milwaukee, Wisconsin boasts some amazing, charming, and historical kid-friendly day trips. From visiting Door County to the Wisconsin Dells, from Madison to Kohler, these nine regions are worth the trip when visiting with your kids. Here are our top picks for Wisconsin trips for kids. Kohler This...

Small Town Spotlight: Fall Family Fun in Ludington, Michigan

During the summer we had an epic time in the beach town of Ludington, Michigan, a small community on the west coast of Michigan. But summer is not the only time for fun — they offer so much for families during the fall. Explore these fabulous ideas for fall fun to get you going in...

Best Kid-friendly Hotels in Chicago

With its awe-inspiring architecture, world class museums, and delicious eats, it’s no surprise that families love visiting Chicago. The world-class city offers tons of lodging options for families looking to visit, and our fellow Trekaroo travelers have the inside scoop on where to stay. Read on for our top hotel picks for families in Chicago. Photo...
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